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Senior News

Colorful, Creative And Tasty

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. ...

What Are Your Options In A Fair Hearing Process?

If you find yourself in a situation that your community services are going to change, or if your request for services is denied — there is something that you can do. This is for Medicaid funded home and community-based supports only. The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability ...

Move Your War: How Much Activity To I Need?

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 ...

‘Age My Way’ A Fitting Theme For Seniors

Older adults play vital, positive roles in our communities — as family members, friends, mentors, volunteers, civic leaders, members of the workforce, and more. Just as every person is unique, so too is how they age and how they choose to do it — and there is no “right” way. That’s ...

Chautauqua Adult Day Services Opens Gardening, Recreation Project

Chautauqua Adult Day Services received a grant from Cummins Engine, Sheldon Foundation and the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation for its Outdoor Therapeutic Gardening and Recreation Project. The project is providing participants in the program with the opportunity to be outside, do some ...

Can Cancer Blood Tests Live Up To Life-Saving Promise?

Joyce Ares had just turned 74 and was feeling fine when she agreed to give a blood sample for research. So she was surprised when the screening test came back positive for signs of cancer. After a repeat blood test, a PET scan and a needle biopsy, she was diagnosed with Hodgkin ...