News from Aging

Aging Out Loud with Mecanna Metzler

News from Aging posted on Fri, 05/26/2017 - 12:18pm

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.

Age Out Loud: Celebrate 2017 Older Americans Month

News from Aging posted on Wed, 05/03/2017 - 5:58pm
AGE OUT LOUD! : Older Americans Month, May 2017

AGE OUT LOUD! : Older Americans Month, Age Out Loud: May 2017. Strive for Wellness, Know your Rights, Stay Engaged, Explore New Things

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 Today, aging is about eliminating outdated perceptions and living the way that suits you best.

WNY Alzheimer's Caregiver Partnership Strives to Prevent Caregiver Burden, Burnout

News from Aging posted on Wed, 05/03/2017 - 5:18pm

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.

Immediate Opening for an Aging Services Aide

News from Aging posted on Thu, 04/20/2017 - 4:00pm

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.

Free Chronic Disease Self-Management Classes offered by Aging / NY Connects

News from Aging posted on Fri, 04/07/2017 - 2:34pm
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Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed in Gowanda

News from Aging posted on Tue, 04/04/2017 - 1:17pm

The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging’s Senior Wellness and Nutrition program needs your help. There is an immediate need for volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels in the Gowanda area.

Senior Citizens to read this Fraud Alert regarding Durable Medical Equipment

News from Aging posted on Thu, 03/30/2017 - 3:06pm

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.

Dept. of Aging Celebrates 15th Annual March for Meals

News from Aging posted on Tue, 03/28/2017 - 9:40am
March for Meals: Carol Winsor and Olean Mayor Aiello

March for Meals: Carol Winsor and Olean Mayor Aiello

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.

Community Forum on "Effective Communication Strategies" by the Alzheimer's Association

News from Aging posted on Wed, 03/08/2017 - 1:54pm
You're Not Alone

You're Not Alone

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.

Department of the Aging / NY Connects to Host Diabetes Self-Management Class

News from Aging, NY Connects posted on Tue, 01/31/2017 - 2:25pm

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.

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