Golden Age Center


GOLDEN AGE CENTER BUILDING, PROGRAMS AND
ALL SENIOR SERVICE ACTIVITIES 
are suspended Until further notice

***Meals on wheels continues as normally scheduled***

This would include all Consistent Weekly Programs & Special Events, Transportation, the Golden Age Center lunch program, and rentals of the Community Center. The Town has been in close contact with Erie County Senior Services and will be providing continuing updates.

Please call (716) 420-5027 should you have any questions, need assistance, or should you need resources at this time.

Other resource numbers to call:
 211 for assistance and questions
858-8526 for Erie County Senior Services

Erie County Senior Services wants you to stay safe and healthy! We know it can be tough to stay home but here's some things that can keep you busy and stimulated.
Combat Social Isolation   



Membership is free of charge
.  
The staff and members of the Golden Age Center welcome you! 
Nike Base
3278 Whitehaven Road
The Center is open: 
8 am - 4 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thrusday, & Friday
8 am - 8 pm on Wednesday

EVENTS:

May AARP Safe Driving Class:  CANCELLED; next class offered in August 2020
May BPO Coffee Concert: POSTPONED and will be rescheduled at a later date.
ALL SPECIAL EVENTS HAVE BEEN PLACED ON HOLD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE



Alzheimer’s Association of WNY
 

WNY Programs and Services
WNY Community Social Programs 
Dementia Education Webinars - May 2020
Caregivers Education Webinars - May 2020

Social Group 
Respite Program 
NEW: WNY Community Social Respite Programs 

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Emergency Contact Form (for Respite Participants)
Community Support Programs and  Adult Day Programs

Yellow Dot Program




University Express classes, lifelong learning for adults age 55+, are now available, and offered at the Golden Age Center. These presentations are brought to you through a collaboration with Erie County Senior Services, Wegmans, Excelsior Orthopedics, Blue Cross Blue Shield of WNY, as well as partnering senior centers. All of these University Express presentations are FREE, but you must register for these classes.
Spring 2020 University Express



The Grand Island Golden Age Center provides services to all Grand Island residents, 50 years of age or older, regardless of religious, racial, political or ethnic background.  This Town-sponsored facility provides transportation services, special events, educational, recreational & travel opportunities, as well as a  congregate site featuring home-cooked meals weekdays.  Our mission is to  provide safe, nurturing, and enjoyable activities to meet the needs of our senior population.  
 
Transportation is available on a priority basis for all Island residents over 50.  Medical appointments will be accommodated with first priority.  We also provide transportation for Center activities, which includes participation in the lunch program, trips to the pharmacy, grocery shopping, day trips and more. Please call (716) 773-9682 to make your appointment.

Membership to the Golden Age Center is FREE!  For those age 50 and over, fill out the Application Form and drop it off at the Golden Age Center to enjoy the free, varied, and fun programming available for our community to enjoy.

Meals on Wheels is available for those that are 50 years of age or older, who are homebound and frail.  Meals on Wheels is delivered Monday through Friday, and costs $5 per day, which includes a hot meal and a cold meal. Please find the Meals on Wheels application in the left-hand column. Call us at (716) 773-9682 with any questions, or to speak with our knowledgeable staff to see if Meals on Wheels is right for your loved one.



 

 

 

Contact Info

Call the center at
716-773-9682 or 716-773-9683

Recreation Supervisor
 
Recreation Leader — Senior Citizens
Carrie Mesmer

cmesmer@grand-island.ny.us