The Value of Connection

By Paula Venné Connection. I think we’ve all learned the value of staying connected throughout the pandemic, both personally and professionally. As a Medicare consultant, Network in Aging (NIA) provides me with the ability to connect with professionals across a wide variety of agencies that serve the

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Are You in Denial About Your Hearing Loss?

by Annette Pinder “Excuse me, can you say that again?” If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the U.S. affecting more than 40 million people. Despite this, only 30 percent of Americans with hearing loss seek treatment.

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Extra Support for Families of Loved Ones in Nursing Care

Extra Support for Families of Loved Ones in Nursing Care By Ruth Mathewson Hays, BSW, Community Development Advocate   Hearing of restricted visitation policies at senior care facilities has unfortunately become all too familiar these days. While the spread of COVID-19 necessitates these safety precautions, families of

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Elderwood Prepares for Vaccine Distribution

BUFFALO, NY – New York State has received its initial delivery of 170,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer, Inc. and has begun vaccinating the first group of designated New Yorkers. Elderwood, with 28 senior care communities in New York State, has begun preparations to

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Elderwood Right Moves® Earns Award

Elderwood’s Right Moves® Program Earns Network in Aging ‘Program of Excellence’ Award Exercise program benefits Elderwood assisted living residents BUFFALO – Elderwood’s Right Moves® wellness program has received the 2020 Program of Excellence Award from Network in Aging of Western New York. Elderwood Wellness Coordinator Steven Johnson, who manages

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Ways for Seniors to Stay Safe and Active during COVID

Ways for Seniors to Stay Safe and Active during COVID   (BPT) – Seniors are among the most vulnerable demographic groups when it comes to contracting COVID-19. However, SilverSneakers®, the nation’s leading community fitness program designed for older adults, finds that many are not getting the exercise

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Buffalo 60 Somethings: Age is Just a Number

Buffalo 60 Somethings: Age is Just a Number baby boomers to appear in 2021 buffalo calendar    Twelve Buffalo residents in their sixties have been chosen as “pin-ups” to appear in front of Buffalo landmarks on an exclusive 2021 calendar highlighting local activities, Medicare events, and health

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