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:

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  • Educational workshops and conferences
  • Recreational and cultural events for seniors
  • Telephone information and referrals
  • Programs to encourage advance care planning
  • Informative cable TV show, “Young at Heart”
  • Community partnerships to promote wellness and fitness

Some recent events included Cornhole Tournament & Cookout, Canalside Buffalo River History Boat Tour w/ Lunch at Chef’s, COA Summer Picnic at Krull Park, FREE “Medicare Made Easy” Seminar. 

The COA board meets at 1:00 PM 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 ext. 216.

COA’s Cable Television Show “Young at Heart” Episodes:

November 2021 Guest:  Marianne Gorman, Enrollment Coordinator for Complete Senior Care at HANCI, a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).  Watch here,

Upcoming COA EVENTS:

On Tuesday, September 27, 2022 the Council for Older Adults will hold a public “Medicare Made Easy” Seminar for Niagara County Seniors at Shawnee Volunteer Fire Hall located at 3747 Lockport Rd, Sanborn, NY 14132 from 10 AM – 12 PM. – Read More

On Monday, October 17, 2022 the Council for Older Adults are having our 50th Anniversary Luncheon at Antonio’s Restaurant from 11 AM – 2 PM.         – Read More


On Monday, November 8, 2021 the Council for Older Adults held a public Fraud and Scam Prevention seminar for Niagara County Seniors.                    – Read More

Photos from recent events:

July 20, 2022 – Canalside Buffalo River History Boat Tour w/ Lunch at Chef’s
June, 2022 – Cornhole Tournament & Cookout
May, 2022 – COA Day Trip to the Ghostlight Theatre in North Tonawanda, Lottie and Bernice w/ Lunch at Pane’s Restaurant.