Timothy Hogues, Commissioner of Erie County Senior Services

Timothy Hogues, 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
An older adult from Columbia County received a call at their home. The caller stated they were from the “Office for the Aging” and wanted to let the older adult know they were the recipient of a legal settlement. The caller first confirmed the individual’s name, then cited the individual’s correct social security number and asked them to confirm that number. The older adult quickly hung up on the...
Do these qualities describe you?  Want to make a difference Friendly, positive, and open-minded Enjoy helping people Comfort speaking in front of small groups Willing to read aloud and follow a script Non-judgmental and respectful of the opinions of others No Prior healthcare training necessary! Please consider becoming a Peer Leader!PEER LEADER TRAININGWHEN:April 20th,...

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DO YOU HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT FALLING?

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities.  A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.

This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls.

YOU WILL LEARN TO:           ...

It's 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 beginning of recorded history. All this information can be overwhelming.  What we really need is simple, straight-...

Living Healthy Diabetes Self-Management Program New for 2017! The Diabetes Program includes a FREE Consultation with a Registered Dietitian prior to the 1st workshop for eligible Medicare Recipients. Schiller Park Senior Center 2057 Genesee St Buffalo, NY 14211  Tuesdays: February 21 - March 28...