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
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June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Older people throughout the United States lose an estimated $2.6 billion o...
06/08/2020
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day | USC CEM

June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Older people throughout the United States lose an estimated $2.6 billion or more annually due to elder financial abuse and exploitation. However, we can change this. Learn more:
http://eldermistreatment.usc.edu/weaad-home #WEAAD

ABOUT | TOOLS & TIPS | TAKE ACTION | EVENTS | NEWS & SOCIAL MEDIA | COMMITTEE World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Older adults can experience many types of abuse: physical, emotional, sexual, neglect, financial, and abandonment. Call ...
06/07/2020
Elder Abuse

Older adults can experience many types of abuse: physical, emotional, sexual, neglect, financial, and abandonment. Call Adult Protection to report instances of abuse, 858-6877. To learn more: http://ow.ly/5mno50uAvJn #WEEAD

Learn about elder abuse, including physical, emotional, and financial abuse. Identify signs of abuse, neglect, healthcare fraud, and how to get help.

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is providing families affected by Alzheimer’s with tips to keep in mind in c...
06/06/2020
How to Prepare for Hospitalization During Coronavirus Pandemic | Alzheimer's Foundation of America

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is providing families affected by Alzheimer’s with tips to keep in mind in case their loved one needs to be hospitalized.
https://alzfdn.org/prepare-hospitalization-coronavirus-pandemic/

Tips on Minimizing Disruptions for Individuals Living with Alzheimer’s from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (April 22, 2020)— Care transitions, moving a person from one setting, such as an assisted living facility to a hospital, are often difficult for individuals living with Alzheimer.....

Did you know you can fill out the 2020 Census by phone (in addition to mail and online)? Call 844-330-2020 today!http://...
06/05/2020

Did you know you can fill out the 2020 Census by phone (in addition to mail and online)? Call 844-330-2020 today!
http://ow.ly/3Gvl50ztlgU
(Image by Virtual Create-a-thon from #CreativesForTheCount)

Mask giveaway tomorrow!
06/05/2020

Mask giveaway tomorrow!

FREE reusable mask distribution tomorrow in Lackawanna. See image for details!

Syracuse Jewish Family Services and Erie County Dept. of Senior Services has partnered up to find out what current and f...
06/04/2020

Syracuse Jewish Family Services and Erie County Dept. of Senior Services has partnered up to find out what current and former caregivers need(ed).
By participating in this short survey, we can learn the potential barriers (cost, location of services, scheduling of services) that caregivers are facing and how to reduce them in the future.
https://www2.erie.gov/seniorservices/index.php?q=survey-individuals-caring-older-adult

Several libraries in the Buffalo & EC Public Library System, including the Central Library, are offering pickup services...
06/04/2020

Several libraries in the Buffalo & EC Public Library System, including the Central Library, are offering pickup services, including curbside and walk-up! With your library card, you'll be able to call in to reserve & pick up books, DVDs, CDs & audiobooks! http://buffalolib.libcal.com/

June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Older peoplethroughout the United States lose an estimated $2.6 billion or...
06/04/2020
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day | USC CEM

June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Older people
throughout the United States lose an estimated $2.6 billion or
more annually due to elder financial abuse and exploitation.
Elder abuse also creates health care and legal costs for our
society. However, we can change this. Learn more:
http://eldermistreatment.usc.edu/weaad-home #WEAAD

ABOUT | TOOLS & TIPS | TAKE ACTION | EVENTS | NEWS & SOCIAL MEDIA | COMMITTEE World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Join University Express for the first live stream TOMORROW 6/4 at 11am! In Pt 3 of Discovering Buffalo One Street at a T...
06/03/2020

Join University Express for the first live stream TOMORROW 6/4 at 11am! In Pt 3 of Discovering Buffalo One Street at a Time, we'll learn about the people behind Buffalo's street names.
Register online or call! ow.ly/Yl4s50zQgWk
Phone # 1-415-655-0003
Meeting ID 960035150

Erie County, NY
06/03/2020

Erie County, NY

Filling-out your #2020Census is easy as 1-2-3! You can do it online, by mail, or by phone. Help all of us in Erie County get our #FairShare of federal funding for health clinics, fire departments, schools, roads, and more.

