Category: Senior Services

December 13, 2016 Molly Gale

Beverly “Cookie” Eller has been named as the winner of District Three Governmental Cooperative’s annual Layne Pennington Award. She becomes the twelfth winner of the award presented by the Board of Commissioners and named for the late G. Layne Pennington, who was an energetic and dedicated member of the agency’s management team.   As Home…

December 13, 2016 Molly Gale

Each year at this time, District Three requests contributions from church and civic groups and individuals to help meet the needs addressed by the emergency services program, such fuel for home heating. Since all administrative costs are paid from state and federal grants, contributions can be used entirely to benefit those in need.   For…

October 18, 2016 Molly Gale

The Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program (VICAP) has scheduled enrollment events throughout the service area to assist Medicare beneficiaries make informed decisions about their Medicare Part D plan. There will also be counselors available in the Marion office during the open enrollment from October 15, 2016 through December 7, 2016. The enrollment event schedule…

October 18, 2016 Molly Gale

There will be an Alzheimer’s Support Group meeting at Carrington Place in Wytheville on the third Thursday of every month at 5:00 PM. The meeting will be held in the Administration building. For more information please contact Sissy Frye or Brenda Jones at 276.783.8157 or 1.800.541.0933.

October 18, 2016 Molly Gale

A large crowd including more than 140 senior citizens gathered at the Cliffview Church of God between Galax and Fries recently to celebrate the first Twin County Senior Day. The event included games, door prizes, musical entertainment, health screenings, information, food and fellowship. Event sponsors hope this was just the first of what will become…

October 18, 2016 Molly Gale

Bob Howard, a member of the Abingdon Town Council, has been elected to a one-year term as chair the Board of Commissioners of District Three Governmental Cooperative. Brenda Sutherland of Grayson County was elected vice-chair of the regional agency at the September 15 meeting, and Tim Reeves of Wythe County was elected as Secretary-Treasurer. The…

August 23, 2016 Molly Gale

Seniors can have their cars assessed and adjusted at free CarFit events: – AAA Tidewater CarFit Tuesday, July 26, 2016 from 9am – 2pm Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach Please call Katherine Beachboard at (757) 233-3889 for more information – Brandermill Woods Retirement Community CarFit Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 10am – 2pm 14311 Brandermill…

August 23, 2016 Molly Gale

Summer is in full swing! Make sure your senior aged loved ones stay happy and healthy by encouraging them to be safe on the road. Mature drivers should check their vision regularly, plan routes ahead of time, and consider taking a driving refresher course. Check out more tips here If your senior loved one displays…

August 18, 2016 Molly Gale

The first ever Twin County (Grayson and Carroll) Senior Day is planned for Tuesday, September 20 at 10:00 am at Cliffview Church of God, 2923 Fries Rd, Galax, VA. The event will be modeled after similar activities in Smyth and Wythe Counties that annually attract hundreds of participants and dozens of exhibitors for a day…