Elder Health

Ontario County Office for the Aging (OFA) provides seniors and their caregivers with a vast amount of information and a variety of services.

The Office for the Aging serves people 60 years of age and older and their caregivers. Their mission is to provide advocacy, information, assistance, assessment, and referral. OFA can help you address many issues specific to older adults; meals and nutrition, long-term care, health insurance, transportation, and many more.

Office for the Aging (OFA) is located at 3010 County Complex Drive in Canandaigua, NY 14424. They may be reached by phone at (585) 396-4040 or (315) 781-1321.

For additional information on their many services, email or visit Office for the Aging’s page.

Education for Seniors: Ontario County Public Health

Ontario County Public Health has an active community education program. Public health nurses and educators are available to visit groups of seniors to discuss a variety of health topics. These include healthy eating, exercise, heart disease, fall prevention, and many more. Call 585-396-4343 or 800-299-2995 for more information or email christy.richards@co.ontario.ny.us.

Shingles Vaccine

Have you talked to your healthcare provider, yet? Shingles vaccination should be a routine part of preventative healthcare for people over the age of sixty. Many healthcare providers and pharmacies now offer this vaccine.

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Updated 11/7/17