News from Aging

NYS Awards $4.5 Million Grant to WNY Dementia Caregiver Programs

News from Aging posted on Tue, 01/02/2018 - 11:04am

The Alzheimer's Association Western New York Chapter will oversee a three-year, $4.5 million dollar grant from the New York State Department of Health to expand dementia caregiving initiatives across seven counties.

Paul Brown Chevrolet Donates to Meals on Wheels/Friends of Aging Foundation Fund

News from Aging posted on Thu, 12/28/2017 - 10:29am
Dec. 19, 2017 Paul Brown Chevrolet donation to Meals on Wheels/Friends of Aging

Dec. 19, 2017 Paul Brown Chevrolet donation to Meals on Wheels/Friends of Aging

On Tuesday, December 19, staff from the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging received a donation from Paul Brown Chevrolet for their Meals on Wheels/Friends of Aging Foundation Fund. The folks at Paul Brown Chevy wanted to give back to the community to a program that could be positively impacted at this holiday season. This past year, over 112,000 meals were provided to elderly Cattaraugus County residents.

Holiday Luncheons for You and Your Memory-Impaired Loved One

News from Aging posted on Mon, 12/04/2017 - 9:51am

The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging is sponsoring a series of holiday luncheons for caregivers and their loved one receiving care. If you are caring for a loved one with dementia, you and your loved one are invited to join us for a free holiday luncheon.

Please RSVP to the Department of the Aging at 716-373-8032.

This is a time to celebrate both you and your loved one with a memory iimpairment, and a moment to take some time out during the busy holiday season!

We hope you can join us!

Western New York Alzheimer's Caregiver Partnership

Share the Love Event

News from Aging posted on Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:43am
Subaru: Share the Love event Meals on Wheels

Subaru: Share the Love event Meals on Wheels

As a member of Meals on Wheels America, Cattaraugus County Dept of the Aging's Senior Wellness & Nutrition Program is proud to participate in Subaru of America, Inc.’s annual Share the Love Event to help raise critical funds needed to support our local seniors.

When you buy or lease a new Subaru this holiday season, we hope you’ll choose Meals on Wheels as the recipient of a $250 donation.

Learn more at www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org/sharethelove.

Caregiver Teleseminars

News from Aging posted on Thu, 11/09/2017 - 10:58am
2017 Nov. Caregivers Teleseminar

2017 Nov. Caregivers Teleseminar

Do you provide care for an elder relative or loved one? Do you wonder where you can find the help you need? Join other caregivers, including adult children, spouses and partners for these FREE informational phone sessions on caregiving (from the comfort of your home).

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) 2017-2018 Season Opens November 13

News from Aging posted on Wed, 11/08/2017 - 9:02am

The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging will be assisting individuals age 60 and over with HEAP applications.

NYS Office for the Aging Reminds Older New Yorkers that Medicare Open Enrollment Begins October 15

News from Aging posted on Wed, 10/11/2017 - 3:38pm

Older adults with Medicare encouraged to review current health plan and prescription drug coverage options.

Medicare Workshops for Open Enrollment 2018

News from Aging posted on Fri, 10/06/2017 - 4:07pm

Due to the overwhelming increase in the demand for Medicare open enrollment assistance, the Department of the Aging will be offering Medicare Workshops to help individuals make informed decisions regarding Medicare supplemental insurance.

Need Help with your Medicare Plan Comparisons for Open Enrollment?

News from Aging posted on Tue, 09/26/2017 - 10:17am

Join Department of the Aging staff at a WORKSHOP to find the best plan for your insurance needs!

Social Adult Day Care Programs Available

News from Aging posted on Fri, 09/08/2017 - 12:54pm

Did you know that Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging/NY Connects has multiple funding opportunities for Cattaraugus County residents to attend adult day care programs?