Erie County Senior Services

Erie County Senior Services The mission of the Department of Senior Services of Erie County is to promote the well-being of all older adults through coordinated and cost-effective services which enhance their independence, dignity and quality of life.

Twitter - @ECSeniorSvcs

Operating as usual

Our "University Express" program is still running, just virtually on the Internet. You can sign up for great courses on ...
11/14/2020

Our "University Express" program is still running, just virtually on the Internet. You can sign up for great courses on history, science, health and wellness, and so many others.

Learn more about this FREE program and upcoming classes:
https://www2.erie.gov/universityexpress/

ECDOH announces changes in COVID-19 diagnostic test criteria; public health resources will focus on testing close contac...
11/13/2020

ECDOH announces changes in COVID-19 diagnostic test criteria; public health resources will focus on testing close contacts of confirmed COVID-19 cases and symptomatic Erie County residents. Click the link below for more information!
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Veteran and military caregivers are fighting on the front lines of this pandemic in unprecedented ways. Here are some re...
11/13/2020
Challenges Veterans and Caregivers Face During Pandemic

Veteran and military caregivers are fighting on the front lines of this pandemic in unprecedented ways. Here are some resources to help with common challenges, including looking after your own physical and mental health.
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AARP and several partners offer support and services to veterans and military caregivers. Here's a list of support services for people in need.

Get your flu vaccine this season, it is so important!
11/13/2020

Get your flu vaccine this season, it is so important!

Reminder! November is Caregiver Month and Erie County Senior Services is presenting 3 free virtual classes! The next one...
11/12/2020

Reminder! November is Caregiver Month and Erie County Senior Services is presenting 3 free virtual classes! The next one is November 16th, 2020: Caring for a Loved One with Dementia presented by the Alzheimer's Association! To register click here: erie.gov/caregiverseries

Over 24,000 have used CV19 CheckUp. Take the test and find your free personalized assessment that will help you understa...
11/12/2020

Over 24,000 have used CV19 CheckUp. Take the test and find your free personalized assessment that will help you understand what your COVID-19 risks are and how you can stay safer and healthier. It’s quick, easy and simple to use: http://ow.ly/vjxL50CiClL

Happy Veteran's Day from Erie County Senior Services! Thank you for your service!!!
11/11/2020

Happy Veteran's Day from Erie County Senior Services! Thank you for your service!!!

Since common cold and flu symptoms can also be signs of coronavirus, a cough or sneeze can easily send you into a panic....
11/11/2020
Are Your Symptoms Sign of a Cold, the Flu or COVID-19?

Since common cold and flu symptoms can also be signs of coronavirus, a cough or sneeze can easily send you into a panic. Here's a look at telltale signs of each illness and how to tell them apart!
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With flu season approaching it's easy to worry that every cough and sniffle could be coronavirus. Doctors help differentiate between the infections.


Our Erie County Fitness Program! Here is an article by our very own Mr. Fitness Richard Derwald on how to fight back dur...
11/10/2020

Our Erie County Fitness Program! Here is an article by our very own Mr. Fitness Richard Derwald on how to fight back during this Flu and Covid season 👊

November is Diabetes Awareness Month!  Diabetes affects one quarter of all those aged 65 and over. The information provi...
11/10/2020

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! Diabetes affects one quarter of all those aged 65 and over. The information provided also highlights the disparities that exist.

Sign-up for future hikes! The next available hike is November 29 at Sprague Brook Park. (Participation limited to 25. MA...
11/09/2020

Sign-up for future hikes! The next available hike is November 29 at Sprague Brook Park. (Participation limited to 25. MASKS REQUIRED.)
To register, and for more details, go to: https://www2.erie.gov/parks/index.php?q=events

245,000: The number of meals Erie County Senior Services provides every year to area seniors through “Stay Fit Dining,” ...
11/08/2020

245,000: The number of meals Erie County Senior Services provides every year to area seniors through “Stay Fit Dining,” our congregate dining program.
For a calendar and complete list of participating locations, visit:
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Yesterday was "Check Your Blood Pressure Day".  Here's why it's important to check it and how to maintain a healthy bloo...
11/08/2020
Why is Maintaining a Healthy Blood Pressure Important?

Yesterday was "Check Your Blood Pressure Day". Here's why it's important to check it and how to maintain a healthy blood pressure.
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Maintaining a healthy blood pressure is very important because the higher your blood pressure is the higher your chances of having health issues are. All of your body's important organs, such as your brain and heart, receive nutrients and oxygen through your blood flow.