Go to: 2020census.gov

Free Webinar: Newly Diagnosed - Living Your Best Life w/ Parkinson’sThe Parkinson’s Foundation wants to ensure that ever...
06/03/2020
Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: Newly Diagnosed: Living Your Best Life with Parkinson’s. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar.

Free Webinar: Newly Diagnosed - Living Your Best Life w/ Parkinson’s
The Parkinson’s Foundation wants to ensure that every person newly diagnosed w/ PD has the materials and support to begin their own personal journey with the disease.
Tuesday, 6/9/20 1pm
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XRzvd-yHRxilv5OT8DLIpA

Tuesday, June 9th 2020 1pm ET Newly Diagnosed: Living Your Best Life with Parkinson’s Jenna Iseringhausen BSN, RN

The NYS Office of Mental Health has updated the frequently asked Q&A related to the COVID-19. They continue to update th...
06/02/2020

The NYS Office of Mental Health has updated the frequently asked Q&A related to the COVID-19. They continue to update this page frequently. https://omh.ny.gov/omhweb/guidance/ #mentalhealth

New Yorkers seeking help can text 844-997-2121 or chat with a professional on the new confidential website at opdv.ny.go...
06/02/2020

New Yorkers seeking help can text 844-997-2121 or chat with a professional on the new confidential website at opdv.ny.gov. The text and online services will be staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-942-6906

Join University Express for the first LIVE STREAM 6/4 11am! In Pt 3 of Discovering Buffalo One Street at a Time, we'll l...
06/01/2020

Join University Express for the first LIVE STREAM 6/4 11am! In Pt 3 of Discovering Buffalo One Street at a Time, we'll learn about the people behind Buffalo's street names.
Register online or call! ow.ly/Yl4s50zQgWk
Phone # 1-415-655-0003
Meeting ID 960035150

Call NY Connects to set up your nutrition counseling session today! (716) 858-8526
06/01/2020

Call NY Connects to set up your nutrition counseling session today! (716) 858-8526

Did you know you can fill out the 2020 Census by phone (in addition to mail and online)? Call 844-330-2020 today!http://...
06/01/2020

Did you know you can fill out the 2020 Census by phone (in addition to mail and online)? Call 844-330-2020 today!
http://ow.ly/3Gvl50ztlgU
(Image by Virtual Create-a-thon from #CreativesForTheCount)

Syracuse Jewish Family Services and Erie County Dept. of Senior Services has partnered up to find out what current and f...
05/31/2020

Syracuse Jewish Family Services and Erie County Dept. of Senior Services has partnered up to find out what current and former caregivers need(ed).
By participating in this short survey, we can learn the potential barriers (cost, location of services, scheduling of services) that caregivers are facing and how to reduce them in the future.
https://www2.erie.gov/seniorservices/index.php?q=survey-individuals-caring-older-adult

Starting at noon TODAY you can head to the corner of Niagara and Hudson Streets in Buffalo (future home of the Hispanic ...
05/30/2020
Hispanic Heritage Council giving out PPE and free testing

Starting at noon TODAY you can head to the corner of Niagara and Hudson Streets in Buffalo (future home of the Hispanic Cultural Institute) to receive PPE care packages (hand sanitizer, face masks, gloves and more). Click the link for details!
http://ow.ly/A7dw50zTKzM

The Hispanic Heritage Council is doing their part to stay Buffalo Strong

State issuing food benefits to all households with children who receive free or reduced-price mealshttps://www.wivb.com/...
05/29/2020
State issuing food benefits to all households with children who receive free or reduced-price meals

State issuing food benefits to all households with children who receive free or reduced-price meals
https://www.wivb.com/news/local-news/buffalo/state-issuing-food-benefits-to-all-households-with-children-who-receive-free-or-reduced-price-meals/

ERIE COUNTY, N.Y. (WIVB)–The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) will issue pandemic EBT food benefit to all state households with school-aged children who rec…

05/29/2020

UPDATE: Cheektowaga, East Aurora, and Orchard Park Senior Centers still have some kits to give away - get there soon if you plan to pick one up!

