Warsaw/Richmond County Triad

A partnership between local law enforcement, seniors and senior service providers

March 22 Meeting: Lock (and unlock) Your Home Safely

Lock yourself out of your house? It might not be your fault – locks often fail in the locked position. Come to the March 22 Triad meeting to find out … Continue reading

March 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Orchard: Not What You Might Expect. Feb. 23 Meeting Report

It’s the future: “Tele-health” lets a psychiatrist in Newport News consult with a resident at The Orchard in Warsaw. Teleconference equipment also eases the transition for patients transferring from the … Continue reading

February 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Join Us Dec. 8 for a Holiday Luncheon and Fun at Cobham Park Baptist Church

From 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on December 8, Triad members and friends will get together to eat, mingle, sing and learn about Triad and its 2015 accomplishments. Join us … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Helicopter Medical Transport: Oct. 27 Meeting Report on Kelly Keener, PHI Air Medical

If you’re seriously injured in Richmond County or nearby, you could find yourself being transported in a helicopter like this one. Kelly Keener, with PHI Air Medical, spoke to the Triad … Continue reading

September 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Stay Ahead of Scam Artists: Sept. 22 Meeting Report

Triad Council members got an earful at the Sept. 22 meeting, when AARP representative Diana Hollett presented information from the Fraud Watch Network, set up by AARP to help people … Continue reading

August 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

When You Can’t Manage at Home Alone: August Meeting Report

There’s good news and bad news, said Jill White, with Commonwealth Assisted Living (CAL) at Farnham Manor. The good news is we’re living longer, but our bodies are getting older … Continue reading

August 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Medicare 101: July Meeting Report

Louise Mohardt, from Geriatric Services, tried to boil down to basics the complicated Medicare landscape: eligibility; what is covered by Medicare Part A and Part B; when to enroll; how … Continue reading

August 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wrap-Up: 3rd Triad Health & Safety Fair

Not only did the Triad’s 2015 Health & Safety Fair dodge the rain that threatened, but more than two dozen vendors shared a wealth of information, took blood pressure and … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rethink Hospice and Medical Alert: May Meeting Report

Try a new way of thinking about both hospice and medical alert systems, urged Riverside Health’s Cynthia Barrack and Pam Taylor. At Triad’s May 26 meeting, Cynthia said hospice is … Continue reading

June 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Richmond County Museum: April Meeting Report

Historic photos, personal stories and anecdotes helped bring the treasures of the Richmond County Museum alive for Triad members at the April 28 meeting, when Richmond County Museum Board President … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Transportation Service Re-Launching, Volunteers Needed

Bay Transit is re-launching a transportation service – MedCarry – that provides non-emergency medical transportation for people age 60+ who live in the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula. It depends … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Regular Triad Meeting Place: Bay Transit

Beginning April 28, the Triad’s monthly meetings will be held at the same location: the Bay Transit Building in the Warsaw Commerce Park (where Route 3 intersects with Main Street, … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · Leave a comment