June 11, 2014

Guest Blog: A Life Shaped by Volunteerism

Earlier this month I sent out a call for guest blog posts on the topic of volunteering.  Today’s post comes from John Conner of Fahe member, […]
June 4, 2014

Revisiting West Liberty

During NeighborWorks Week, June 7-15, we will be revisiting the town of West Liberty.  Two years ago, the town was devastated by an EF3 tornado with […]
June 3, 2014

Fahe Spring Meeting 2014

On May 20th we held our annual Fahe Spring Meeting for the membership.  This is one of the two official times of the year that our […]
May 30, 2014

Aging in Appalachia

Appalachia has one of the largest elderly populations in America.  The issues of housing, health, and independent living for our seniors are important topics that need […]
May 27, 2014

Poverty and the Elderly

Poverty is one of the many challenges facing our aging population in Appalachia. Unfortunately, many people don’t understand how much need there is for our seniors.  […]
May 14, 2014

Aging In Place

Aging in place is a way for older people to live gracefully and safely in their own homes.  It allows them to stay in a familiar […]
May 6, 2014

Aging Summit

On April 30th Fahe hosted a summit on Aging in Kingsport, Tennessee.  The purpose of the summit was to get housing providers, policy makers, and service […]
April 24, 2014

Home and Happiness

According to the Harvard School of Public Health, being happier has several positive effects on our lives including a lower chance of heart disease, diabetes, and […]
April 15, 2014

Homemade Stress

  Everyone experiences some type of stress at home – the dishes are dirty, the kids are fighting, the lawn still hasn’t mowed itself (and unfortunately […]
March 26, 2014

Almost Heaven

Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, but the organization that provides services across three counties in West Virginia almost didn’t […]