Open Buffalo
05/29/2020

Open Buffalo

MLK Park @ Best/Fillmore, this Saturday, May 30, from noon-3 p.m. or while supplies last. - Open Buffalo will be distributing FREE masks to the community. Protect yourself, your family, and others!

ATTENTION:10,000 Bags of PPE will be distributed at 15 locations across Erie County. PPE bags include: Cloth Masks, Glov...
05/29/2020

ATTENTION:
10,000 Bags of PPE will be distributed at 15 locations across Erie County. PPE bags include: Cloth Masks, Gloves, Hand Sanitizer, Surface Wipes, & Forehead Thermometers.
Bags will be available at following locations TODAY at 10am.

NOTICE:10,000 Bags of PPE will be distributed at (15) locations across Erie County.  PPE bags include: Cloth Masks, Glov...
05/28/2020

NOTICE:
10,000 Bags of PPE will be distributed at (15) locations across Erie County. PPE bags include: Cloth Masks, Gloves, Hand Sanitizer, Surface Wipes, and Forehead Thermometers.
These bags will be available at the following locations TOMORROW, Friday 5/29/20 at 10am.

Other senior centers not listed will advertise their distribution on their own or contact their regular participating seniors directly.

Center for Elder Law & Justice
05/28/2020

Center for Elder Law & Justice

One is the loneliest number - let’s combat isolation together. Did you know that when a caregiver isolates an elder, it is a form of elder abuse? See something? Visit www.councilonelderabuse.org and see all the resources available to you. #FightIsolationDuringCOVID19 #WEAAD2020

Join University Express for their first LIVE STREAM on June 4th at 11:00am!Have you ever wondered how that street got it...
05/28/2020

Join University Express for their first LIVE STREAM on June 4th at 11:00am!
Have you ever wondered how that street got its name? In Part Three of Discovering Buffalo One Street at a Time, we'll continue to learn more about the people behind the names of Buffalo's streets.
Register online or join by phone!
http://ow.ly/Yl4s50zQgWk
Phone #: 1-415-655-0003
Access code or meeting ID: 960 035 150

Check out this awesome new mural dedicated to our essential workers!https://www.buffalorising.com/2020/05/chuck-tingleys...
05/27/2020
Chuck Tingley's "Essential" Mural Comes to Life at Hertel Alley

Check out this awesome new mural dedicated to our essential workers!
https://www.buffalorising.com/2020/05/chuck-tingleys-essential-mural-comes-to-life-at-hertel-alley/

It's been a while since we've seen murals popping up in Buffalo. Due to COVID-19, we're most likely going to see a dearth of public art this summer, which is unfortunate because we were on a roll for a while. At the same time, painting a mural, for example, can be done in a solitary way, as we are c

Syracuse Jewish Family Services and Erie County Dept. of Senior Services has partnered up to find out what current and f...
05/27/2020

Syracuse Jewish Family Services and Erie County Dept. of Senior Services has partnered up to find out what current and former caregivers need(ed).
By participating in this short survey, we can learn the potential barriers (cost, location of services, scheduling of services) that caregivers are facing and how to reduce them in the future.
https://www2.erie.gov/seniorservices/index.php?q=survey-individuals-caring-older-adult

County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Commissioner David Shenk with a proclamation honoring Older Americans Month. This ye...
05/26/2020

County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Commissioner David Shenk with a proclamation honoring Older Americans Month. This year's theme is "Make Your Mark". Let's take some time to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of older adults in our community.
Learn about how Older Americans Month began: https://acl.gov/oam/history

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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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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