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Wayne Resource Guide Information & Assistance


AARP
601 E St., NW, Washington DC
888.687.2277
TTY: 877.434.7598
Spanish: 877.627.3350
The American Association of Retired Persons offers or endorses certain insurance plans to retirees and negotiates discounts for seniors or its members. Reduced rates for travel, air flight, hotel stays, and discounts in retail stores, restaurants and theaters can help a retired person on a smaller income still fully participate in leisure activities. Publishes a bi-monthly magazine, called AARP: The Magazine, which tends to address the problems common to those over 50, and offers social or political suggestions to members. Also provides members with Benefits QuickLINK with information on Food Benefits, Prescription Drub Benefits and direct access to state specific assistance, and how to gain access to it. All information is fast, private and secure.

Eldera Geriatric Care Management Consultation
315.945.4243
Assists and supports elders and their families to plan for senior care coordination. Provides in-home geriatric assessments, acts as liason with medical providers, and insurance, and coordinates care transitions, placement services, advance directives, counseling, and entitlement.

National Organizations
Post Office Box 232, Lyons, New York 14489
585.465.7206
nocny@live.com
www.nationalorganizations.hpage.com
Helps low income families, senior citizens and the disabled in getting help though government programs. Provides: know your "KNOW YOUR RIGHTS" legal sessions to helps clients understand their legal rights, support with filling out applications and provide ongoing support through-out the application process.

Rochester General Health System's Call Center
877.922.5465
www.newarkwaynecommunityhospital.org
Call for classes, to talk with a nurse or for assistance in finding a physician.

Senior Citizen Action Council
303 East Ave., Newark
315.589.2705
The Senior Citizen Action Council (SCAC) is designed to meet the needs of seniors on a state level. Bi-monthly meetings held at Alex- Eligh Community Center. All seniors are welcome to attend and learn and discuss services such as healthcare, heat and transportation.

The American Geriatric Society Foundation for Health in Aging
The Empire State Building
350 Fifth Ave., Suite 801
New York, New York
212.755.6810
212.832.8646
www.healthinaging.org
A one stop resource Aging in the Know: Your Gateway to Health and Aging Resources on the Web. Created by the American Geriatrics Society Foundation for Health in Aging (FHA), Aging in the Know offers up-to-date information for consumers on health and aging.

Wayne County Department of Aging and Youth
1519 Nye Rd., Suite 300, Lyons
315.946.5624
www.co.wayne.ny.us
The Department of Aging and Youth offers a variety of programs and services for seniors and their family members and caregivers, including aide service, case management, home delivered meals, insurance counseling, legal assistance, medical alert units, nutrition counseling, NY Connects, Lunch Club 60, and transportation. Most services are available at no cost, although donations are appreciated. Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm.

Wayne County Department of Aging and Youth
NYConnects Program
1519 Nye Rd., Suite 300, Lyons
315.946.5624
www.co.wayne.ny.us
NYConnects is part of a statewide initiative to provide a single, coordinated system for accessing the spectrum of long-term care services. Long-term care includes everything from home delivered meals and transportation options to aide service and care at a nursing home. We assess an individual's needs, match these needs with community resources, and assist the senior or a family member with arranging appropriate services. Learn about what levels of care are available, how to research services and facilities, how to pay for long term care, and other important issues. Services are provided at no cost.

ruralhealthbanner.jpgWayne County Rural Health Network
Driving Park Avenue, Newark
315.483.3266
www.rochestergeneral.org/wayne-county-rural-health-network
Geriatric Services Program is a Free geriatric specialist assessment for seniors age 65+ with unresolved chronic diseases such as urinary incontinence, instability and falls, HTN/Dizziness, syncope, osteoporosis, pressure ulcers, sleep disorders, failure to thrive, and neuro-psychiatric disorders, including dementia, delirium, depression, substance abuse, nervous system disease, cerebrovascular disease and Parkinson. This project provided by Wayne County Rural Health Network brings the expertise of Geriatric Consultive Services (GCS) at Rochester General Hospital to Wayne County, thereby increasing access for elders to geriatric specialists. GCS will provide direct clinical service to referred elders in person or via a new telemedicine site in a local Wayne County PCP office. WCRHN also provides case management and individualized assistance to any Wayne County resident who needs help.



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