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Senior News

Grape Belt Seniors list trips for coming year

The Grape Belt Seniors meet at the Masonic Lodge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for their aerobics and weights class from 9 to 10 a.m. Participants must be a member to attend and the cost is $1 for each class. Dues for membership are now being taken for 2024. Day trips for 2024 ...

Three questions to ask before beginning a new fitness regimen

Exercise is widely recognized as a vital component of a healthy lifestyle. Despite that, a recent analysis of data from the 2020 National Health Interview Survey found that more than two-thirds of individuals are not getting enough exercise. Though the survey was conducted amid the onset of the ...

Older residents deserve more funding from state

New York state Gov. Kathy Hochul recently released a proposed budget that is frankly a slap in the face to Older New Yorkers. Despite headlines claiming New York as the first “Age Friendly State” in the nation and initiatives like Age-Friendly Health Systems and a Master Plan on Aging for ...

Finding answers to the Medicare questions

Do you have questions about Medicare or your health insurance? There is help available. The Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP) provides you and your loved ones with information and counseling about Medicare and other health insurance. Trained staff and ...

Dunkirk Senior Center list coming events, birthdays

The Dunkirk Senior Center will be having a soup, sandwich and a movie on Tuesday. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. with lunch served at noon. The cost is $5. Sign up in the Senior Center Office. The Senior Center will be sponsoring a fish dinner on Friday, March 22. Sign up in the office starting ...

Perfect match: Adult Day Care praises 20-year worker

Lisa Sheldon laughed as she recalled “I had been working for my mom at her home-based daycare and I decided to look for something else. I saw an advertisement in the Penny Saver for a part time Program Assistant at the Chautauqua Adult Day Care, Centers Inc. Dunkirk location. I went for an ...