logo Let Us Help You: Senior Services: Senior Advisor

Open to all residents of Niagara County age 60 and older, the Senior Advisor assists people to live with dignity, respect and self-determination. We proudly provide the following services for free:

  • Linkage to appropriate community services
  • Informal counseling and support (at our Centre, or in your home)
  • Information and referral
  • Advocacy
  • Liaison with family and friends                                                    
  • Assistance with applications for public entitlements, including HEAP, SNAP and more.
  • Empowerment to assume greater decision making
  • Home and hospital visits as needed
  • Elder Abuse prevention
  • Coaching before and during care transitions
  • Help finding affordable and accessible housing
  • Assistance sorting out insurance and Medicare options

To contact the Senior Advisor, please call Sherry Livergood, at 716-433-1886 ext. 109, or email her now at sherry.livergood@daleassociation.com.

The Senior Advisor program is made possible with funding from Niagara County Office for the Aging.

Read all about Healthy Aging now, in The White House Conference on Aging's Report

 

Success Story
Raymond, Senior Advisor client
Raymond was out of work due to a disability, and his beloved wife was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Raymond was trying to hold the family together, but was worried about how he would afford health insurance since his wife held the policy. Sherry, the Dale Association's Senior Advisor provided immediate caregiver support, helped Raymond find an affordable insurance plan, and arranged for Raymond and his children to see a grief counselor. Read More...
 
 
 
   
 
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