About the Department of Aging
The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging provides or assures the provision of needed services to county residents who are age 60 or older.
The Department was created in July of 1975, through an Act of the Cattaraugus County Legislature. Since its inception, the Department has coordinated with existing community services, planned, developed and, in some cases, administered needed programs, while also promoting new and better services for all individuals age 60 or older.
This web site is meant to be a guide to the services available directly through the Department or its subcontractors. These services can be broken into seven large categories:
- Case Management
- Access Services
- Housing / Weatherization
- Long Term Care Support Services
- Other Specialized Services
- Nutrition & Wellness
- Recreation & Retirement Services
- Caregiver Resources
The Department of Aging is a member of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging [www.n4a.org] - Advocacy, Action - Answers on Aging