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Low-income seniors face housing crisis

Senior Approximately 12,000 low-income senior residents in New York State are facing the closure of the adult care facilities that provide the housing, food and healthcare management they would otherwise be unable to afford, according to officials who are calling on the state to take action. A spending freeze has forced over 24 adult care facilities to close, and that number will... 4:00pm 03/21/17

Class offered in Oriskany

Senior ORISKANY — AARP will offer a two-day Driver Safety Program, the Smart Driver, which will be co-sponsored by the Oriskany Public Library at 621 Utica St. Sessions will be held on: Wednesday April 19, and Thursday April 20, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day. Pre-registration is required as the class size is limited by calling, Kim Macera, Library Manager at 315-736-2532 and... 4:00pm 03/28/17

Firm offers advice on Social Security

Senior Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St., will host an educational workshop in conjunction with Retirement Solutions, titled “Planning Your Social Security Retirement Strategy,” for pre-retirees age 55 and older at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 5. Organizers said today’s baby boomers can expect to spend more time in retirement compared to previous generations. As a result, the... 4:00pm 03/28/17

Computer gadgets class offered at Dorfman

“Get to Know your Gadgets” will be back Thursday, April 6 at Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St. Computer sessions will be scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in one-hour increments. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members, or sign up for a one-on-one session for $10 for members, or $15 for non-members. Private sessions will be held 9:30-10 a.m. or 3-3:30... 4:00pm 03/28/17

South Rome sessions slated

The South Rome Senior Center, 112 Ridge St., is will host a two-part AARP driver safety program Monday, April 10 and Tuesday, April 11 from 9 a.m. until noon. The cost is $25 or $20 for AARP members. Attendees must have a driver’s license and a check payable to the AARP. Cash payments will not be accepted. The class is limited to 30 participants and is on a first-come,... 4:00pm 03/28/17

Free Living Healthy series to help those with chronic conditions

A free series aimed at empowering people to manage their chronic conditions will be offered at Jervis Public Library will be on Mondays in April and May. Registration for the series is required. To enroll, contact the Information Desk at the library by calling 315-336-4570, or the Oneida County Office for the Aging and Continuing Care at 315-768-3632. The Oneida County Office... 4:00pm 03/28/17