MALONE — Staff at the Assisted Living Program put on a carnival for residents of the facility on Sixth Street.
MALONE — The recently launched Performing Arts League of Malone is gearing up for its next i…
MALONE — The Franklin County Board of Legislators recognized the Senior Nutrition Program fo…
ALBANY — The Cuomo administration undercounted COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes by at least 4,100 as the pandemic raged across the Empire State, according to an audit released by Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli on Tuesday.
MALONE — Franklin County Office for the Aging and local volunteers spent this week distributing holiday food bags to older adults who receive home delivered meals.
MALONE — Members of the Community Health Center and state Office for the Aging held a lunch at the Elk’s Lodge, 67 Elm St., Friday to thank current volunteers, reach out to new volunteers and advocate for the Friendship Volunteer Program.
By KATHLEEN MOORE
Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Support Initiative Receives ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center Rising Star Award
PLATTSBURGH –– The Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Support Initiative, which provides free support services to caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, has been recognized by the ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center as a 2020 Rising Star for the serv…
ALBANY — Two months after nursing homes in New York were declared off limits to visitors — children, spouses and other kin of residents included — state officials have advanced no plan for allowing them to return to the beleaguered facilities.
CONSTABLE –– Franklin County has cancelled its contract with the Constable Senior Citizens Center, leaving the future of the organization –– and of the building that houses the center –– in doubt.
The population of the North Country is currently being asked to isolate at home during this pandemic to stop the spread of COVID-19. While isolation is good for public health, many people are starting to get the isolation blues and spending time on the internet looking for how to beat it.
MALONE –– More than two dozen low-income and elderly households that might have been facing food insecurity because of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak received on Thursday a week’s worth of food –– almost all of it grown or made locally.
Shelley Singer has been the primary caregiver for her husband, Michael Gross, since he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease four years ago. Then came the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s very difficult to live with someone with dementia, and I know how fortunate I am to be able to have help fro…
Roger Kellison had Parkinson’s disease that was quickly progressing. He was a private man who eventually moved into his daughter’s house when he was unable to take care of himself.
MOIRA –– Part of the building that houses the Brushton-Moira Senior Center is owned by the town’s senior citizen organization. The other part is owned by the town of Moira. Recently, the seniors asked the town to take ownership of the entire building.
Not long ago, the only way to know if someone had Alzheimer’s disease was to examine the brain in an autopsy.
AKWESASNE-- With one giant pair of scissors, a massive red ribbon was cut and phase III of the Sunrise Acres supportive housing facility was open in Akwesasne. It with be the new home for eighteen people –– a mix of seniors, veterans and people with disabilities.
MALONE –– No more funny stuff at the Franklin County Fair.
DURHAM –– Farmer Frank hobbled into the house, cane in hand.
MALONE –– Wesley Reynolds, in his self-designed “man’s room,” steadied himself with one hand on his walker and nodded toward his right hand, which was holding a copy of True, a now out-of-print magazine he collects.
At first, Robert Zorowitz thought his 83-year-old mother was confused. She couldn’t remember passwords to accounts on her computer. She would call and say programs had stopped working.