Wayne County Department of Aging & Youth
1519 Nye Rd., Lyons
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.
Eldera Geriatric Care Management Consultation
Assists and supports elders and their families to plan for
senior care coordination. Provides in-home geriatric assessments,
acts as liason with medical provider and insurance,
and coordinates care transitions, placement services,
advance directives, counseling, and entitlement.
Lifespan of Greater Rochester
1900 S. Clinton Ave., Rochester
Lifespan is a nonprofit agency dedicated to enhancing the
quality of life for those in the second half of life, providing
non medical services to help older adults and caregivers
take on the challenges and opportunities of aging. Hours:
Mon.-Fri. 8:30-4:30. Offering Elder Abuse Prevention Program
which provides: investigation and intervention of elder
abuse, trainings for professionals and others working
with seniors and presentations to organizations, churches,
and senior groups. Eligibility is primarily age 60 or older,
program is free.
Lions Club International
Provide free vision screenings for the community including children
and seniors, free eyeglasses, hearing aid recycling, camps, transportation
for seniors, scholarships, and financial support to various county
organizations. Restrictions and eligibility vary from club to club. Contact
your local club for requirements.
Volunteer members offer transportation and meal delivery
to shut-in or seniors in need. Restrictions and eligibility
vary from club to club. Contact your club for requirements.
Wayne County Rural Health Network
Driving Park Ave., Newark
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. Wayne County
Rural Health Network brings the expertise of Geriatric
Consultive Services (GCS) at Rochester General Hospital
to Wayne County, increasing access for elders to geriatric
specialists. GCS provides direct clinical service. Also
provides case management and individualized assistance
to any Wayne County resident who needs help.