News from Aging
Hank Gilbert is a Home Delivered Meal volunteer who delivers meals within the Brookside Community Senior Apartments in Olean, NY.
Each day at 11:30 the meals are dropped off at the apartments and Hank delivers them to the residents. He delivers an average of 250 meals every month.
The Meals on Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) is asking everyone to Take the Pledge Against Senior Hunger.
This is not a financial pledge. Only a signature is needed to show your support! Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging's Senior Wellness & Nutrition Program is asking that everyone take the time to stop by the Dept of Aging office & sign the Pledge Table Runner. Pledge Table Runners are also available to sign at any of our 13 Nutrition Sites throughout the county.
November 17, 2009: During the first 8 weeks since the introduction of the Cattaraugus County free prescription drug discount program, county residents filled 110 prescriptions with the cards at discounts averaging 32% and $19.00 for each prescription, Cherianne Wold announced today.
Introducing the FREE Cattaraugus County Prescription Discount Card
Human Services Agencies have a coordinated response to families to assist with a variety of needs. Services will be accessible through the FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTERat the Gowanda Elementary School on Aldrich St. between 9 A.M. and 5 P.M.
Services will include :
- Food, Water
- Temporary assistance, food stamps,temporary shelter
- Information regarding furnace, hot water tank,and appliance replacement.
- General Health information, assistance with medications, and nursing staff.
Robert "No Prob Bob" Goodrich is the Senior Nutrition Program success story!
He didn't start driving till he was 59 and has been a Meals on Wheels driver ever since 1989.
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