Resources Helping Seniors Live Independently

Find the right home care services for you

Find the right home care services for you

Canopy of Neighbors helps people 62 and older in zip codes 14209 and 14222 in Buffalo to live independently. Canopy and Neighborhoods provide essentially the same services and assistance to members, and is recruiting volunteers and members. To learn more visit www.canopyofneighbors.org or call Canopy’s Executive Director, Sasha Yerkovich at 716-235-8133.

Fallon Health Weinberg offers a program called FWH-PACE (Provider of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) FWH-PACE is a Medicare and Medicaid Program helping people 55 and older receive health care within the community, without having to live in a nursing home. This program is also known for its adult day health component with a full-team of geriatric professionals to support program participants. See www.fallonweinberg.org or call 716-250-3100. TTY callers use 711.

Get Well, Stay Well is a program that integrates primary care with mental health counseling and senior support services at the Summit Family Health Center.

Offered in collaboration with The Dale Association, the Get Well/Stay allows patients age 55 and older to conveniently address all their physical and behavioral health and social needs in a single location. Call (716) 297-4906 or visit http://nfmmc.org/programs-services/get-well-stay-well.php.

Tim’s Valet offers reliable transportation in a wheelchair equipped van or car to medical and other appointments, social and religious events, family reunions, and more. Call Tim Stevenson at 716-948-7829 or visit www.timsvalet.com and schedule your next ride.

Additional Resources include Erie County Department of Senior Services at www2.erie.gov/seniorservices, 716-858-8526; Niagara County Office of Aging, www.niagaracounty.com/aging, 716-438-4020; Genesee County Senior Services, www.co.genesee.ny.us, 585-343-1611; Chautauqua County Office of Aging, https://ny.getcare.com or 716-753-4582; and Wyoming County Senior Services at www.wyomingco.net or 585-786-8900.