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. 

Current Articles: 
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.  

COVID Safety
Foods to Help Prevent Sickness
Seasonal Affective Disorder

Pharmacy Delivery
EISEP and Consumer Directed Workers
HIICAP, MSP, LIS Assistance
Home Care-NY Connects
Vision Loss
In Home Assistance
Elder Abuse
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

Emergency Preparedness

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.

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