COA Hosts Public Fraud & Scam Prevention Seminar for Niagara’s Seniors

On Monday the Council for Older Adults held a public Fraud and Scam Prevention seminar for Niagara County seniors. Guest Speakers for the event 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, who spoke about … Continued

Young at Heart Show: New Season/New Host!

This morning, Jordan James sat down for his first show as the host of “Young at Heart,” a television show brought to you by the Council for Older Adults in Niagara County (COA). The COA’s mission is to educate and enrich older adults living in Niagara County, as well as to provide information and programs … Continued

HANCI Offering FREE Homecare Aide Training Certification

HANCI’s mission to keep people living safely at home has never been more important. With the protection of our clients and caregivers as our highest priority during the Coronavirus pandemic and always, we have mobilized our team so we can stay on the front lines, providing the highest level of care to our clients – … Continued

COA Welcomes Jordan Moll-Vigrass as Assistant Coordinator!

His first action item: Meeting with LCTV studio execs and setting up a brand new season of COA’s “Young at Heart” program This week assistant Coordinator of the Council for Older Adults of Niagara (COA) Jordan James, and COA Coordinator Marybeth Kupiec, met with the public access TV pros at LCTV studios in Lockport to … Continued

AMERICACORPS SENIORS HONOR & REMEMBER HEROES OF 9/11/01 ON 20-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Pictured above is the 9/11 Memorial Healing Field of 3,000 U.S. flags, constructed at Gratwick-Riverside Park in North Tonawanda. Americorps Seniors volunteers worked alongside event organizers from the Erie Niagara Sunrise Exchange Club to create the breathtaking memorial. Ceremonies took place all weekend honoring victims, Military, first-responders and healthcare workers. The September 11 National Day … Continued

RSVP Program is in the NEWS!

Buffalo Spree’s Kathy Schlaich published a story recently highlighting RSVP (the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) through HANCI. RSVP matches volunteers ages 55+ with volunteer opportunities throughout Niagara County – helping approximately fifty non-profit public agencies and organizations, performing over 80,000 hours annually. volunteers are eligible to receive mileage reimbursement from their homes to and … Continued

HANCI OFFERING FREE HOMECARE AIDE TRAINING CERTIFICATION CLASS

HANCI’s mission to keep people living safely at home has never been more important. With the protection of our clients and caregivers as our highest priority during the Coronavirus pandemic and always, we have mobilized our team so we can stay on the front lines, providing the highest level of care to our clients – … Continued

Donate Blood to Save Lives!

ConnectLife has declared a blood emergency. There is currently a less than one-day supply of type O blood and a two-day supply of all other blood types. Please know there is NO wait time to donate blood after receiving the #COVID19 vaccine. Make an appointment to donate at www.connectlifegiveblood.org or call 716-529-4270. In addition, please spread the word: HANCI, Americorps … Continued

HANCI/CSC CELEBRATION NATIONAL NURSES WEEK 2021

This National Nurses’ Week (May 6-12, 2021), HANCI & COMPLETE SENIOR CARE (CSC/ would like to THANK all of our nurses for the tremendous work they do every day. Their dedication, expertise and compassion make a difference in so many lives. This past year has not been easy dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Our nurses’ … Continued

Free Homecare Aide Certification Course Offered at HANCI

Do you have a passion for helping others? HANCI has immediate openings for Personal Care Aides. As part of your training, you will attend a free PCA class and earn your certification. Detailed information is included in our attached flyer or by calling Nancy at 285-8224, ext. 238 or via email at ngreen@hanci.com.