National Service Programs Unite Under AmeriCorps

  AmeriCorps Unveils New Logo, New Name for Agency National service programs united behind AmeriCorps, AmeriCorps Seniors identities WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Today, the Corporation for National and Community Service released a new brand strategy for the future, announcing it will now operate as “AmeriCorps,” as part of a larger effort to grow awareness of service … Continued

HANCI is Recipient of KeyBank/First Niagara Foundation Grant

The Health Association of Niagara County, Inc. – better known as HANCI – announced today they are the recipient of a  $30,000 grant award from Key Bank, in partnership with the First Niagara Foundation. The grant was awarded to the non-profit to implement a Front-line Worker Education and Care Coordination/Telehealth program. “During this nation-wide pandemic, … Continued


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


Seniors ROCK! RSVP & COA volunteers painted kindness ROCKS for March’s Movie Day event and screening of “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.” These rocks will be distributed at the sold-out event for participants to hide in their neighborhoods to make someone’s life a little sweeter.  Thank you to @Sweet Buffalo Rocks for being our … Continued

It’s a Beautiful Day in The Neighborhood – Come Join Us!

HANCI’s Council for Older Adults in Niagara County (COA) and Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) are partnering with the Niagara University’s Communication Studies Department for a FREE showing of the movie  “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.” Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,”  a timely story of kindness triumphing over … Continued


The Health Association of Niagara County Inc. (HANCI) presented several awards during its annual meeting & luncheon taking place at noon on November 14 at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston. Elections for our Board of Directors also took place at that time. Receiving Awards were: Chris Richbart Heart of HANCI Award: Joanne Lorenzo … Continued


The Council for Older Adults (COA) of Niagara County has released a new episode of their Young at Heart cable television show. In this episode of Young at Heart, the COA’s LCTV Cable show, Matt Gardiner from Oasis Senior Advisors educates viewers on the signs that indicate it may be time to consider moving into … Continued

COA Annual Summer Picnic Held in Olcott’s Beautiful Krull Park

  Krull Park in Olcott was a beautiful setting for the COA Picnic attended by over 100 older adults. Thanks to Thera-pony Inc. for providing a literal “dog and pony” show for guests. A big thank you to the Olmsted Center for Sight for providing free vision screenings and ALPS Catering for the great food … Continued

COA Announces Annual Summer Picnic

Join the COA in beautiful Krull Park in Olcott, NY on Monday, August 26th for the Annual Summer Picnic.  The event begins at 11 am and includes a picnic lunch, vendor fair, games and prizes.  NEW THIS YEAR:  Therapy Animals & The Olmsted Center for Sight is offering free vision screenings. The picnic is catered … Continued