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Senior News

Grape Belt Seniors scheduling trips, upcoming events

The Grape Belt Seniors meet on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for aerobics and weights from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Masonic Lodge in Fredonia. Residents have to be a member to attend and each class is $1 each time you are there. Membership for 2023 is now being taking. They recently had their Holiday ...

Senior employment program continues to expand

BROCTON — Goodwill of Western New York is currently looking for senior program participants and non-profit host agencies in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties for its popular Senior Community Service Employment Program. The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) provides ...

Delivery of meals brings big benefits

The holidays are a time for reflecting on “days of old” with family and friends, and indulging in the comfort that seasonal meals bring, as we share and eat together. Many of our neighbors, though, are experiencing the difficulties of loneliness and social isolation during this time, and do ...

Where to search for options for home-care services

By Dana Corwin BSN RN NY Connects Have you seen the ads that say, “You can get your Grandchildren or daughter paid to care for you? We see these all the time on Facebook, television, and in other areas. What does this mean? How do you get this type of care? The answer depends on your ...

Don’t throw that away! Get creative with leftovers

Are you looking forward to the holidays? Imagine the lovely aromas of the meals we grew up with and creating memories with loved ones. However, we end up with a fridge full of leftovers that we tire of eating. It is estimated that 40% of the food grown, processed, and transported in the U.S. ...

Role of caregiver goes beyond just the patient

National Family Caregivers Month is celebrated each November and it is a time to recognize and honor family caregivers (also known as care partners) across the country. The Chautauqua County Office for Aging Services (like our counterparts across the state and nation) are charged with not only ...