Elders

AOA Elders Corner

Submitted by Melissa Shaw, AOA Outreach Coordinator In-Person Elder Legal Assistance at AOA Free In-Person Legal Assistance for Any On-Territory Elders (not dependent on enrollment status): • 4th Thursday of Every Month• With lawyer Alex Fehrman from the Center for Elder Law & Justice (CELJ)• Morning Appointments @ Allegany AOA. Afternoon Appointments @ Cattaraugus AOA. […]

Elders

AOA Elders Corner — Directors Update

By Bethany Lay Nya:wëh Sgë:nö’ August was a busy month at AOA. We extended our hours and activities, offered daily trips on our AOA buses, and assisted over 350 Elders. We are thankful for your patience as we ramp our programs and services back up to pre-pandemic levels. Later this month we will be working […]

Elders

AOA Directors Update

By Bethany Lay Nya:wëh Sgë:nö’. This month we are thrilled to welcome back four AOA staff members: • Irma Cortes is the new Senior Advocate for both territories. Irma previously worked at AOA for seven years and is well acquainted with AOA programs and services. Irma is available to meet with and provide assistance to […]

Elders

Attention Elders:

The AOA Centers are NOW FULLY RE-OPENED! We are excited to announce that the AOA Elder Centers are fully reopened. The Wini Kettle Senior Center and the Seneca Allegany Elder Center will be open to Elders from 8am-4pm, Monday-Friday. Elders are welcome to stop in and enjoy the AOA facilities. Play a game, work on […]

Departments Elders

Elder’s Corner

AOA Director’s Update Submitted by Bethany Lay, Acting AOA Director Nya:wëh Sgë:nö’, We are excited to announce that our Elder Centers are fully reopening August 2nd. The Wini Kettle Senior Center and the Seneca Allegany Elder Center will be open to Elders from 8am-4pm, Monday-Friday. Elders are welcome to stop in and enjoy our facilities. […]

Departments Elders

AOA Director’s Update

Submitted by Bethany Lay Summer is officially here and we are excited to announce that Farmers Market coupons are ready and available for qualifying Elders. These coupons can be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from Farmers Markets across the state. More information on Farmers Market coupons can be found below. This past month […]

Departments Elders

Free Legal Services for Elders

Submitted by AOA – Cattaraugus Territory The Seneca Nation AOA has contracted with two different legal firms to provide FREE legal services for elders: • Lee Redeye (Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP) provides estate planning & will construction. • The Center for Elder Law & Justice provides a wide range of legal services including guardianship […]

Departments Elders

Seneca Elders Enjoy a Free Drive-Thru Lunch

In honor of Elder Abuse Awareness Month Photos by Seneca Media On June 30th, AOA hosted a free drive-thru lunch for Seneca Elders on both territories. The month of June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month and in honor of that, all Seneca Elders age 60+ were treated to a chicken BBQ and pulled pork meal […]

Departments Elders

Free Legal Services for Elders

Submitted by AOA – Cattaraugus Territory The Seneca Nation AOA has contracted with two different legal firms to provide FREE legal services for elders: • Lee Redeye (Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP) provides estate planning & will construction. • The Center for Elder Law & Justice provides a wide range of legal services including guardianship […]