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Senior News

Delivery Day

Pictured on Dec. 18 some Westfield-Mayville Rotarians assisted the Chautauqua County Office for the Aging by delivering holiday gift bags to senior citizens in Westfield and Brocton. Pictured braving the elements to make the deliveries are Rotarians Patty Benton and Steve Stratton. Also ...

County Long Term Care Council Seeking Members

New York Connects is the New York states aging and disability resource center available to people of all ages that are in need of long term community supports and services. It is an information, assistance, referral and options counseling services available by phone, email or in person at our ...

Area Woman Celebrates 90th Birthday

Lois McIntyre celebrated her 90th birthday in Portland on Dec. 28. McIntyre celebrated the event with her four children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Submitted photo

North Harmony Senior Citizens To Meet Today

STOW — The North Harmony Senior Citizens met Dec. 16 with 44 members and four guests in attendance. The pledge to the flag and opening prayer began the meeting conducted by president Earl Ferry. A potluck feast was highlighted by baked ham provided by the club. A cake celebrating Janette ...

Now Is Perfect Time To Reflect On Health, Happiness

Happy New Year 2020! The start of a new year and a new decade is a good time to reflect on our life and our life style and commit to making some changes that can improve our health and happiness. The American Geriatrics Society has these top 10 recommendations for older adults to improve ...

Harmony Senior Citizens Set To Meet

Forty-six members of the Harmony Senior Citizens met on Jan. 2 for a variety of homemade soups and sandwiches prepared by the following members: Birdie Karlson, Karen Hurlburt, Chick Morrison, June Whipple, Cindy McIntyre, Elaine Jensen, Sally Hagg and Dee Ellis. Other items provided by ...

Powerful Tools For Caregivers Class Coming In February

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an education program to help family and friends caring for older adults with long-term health conditions including Alzheimer’s, stroke, Parkinson’s’ disease and others. Powerful Tools helps caregivers develop skills and confidence to better care for ...

Gathering Includes Custom Made Baskets

GERRY — The Rodeo City senior citizens met for a lunch and program at the Gerry United Methodist Church. President Ann Hellman welcomed all to the gathering, and Pastor Phil Shay gave the blessing prior to the lunch. Table decorations for the meeting were provided by Ed Yager, which ...

Program Is Seeking Volunteers

Chautauqua County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), located on the Lutheran campus, is a federal program guided by the mission is “To improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering.” These service opportunities are targeted ...

Sinclairville Group Welcomes 2020

SINCLAIRVILLE — The Sinclairville Senior Citizens meet once a month on the second Tuesday at noon in the Sinclairville Firehall Dining room for a luncheon and meeting. The January meeting was held with President LouAnn Smith welcoming all to the new year and to the gathering. New year’s ...

Holiday Treat

Fifty-six members of the Harmony Senior Citizens met Dec. 5 at noon at the Panama United Methodist Church. While waiting to be served a delicious ham dinner complete with mashed potatoes and gravy, carrots, jello salad roll and homemade apple pie, Santa appeared and delivered a gift to every ...

Campaign To Raise Awareness On Senior Resources

Chautauqua County Office for the Aging is excited to participate in the 2019 “Home for the Holidays” campaign, led by the Eldercare Locator, the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) and the U.S. Administration for Community Living in partnership with the University of ...

Nutty Nutrition Facts

Years ago, nuts were considered too high in fat to be included in a heart healthy diet. But no more! Nuts have not changed, they are still high in fat and calories. However, with research, we know that the certain types of fats have been shown to have positive health benefits such as ...

North Harmony Senior Citizens To Meet Today

STOW — The North Hannony Senior Citizens met Monday, Nov. 18 with approximately 55 members in attendance. Two new members are Dennis and Sandra Cornell. The meeting was brought to order by President, Earl Ferry and by prayer and pledge to the flag. A dinner was enjoyed with the birthday cake ...

NY Connects Offers Gift Ideas For Loves Ones

Happy Holidays! Are you struggling to find a gift for someone? NY Connects is a great way to connect with some gift ideas for loved ones. This is an excellent way for families both near and far to check in to see what services are available to assist Chautauqua County family and friends. ...

Sinclairville Senior Citizens Elect Officers For 2020

SINCLAIRVILLE — The Sinclairville Senior Citizens meet once a month on the second Tuesday at noon in the Sinclairville Firehall Dining room for a luncheon and meeting. All were welcomed by president June Whipple, and Ray Wood provided the Christmas music during the gathering. Festive table ...

Resident Council Members Donate To St. Susan Center

Resident Council members from the Hultquist Place Assisted Living Program at Lutheran hold various fundraising events for charity throughout the year. Pictured are Margaret Ostrander, Pat Treharne and volunteer Harris Goldstein as they present a check for $150 to Bonny Scott-Sleight of the St. ...

Westfield Seniors Elect 2020 Officers

On Nov. 14, 18 members of the Westfield Senior Citizens met at the YWCA. The group was entertained by Kathy Petersen with fiddle and guitar after a noon lunch. President Pat Sciarrino opened with a prayer of thanks after Shirley Kolpien shared a couple of jokes. Sciarrino read “Songs for ...

Strong Commitment

Barrie Yochim, executive director of the Meals on Wheels Program of the Jamestown Area, received the “Employer of the Year Award” recently from Linda Spaulding, project director of the Chautauqua County Office for the Aging Senior Community Service Employment Program. Becky Blum, ...

Veteran Services Are Available In Chautauqua County

The Chautauqua County Veterans Service Agency has important news to share with you. NY Connects is a service that can give you the opportunity to speak with our operator’s right here in Mayville and these operators can assist you with connecting to services in our community. The ...