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Medicare Mondays
425 Pennsylvania Ave, Room 122
Call 737-5520 to register for these dates:
Monday, Mar 12 -- 2:30pm
Tuesday, Apr 10 -- 5:00pm
Monday, May 14 -- 2:30pm
Monday, Jun 11 -- 2:30pm
Tuesday, Aug 14 -- 5:00pm
Monday, Sept 17 -- 2:30pm
Monday, Oct 15 -- 2:30pm
Monday, Dec 10 -- 2:30pm

March - April 2018 Newsletter

Caregiver Monthly Newsletter - February 2018

Caregiver Movie Night : 
"Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter"
When:      Monday, March 26 at 5:30pm
Where:     Horseheads Library, 405 S. Main St., Horseheads

Powerful Tools for Caregivers
When:      Thursdays at 5:00-6:30pm 
                 Apr 12, Apr 19, Apr 26, May 3, May 10 and May 17
Where:     425 Pennsylvania Ave, Room 122

This six-week educational program is for family and friends who are caring for older adults with long-term illnesses. The class provides you with the skills and confidence you need to better care for yourself while caring for others. Caregivers develop a wealth of self-care tools to reduce personal stress, change negative self-talk, communicate their needs to family members and healthcare providers, communicate more effectively in challenging situations, recognize the messages in their emotions, deal with difficult feelings, and make tough caregiving decisions. Class participants also receive a copy of The Caregiver Helpbook, developed specifically for the class.

Senior Games:  May 5th - May 24th

Distinguished Volunteers of the Year Awards
When:   Monday, May 7th at 2:00pm
Where:  New Beginnings United Methodist Church, 300 E. Miller St., Elmira

We are seeking nominations for our annual celebration that recognizes the businesses, organizations and volunteers who serve our community and improve the lives of all ages. These awards will be presented at our Older Americans Month Celebration on Monday, May 7th.

Distinguished Volunteer of the Year awards will be presented to those Chemung County residents, age 60 or older, for ongoing devotion of time and talent to make a great impact on others, without pay or compensation. Nominees may volunteer in a variety of areas or concentrate on just one. All qualified nominees will be recognized at the Older Americans Month Celebration. Nomination forms are due by March 16th, 2018.

Age Friendly Business and Organization Designation Awards will be presented to Chemung County businesses and not-for-profit organizations that meet established criteria to provide easy-to-navigate, respectful, positive and effective experiences and services to our community, and support the vision of Chemung County as a community that encourages active and healthy living. A panel of representatives from the Age-Friendly Chemung County coalition will review the applications, make on-site visits, and select those that meet the criteria described in the on-line application form. Applications are due March 1st, 2018.

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203 Lake Street
Elmira, NY 14901

County Executive Thomas J. Santulli
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