News from Aging
From the Salamanca Press "Healthy Living Consortium Working to Make County Healthier" By Deb Everts, Press Reporter
Prior to the Healthy Living Consortium held in Olean March 17, two representatives from the “mentor” community of Williamson, W. Va., met with several members of the Salamanca community at Holiday Inn Express.
The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging/NY Connects has been alerted to a possible scam targeting residents in the Olean area. The report states an individual has been going door-to-door asking residents to see their NYSEG bill.
Senior Wellness and Nutrition Program Awarded $2,000 Share The Love Grant from Meals on Wheels America
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Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging Offering Monthly Caregiver Support Group
It has been said there are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.
A caregiver can be defined as a person who assists another with any of the following: bathing, housekeeping, grocery shopping, bill paying, organizing medications, providing transportation, providing day-to-day company, and/or giving any other assistance the care recipient may need.
Catholic Charities, Partners Embark on Collaborative Caregiver Initiative Designed to Expand Safety Net in Seven Counties
Service Network Includes Erie County Senior Services and WNY Alzheimer’s Association
Buffalo, N.Y., Dec. 14, 2015 – Catholic Charities of Buffalo and its eight partners are mobilizing for a January 1 start for the comprehensive Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Support Initiative, the result of a $7.5 million award announced recently by New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.
Cathy Mackay, director of the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging/NY Connects, has announced that the agency’s Twenty-First (21st) Annual Senior Forum and Public Hearing will be held Thursday, August 20, 2015, at the Franklinville Elementary School beginning at 9:00 a.m. The forum is open to all persons age 60 and older who are residents of Cattaraugus County.
Cathy Mackay, director of the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging/NY Connects, has announced that Cattaraugus County has been awarded 800 Senior Farmers Market coupon booklets, valued at $16,000. Each booklet contains five $4.00 coupons ($20.00 value), and can be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at participating Farmers Markets in Cattaraugus County.