The Council for Older Adults is made up of individual members, as well as, representatives from more than 25 senior clubs and groups across Niagara County. The COA offers many activities to help mature adults remain active, healthy and independent, including:
- Educational workshops and conferences
- Recreational and cultural events for seniors
- Telephone information and referrals
- Photo identification program
- Programs to encourage advance care planning
- Informative cable TV show, “Young at Heart”
- Community partnerships to promote wellness and fitness
Some recent events included the Annual Spring Conference & Luncheon, Niagara County Senior Walk in the Park, Bocce Tournament, and Amateur Art Exhibit.
The COA board meets at 1:00 p.m. at the Wheatfield Community/Senior Center on the first Monday of each month, with the exception of July and August. Funding comes from the Niagara County Office for the Aging.
For more information, please call MaryBeth Kupiec, COA Coordinator, at (716) 285-8224.
COA’s Cable Television Show “Young at Heart” Episodes:
November 2021Guest: Marianne Gorman, Enrollment Coordinator for Complete Senior Care at HANCI, a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).
On Monday, November 8, 2021 the Council for Older Adults held a public Fraud and Scam Prevention seminar for Niagara County seniors.
Guest Speakers were:
Beth Nelson w/NYS Senior Medicare Patrol Director, Lauren Kirchmyer, w/ BBB of Upstate New York – Marketing and Outreach Coordinator, and Niagara County Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti spoke about and educated our seniors on Fraud and Scams targeting them.
We had 70 guests in attendance and we cannot thank our wonderful guest speakers enough. If you would like to learn more about a guest speaker please visit the link below:
Some pictures from the event: