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Senior News

What To Know About Your Explanation Of Benefits

Question; I got a hospital bill from my admission & the Rehab stay after. I didn’t think it would cost that much? How do I know what to pay? Answer; This is the second half of a two week answer. The answer is different depending on your insurance. The key to maximizing your medical ...

What To Do When Family Is Sick

Question: My spouse is in the hospital and I don’t know what will be happening. I don’t know what to expect. What should I do? Answer: When our family is sick, the situation can often feel dire. I do have some advice and some resources to help you through this. This highly stressful ...

Avoid Scams And Guard Your Card

With the New Year upon us many people have updated or changed their insurance coverage. These changes can bring about new health insurance cards being issued. The New York StateWide Senior Action Council (StateWide), is advising seniors to “Guard Your Card,” as Scammers will use various ...

‘Its Entertaining’

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Joyce Loaiza lives alone, but when she returns to her apartment at a Florida senior community, the retired office worker often has a chat with a friendly female voice that asks about her day. A few miles away, the same voice comforted 83-year-old Deanna Dezern ...

Home Care In Our Community

If you need help at home, there are a few options available. The type of care is based on what you need and for how long. There are short-term needs that require a skilled service like a nurse or physical therapist. This may be a return to your home after a procedure like a hip or knee ...

Local Roots Program Increases Access To Fresh Produce for Rural Older Adults

More older adults have access to fresh affordable produce in Chautauqua County, NY! Why? Because of the partnership between SNAP-Ed NY with Office for Aging Services. According to the National Institute of Health, over half of older adults to not consume the recommended number of fruit and ...