Working together to remain in our own homes as we age.

Welcome, Barbara Conover!

The Athens Village is pleased to announce the hire of its
new Executive Director, Ms. Barbara Conover.
Ms. Conover has an extensive background in housing development and nonprofit administration. She is very interested in meeting all Village members and potential members at your earliest convenience.
You can contact her by phone at 740-447-0500 or by email at TheAthensVillage@gmail.com.

Health/Exercise Options for Seniors in Athens

This chart shows all the exercise options that we are aware of
in the Athens area. Please let us know of any gaps, errors, or changes.
The office phone is 740-447-0500 or email TheAthensVillage@gmail.com

The Athens Village is

Not a place, but a community
living securely and safely
in our own homes.  

You can be:

In charge
In contact
You can be home

In short, The Athens Village is a group of neighbors working together to help each of us age gracefully in our own homes. To see membership benefits, please click here.

To see a 2015 student-made short (1 minute 18 sec) video about the Village, please click here. The video doesn't work in all browsers with equal success.

Our Mission:

Enable members to live independently, comfortably and safely in their homes.

Our Vision:

A dynamic, responsive community of members who support meaningful and fulfilling lives for one another.

Research, including that of insurance companies, has shown that people are much better off in their own homes than in assisted living facilities. The Athens Village works with a number of local, regional and national agencies to further the interests of its members.

Today is
Office Hours are generally 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., M-Th
and 2nd and 4th Fridays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Members can contact the Village office (740-447-0500 or TheAthensVillage@gmail.com) at any time for assistance.
PLEASE leave a message if no one answers the phone.

Upcoming Events

Note: unless otherwise noted, all meetings are at 94 Columbus Rd.
  • Every Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., Chair Yoga, in the OSU Extension Office, 278 West Union St., in back. $5 donation, each session.
  • Every Tuesday, 12:30 p.m., Informal lunch gathering of members & guests at Bob Evans.
  • Every 2nd Wednesday, 4 p.m., Informal social gathering, Athens Uncorked, 14 Station St. Next meeting: Mar. 14
  • Wed., Feb. 28, 1 p.m., Get More Out of Your Membership, Tim Horton's on E. State St Note changed venue, please
  • Mon., Mar. 12, 1 p.m., Membership Team, ACEnet Conference Room B
  • Mon., Mar. 12, 2 p.m., Hearing Aid Interest Group discussion, ACEnet Conference Room B
  • Tues., Mar. 13, 10 a.m., Board meeting, Athens Community Center
  • Wed., Mar. 7, 11 a.m.: PIT Team, monthly meeting, ACEnet Conference Room B rescheduled for weather
  • Wed., Mar. 14, 3 p.m., Health & Wellness Team, ACEnet Conference Room B.