Join the Center for Elder Law and Justice, next week on Facebook live! #healthcare #healthequity #lgbt #legalservices
11/07/2020

Join the Center for Elder Law and Justice, next week on Facebook live!
#healthcare #healthequity #lgbt #legalservices

Civil legal services will ensure that Western New Yorkers maintain access to safe affordable housing, health care, and i...
11/07/2020
Home - Center for Elder Law & Justice

Civil legal services will ensure that Western New Yorkers maintain access to safe affordable housing, health care, and income.
Your gift can sustain the Center for Elder Law & Justice during these unprecedented times.
http://ow.ly/dF0B50CdpjT

You can reach an attorney directly for legal advice through our Free Senior Legal Advice Helpline. Call 1-844-481-0973 or e-mail [email protected] at any time. For recent press, see CELJ in the News. Click on the buttons below to access our Senior Financial Safety Tool and Legal Risk Detec...

CV19 CheckUp is a free system that gives you a personalized assessment that will help you understand what your COVID-19 ...
11/06/2020

CV19 CheckUp is a free system that gives you a personalized assessment that will help you understand what your COVID-19 risks are and provide tips about how to stay safe and healthy. Try it now!
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Access WNY used van dedication! For more information please visit: accesswny.org to learn about their services!Here is a...
11/06/2020

Access WNY used van dedication! For more information please visit: accesswny.org to learn about their services!

Here is a friendly message from Mark Poloncarz: https://youtu.be/KfSsUbTPNio

Deciding to become physically active is one of the best things you can do for your health. Exercise and physical activit...
11/06/2020
How Older Adults Can Get Started with Exercise

Deciding to become physically active is one of the best things you can do for your health. Exercise and physical activity are not only great for your mental and physical health, but they can help keep you independent as you age!
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Find tips on how to to get started with exercise and physical activity, including setting fitness goals and creating an activity log.

Spend time with that special someone and reach your fitness goals! This article features our own Mr. Fitness, Richard De...
11/06/2020
Couples Who Lose Together Lose More – In Good Health – Buffalo & WNY’s Healthcare Newspaper

Spend time with that special someone and reach your fitness goals! This article features our own Mr. Fitness, Richard Derwald. He explains what motivates him and says that having a workout partner is a great way to keep moving!

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Features Top Stories  October 27, 2020 Couples Who Lose Together Lose More Posted By: admin By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant Astudy published in August by Lotte Verweij, a registered nurse and Ph.D. student at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands, indicates that couples lose more po...

This is a big year with another census being conducted. How much do you know about the census and what can the records f...
11/05/2020
Federal Census Records and Genealogy

This is a big year with another census being conducted. How much do you know about the census and what can the records from years gone by tell us?
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There’s so much talk in the media about the 2020 Census being conducted now. From a genealogist’s point of view, census records provide the building blocks of our research.

11/05/2020
Celebrating Caregiver Month in Erie County!

November is Caregiver Month and Erie County Senior Services is offering three presentations in support of the caregivers that work so hard to help others. Please watch this video to learn more. All three presentations are free!

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November is #CaregiverMonth, a time to recognize, celebrate and support the critical work of our community's caregivers. Erie County Senior Services is hosti...

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95 Franklin St, 13th Floor
Buffalo, NY
14202

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(716) 858-8526

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I work with Buffalo, NY Seniors. Due to COVID, I can't make in person visits. Can you help me spread the word to our 65 and older seniors, that we can assist them with all their Medicare needs. https://www.virtualshopandcompare.com/BMG/resources/ Much appreciated, I look forward to our partnership.
I work with Buffalo, NY Seniors. Due to COVID, I can't make in person visits. Can you help me spread the word to our 65 and older seniors, that we can assist them with all their Medicare needs. https://www.virtualshopandcompare.com/BMG/resources/ Much appreciated, I look forward to our partnership.
I AM AT 31 HOLLING DR. WITH SOMETHING DEAD .. UNDER A WOODEN WHEEL CHAIR RAMP RIGHT AT MY DOOR. THE STENCH IS UNBELIEVABLE ... FLIES EVERY WHERE AND IN MY APT. I CALLED YOU .. I CALLED THEM ... THE MAINTENCE GUYS CAME OUT .. LOOKED AT IT AND SAID THEY DIDNT KNOW HOW TO MUCH THE RAMP .. ??? E3XCUSE ME ??? . MUTTERED SOMETHING AND WALKED OFF ... LEAVING ME WITH THIS ALL DAMM WEEKEND .... WTH !!!!! CAN SOMEONE DO SOMETHING PLEASE... THE SMELL IS COMING INTO MY APT and i called you guys too ..... still NOTHING Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) stop STOP TELLING ME TO CALL NUMBERS... I BEEN DOING THAT. NOTHING ...... DO SOMETHING
Where was it advertised about Senior give away in Boston, NY yesterday?? Why were only a few notified??? Not fair.
Where is the nearest food / clothes pantry to Main St and Eggert road?
Boulevard Mall is having a Health Fair Saturday, February 23rd, 2019. We have about 50 vendors providing everything from free blood pressure screenings, to Tai Chi and yoga demonstrations, a mobile mammography truck, book signing, food trucks, children's activities and more!
My name is Lily M. McDonald and I am writing to say Thank you to Senior services for Helping me out with food a week ago when i ran out . I might have the date off a bit but Thank You so much Lily M. McDonald