Redefining Aging with Longevity Planning

by Laurie Menzies, Esq. If the World Health Organization is correct, many of us will experience a “longevity bonus” of 20–30 years. That is, we will live a lot longer than we thought. So I am looking forward to, and planning for, those extra years, hoping that I can experience some of the best days of my life. If it’s a fact that we should feel wiser and more liberated as we age, why do so m... »

Town Hall on Aging

Erie County Senior Services and State Representatives Host Town Hall on Aging in Cheektowaga February 26  Opportunity for Erie County seniors to voice their concerns and opinions on aging in the community BUFFALO, N.Y. – On Friday, Feb. 26, the Erie County Department of Senior Services will host its annual town hall on aging. The event will take place from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Cheektowaga Senio... »

Home is Where You Make It

by Margaret Kleinmann After spending over thirty years working directly with our senior population in Western New York, there is one thing that is absolute that I have learned firsthand – home is where you make it! Each of us has a sense of home. It is where we feel most safe, most appreciated, most comfortable, most able to be our true selves. No matter the season, no matter the place on our glob... »