OFA Joins the Alzheimer’s Association in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s

OFA Joins the Alzheimer’s Association in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Office for the Aging On September 9, 2017, the Western NY Alzheimer’s Association will be hosting a Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Point Gratiot in Dunkirk from 9 a.m. to noon. Chautauqua County along with over 600 communities nationwide holds this annual event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s […]

Office For The Aging Still Has Senior Farmer’s Market Coupons Available

Office For The Aging Still Has Senior Farmer’s Market Coupons Available

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Office for the Aging The Chautauqua County Office for the Aging (OFA) still has plenty of Senior Farmer’s Market coupon books available. Coupons can be obtained at any of the OFA’s offices, which are located on the first floor of the HRC Building, 7 N. Erie St. in Mayville; at […]

Staycation 2017

Staycation 2017

Article Contributed by Office for the Aging Summer is here and I hope you will make a date to experience some of the wonderful things we have in Chautauqua County. We are very blessed to have so much to enjoy, but how many of us take advantage of the things our area has to offer? […]

Staying Healthy as We Age

Staying Healthy as We Age

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Office for the Aging As we age, our bodies and life circumstances change. Changes in our home life, health, medications, income, along with decreased senses (especially taste /smell)may accompany the aging process. You probably have noticed loss of muscle mass, which may increase frailty or maybe some weight gain as […]

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Class

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Class

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Office for the Aging Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an education program to help family and friends caring for older adults with long-term health conditions (e.g., Alzheimers, stroke, Parkinsons disease and others). Powerful Tools helps caregivers develop skills and confidence to better care for themselves while caring for others. It […]

Article Contributed by Office for the Aging New York State Office for the Aging Acting Director Greg Olsen reminds older New Yorkers about the importance of getting their flu vaccination as soon as possible. “Flu season” in the United States can begin as early as October and last as late as May. The Centers for […]