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Senior News

NY Connects helps provide answers

Do you have questions about what programs and services are available in our community? Are you looking for a community service or program and tired of calling 20 different places to find out where to get help for yourself or a loved one? We have a solution: Call NY Connects first! NY ...

Caregivers recognized during November

November is the month where we take time to recognize and give praise and support to the 78 million people who dedicate their time, often unpaid, caring for a family member in need. Particularly as we approach the festive season when focus is placed on family and quality time, it is important ...

Dementia support group starts

A new caregiver support group has been formed in the north county for those caring for someone with dementia. Dine & Dish meets the second Thursday of each month. The county Office for the Aging is offering a support group for caregivers in the north county beginning Nov. 9 at 9:30 ...

Santa for Seniors project already underway

Once again, the Office for Aging Services is teaming up with Mayville Baptist Church and Hurlbut Church to bring the holiday cheer to isolated seniors across our county. The Santa for Seniors project delivers a gift bag filled with goodies and everyday essentials as well as a holiday meal to ...

Beware of scammers during open enrollment period

By Tiffany Erhard Open enrollment is Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, a period each year when individuals can change their Medicare and prescription drug selections. New York StateWide Senior Action Council offers free confidential services by HIICAP trained counselors. According to the ...

Silver Creek seniors celebrate Halloween during gatherings

SILVER CREEK – The Silver Creek Seniors met on Oct. 26 with 32 members present. President Ed Newman opened the meeting with the Pledge to the Flag and all singing America the Beautiful. He then welcomed guest Bonnie Purdy. Carm Tampio congratulated Harry and Joan Suski on their 70th ...