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Senior News

Warmer weather means it’s time to move more

With the weather turning, I have started to see the faces in my neighborhood that I have missed all winter long. Starting to prepare their garden spaces, walking the dogs, and just enjoying the sun. What I am really seeing is movement! This movement makes your daily life better. When you ...

Adult Day Care adapts with seasons

How can you tell when spring is here — aside from looking at the calendar? The longer days? Rainy nights? Snow melting? Chautauqua Adult Day Services officials know spring is here around this time of year when clients start to brainstorm ideas for the annual Easter Cake Contest. ...

Make sure you have a healthcare proxy

“It’s April do you know where your healthcare proxy is?” I adapted this saying from a local news station who use to say, “It’s 11 o’clock do you know where your children are?” because in April we celebrate National Healthcare Decision Day. We can’t overstress the importance of ...

Dunkirk Senior Center announces events

The Dunkirk Senior Center will be sponsoring “Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tour” and lunch at Curly’s. The trip will take place on Tuesday, May 24. Cost per member is $80. The trip will start with a stop at the BFLO Store, then lunch at Curly’s and on to the Double Decker Bus Tour. Sign up ...

Emergency help buttons are useful

The idea of aging in place means that older adults can live in their own homes and communities. However, you need the right tools. Help with aging in place can take many forms, from family caregivers, to nutrition services, to home care workers that can assist with daily chores and ...

Grape Belt Seniors announce upcoming events

The grape belt seniors meet for aerobics and weights with Catherine on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9-10 a.m. at the Masonic Lodge in Fredonia. Classes are open to members and the cost is $1 for each class you attend. Membership dues are now being taken for 2022. Any cancellations of ...