This is a current list of running articles, newsletters and press releases created by Cortland County Area Agency staff. All file formats are in PDF.
Community Engagement Survey- Share with us information to better direct agency services in Cortland County.
What is New York State EPIC? Information on the Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage.
Senior Advisor Articles: The Senior Advisor is a segment typically published in the Cortland Standard on an ongoing basis throughout the year.
Foods to Help Prevent Sickness
Seasonal Affective Disorder
EISEP and Consumer Directed Workers
HIICAP, MSP, LIS Assistance
Home Care-NY Connects
In Home Assistance
Home Delivered Meals
June 4, 2020- Connecting while Socially Isolating
May 28, 2020- Medication Cost Help
May 5, 2020- HIICAP
April 16, 2020- Stimulus Checks
April 9,2020- SS Payments during COVID-19
April 2, 2020- Scams Tips during COVID-19
March 19,2020- Senior Citizen of the Year
March 5, 2020- March for Meals
February 20, 2020- Scams
February 6, 2020- Heart Health
January 9, 2020- Missed Open Enrollment Deadline for Advantage Plans
Senior News: The Senior News is the Cortland County Area Agency on Aging's quarterly newsletter. The Senior News is mailed to seniors across not only Cortland county but also the entire country! Over 2,500 newsletters are mailed each quarter.
Past and Current issues can be viewed below:
January-February 2023 March-April 2023 May-June 2023
July-August 2023 September-October 2023 November-December 2023
January-February 2022 March-April 2022 May-June 2022
July-August 2022 September-October 2022 November-December 2022
Winter 2021 Spring 2021
Summer 2021 Fall 2021
Spring 2020 Summer 2020
Winter 2020 Fall 2020:
Spring 2019 Summer 2019
Fall 2019 Winter 2019
Snippits from Past Senior News:
Ken Coleman: Surviving Hardships, from War to COVID
Additional Documents Below
Agency Four Year Plan: 2020 Four Year Plan, Goals
Agency Programs: Agency Program Description
Listing of agency programs and funding sources.
Annual Report: Annual Report
The annual report of the Cortland County Area Agency on Aging.
Caregiver Resource Center Documents:
Senior care TECH and Reminder Rosie
Housing Guide: Housing GuideResources for Seniors looking for housing options in Cortland County.
Information and Assistance: I&A Directory
A compilation directory of information on many topics for our local seniors of assistance the Cortland County Area Agency on Aging can assist with resources for Seniors looking for housing options in Cortland County.
Older American's Month- Every May, the Administration for Community Living leads the nation’s observance of Older Americans Month (OAM). The 2023 theme is Aging Unbound, which offers an opportunity to explore diverse aging experiences and discuss how communities can combat stereotypes. Join us in promoting flexible thinking about aging – and how we all benefit when older adults remain engaged, independent, and included.
Senior Centers: Draft-Reopening Proposal Health and Human Services Presentation 2021 (PowerPoint file)
Senior of the Year:
The award honors a Cortland County Resident age 60 or older who stands out in the community for ongoing devotion of time and talent in a variety of areas, and receives no remuneration for their contributions.
Printable Nomination Form
Online Registration Form