Trending Topics and News

Check back to this page for the latest in trending news locally, statewide, and nationally for the older adults of our community. The page is intended to be updated as new topics arrive with information or excitement.

LOCAL:

10/20:  News Release on Age Well Center for Cortland, by Director Elizabeth Haskings:  AGE WELL CENTER

10/1:  Enjoy our latest Sr. News, with questions and answers about the new Aging Well Center in Cortland County!

Click Here: Fall 2021 (in pdf) 

STATE:

Maximum SNAP benefits awarded in OCTOBER.  
Governor Kathy Hochul announced that all SNAP beneficiaries will received the maximum allotment of awards for the month of October, 2021.  The full article can be read here: OCTOBER 2021 SNAP AWARDS

NY State partners with GetSetUp for FREE online virtual classes and programs ranging from health and wellness to lectures with your peers in topics interesting to you!  For more information on classes, you can read the full press release here from the New York State Office for the Aging:  GetSetUp

NATIONAL: 

The AARP is a great resource for current trends across the country.  

Caregiver TAX Credits available: Find out more HERE. 

Mindfulness:  Mindfulness is “paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally." 

To view the full article please click HERE to be taken to the AARP website