HANCI Senior Prom A Rocking Success!

  The Health Association of Niagara County, Inc., (HANCI) is pleased to announce the 2016 HANCI Senior Prom was a historical success – with over 375 seniors and students participating in their signature event. The HANCI Senior Prom is an intergenerational event that pairs a high school student with a senior citizen “date” for a … Continued


Let’s Boogie ~ It’s HANCI Senior Prom Time!

Calling all Niagara County Seniors… Put on your Boogie shoes and join HANCI for our 2016 Senior Prom! This free event will take place on Sunday, October 16th from 1 – 4 pm at Antonio’s Banquet Center, 7708 Niagara Falls Blvd. Doors open at 12:45. The HANCI Senior Prom is a free, intergenerational event featuring … Continued


RSVP Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon Happening Oct. 5th

You are invited to attend the 44th Annual RSVP Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on Wednesday, October 5th at the Four Points Sheraton’s Upper Rapids Ballroom, 7001 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls. Registration begins at 11:30 with the Program at 12:30 p.m. Lunch will begin at 1 p.m. This special event is FREE for all  RSVP volunteers who … Continued


Volunteers Needed to lead Diabetes Workshops

  The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in partnership with the Niagara County Office for the Aging is offering free Diabetes Self-Management Workshops throughout Niagara County. Volunteers are needed to lead the workshops. The six- week programs are for people who have diagnoses of diabetes or caregivers of those with diabetes. The programs … Continued

Home Care Aides 2016 Luncheon


       (Photo: From left: Judith Bongiovanni, Gary Tucker, Sr. Beth Niederpruem, HANCI Board Chairwoman Mary Ricciardi, Teresa Torre, Sr. Concetta DeFelice and Gary P. Hall ) NIAGARA FALLS, June 20, 2016 – The Health Association of Niagara County Inc., presented six awards during its annual meeting & luncheon, which took place on June … Continued


HANCI and Complete Senior Care PACE (CSC)

Teamed up as sponsors of the 2016 Niagara County Senior Walk in the Park Which took place on June 2nd at the Town of Niagara’s Veterans’ Memorial Park. Volunteers from agencies across Niagara County representing senior citizen issues spend the entire year organizing, soliciting donations and planning this fun-filled, FREE day for Niagara County residents … Continued


Karen Albond Courage in Caring Award Nominations

Once again, HANCI is soliciting nominations for the Karen Albond Courage in Caring Award. This honor is given in memory of a longtime HANCI Board member who passed away in 2003 after significant volunteer and professional service to the Niagara community. The award recognizes individuals in the Niagara community who persevere in service to others … Continued


HANCI Receives Grant from Town of Niagara/Fashion Outlets Give Fashionably Program

HANCI was extremely proud to be selected as a recipient of the Town of Niagara and Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls’ 18th annual “Give Fashionably” charitable donation program for 2016. Nearly $50,000 was distributed to charitable or community groups that benefit residents of the town. Pictured above accepting a grant for HANCI were: (from left): … Continued


A Special Tribute to William “Bill” Williamson – By John Kinner

How do you adequately put into words the entirety of just how much someone’s life has touched you and the imprint they’ve left behind? I can’t even begin to attempt this task when speaking of my dear friend Bill Williamson, but I do want to take this moment to share some thoughts on just how … Continued


Congratulations, Dot Swift!

HANCI’S own Dot Swift was recently named President of the Network in Aging of Western New York, Inc., Board of Directors. CONGRATULATIONS DOT!!!