Randy Hoak, Commissioner of Erie County Senior Services

Randy Hoak, Commissioner of 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.

What's Happening in Senior Services

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University Express Spring Catalog 2016

The University Express class list for Spring 2016 is now available. Seniors over 55 can take a variety of courses.

These are free one hour courses in a variety of topics such as current events, history, and science. Classes are designed to provide older adults with opportunities for intellectual stimulation, learning, and discussion in accessible settings. No homework or no tests, just...

Senior of the Year

Three local seniors were recognized in Albany on May 10th for winning prestigious awards from Erie County.  

Senior of the Year: Chris Kasprzak


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It is difficult and often impossible to surf the internet, read a newspaper or magazine, watch TV or listen to the radio, without hearing about the great benefits of some new supplement or exercise routine that promises to relieve illnesses that have plagued mankind since the...

Elder Abuse Awareness Day - June 15

  June is World Elder Abuse Awareness month


What is Elder Abuse?

In general, elder abuse refers to intentional or neglectful acts by a  caregiver or “trusted” individual that lead to, or may lead to, harm of a vulnerable elder. In many cases, younger adults with disabilities...