News from Aging
May is Older Americans Month. Throughout the month, the Cattaraugus County Dept. of the Aging has been identifying older adults within the community that are living life to the fullest and "AGING OUT LOUD". Hundreds of seniors attended this month's RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) gala and spent two days being recognized for all the amazing contributions they make to our county. This week, Department of Aging staff caught up with 101 year old Mecanna Metzler.
Getting older doesn’t mean what it used to. For many aging Americans, it is a phase of life where interests, goals, and dreams can get a new or second start. Today, aging is about eliminating outdated perceptions and living the way that suits you best.
Through the Western New York Alzheimer’s Caregiver Partnership (WNYACP), partners Catholic Charities of Buffalo, the Alzheimer’s Association, Western New York Chapter, and seven county Offices for the Aging in WNY, are helping caregivers of persons with dementia.
Supported by a New York State Department of Health grant, WNYACP assists residents of Erie, Niagara, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Genesee and Wyoming counties.
The Cattaraugus County Department of Aging/NY Connects has an immediate opening for an Aging Services Aide. This is a provisional part-time position and will primarily involve phone and clerical functions.
Are you tired, anxious or in pain? Are you unsure about how to best handle an ongoing health condition? JOIN US! Discover fresh, practical ways to live better and healthier. Learn the tools to manage and take control of your health.
Anne Parks, Cattaraugus County's Medicare Health Insurance Coordinator through the Department of Aging, encourages Senior Citizens to read this Fraud Alert regarding Durable Medical Equipment.
The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging’s Senior Wellness and Nutrition program held Community Champions Day on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, as part of Meals on Wheels of America’s March for Meals campaign.
St. Paul’s of Ellicottville in conjunction with the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging / NY Connects is pleased to invite you to a Community Forum on Saturday, March 25, 2017 beginning at 10am at St. Paul’s in Ellicottville.
Do you have diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? Join the Department of the Aging/NY Connects for a 6-week class designed to help you discover fresh, practical ways to live better and healthier.