COVID-19 Departments Elders

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Seneca Nation Health System Begins Phased COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution to Frontline Healthcare Employees and High Risk Elders The Seneca Nation Health System (SNHS) announced an employee vaccination clinic for Lionel R John Health Center (LRJHC) staff in priority and front-line departments who have direct patient contact in a patient care setting; including Optical, Dental, Pharmacy […]

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Area Office of Aging Activities

Submitted by Karen Bucktooth, AOA Activities Coordinator There are a lot of different rules due to COVID-19 on our territories that must be followed in order for the elders to stay healthy and safe. Our sites are closed to the public but our services still go on; such as snow plowing, emergency home repair, home […]

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SN Advocate Notice: HEAP

The Seneca Nation Advocate Program started accepting applications for the Regular Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) benefit effective November 5, 2020. This benefit will run until March 2021 or if the funding runs out, whichever comes first. Also effective November 5th, The Advocate Program is accepting applications for the LIHEAP Furnace replace/repair program. […]

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Medicare Open Enrollment

Submitted by Gail Kennedy Medicare’s Open Enrollment is October 15 – December 7, 2020. Medicare allows health and drug plans to make changes regarding their cost and coverage and allows for those plans to update their networks of providers and pharmacies. During Open Enrollment, Medicare beneficiaries can change their Medicare health plans and prescription drug […]

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Medicare Open Enrollment

Submitted by Gail Kennedy Medicare’s Open Enrollment is October 15 – December 7, 2020. Medicare allows health and drug plans to make changes regarding their cost and coverage and allows for those plans to update their networks of providers and pharmacies. During Open Enrollment, Medicare beneficiaries can change their Medicare health plans and prescription drug […]

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Video chat Seneca Language Lessons via Skype (Allegany)

Submitted by Ja:no’s Bowen Novice Low/Very Beginner Conversational Seneca class via Google Classroom: https://classroom.google.com/c/MzA1OTExMzA3NjFa?cjc=bxtd7n6This is an intro level course, and you can complete the work at your own pace. In order to attend, click on the Google Classroom link listed above. Ja:no’s Bowen, the instructor will post video lessons and assignments weekly. The class just […]

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How do I get Medicare Part A and Part B?

Submitted by Gail Kennedy Many People Automatically Get Medicare Part A and Part B Already get benefits from Social Security for the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB)? If you get benefits from Social Security or the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB), you will automatically get Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance). Medicare […]

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NY Connects, your link to Long Term Services and Supports

Submitted by Gail Kennedy Get help with your long term supports needs. Connect to long term services and supports in your community– Personal care services– Education and counseling– Health and wellness– Behavioral health supports and services– Intellectual/developmental disability supports and services– Social supports Three ways to connect to reach NY connects. By phone. Call 1-800-342-9871. […]