During the summer, NY Connects increased its public information outreach by joining forces with the Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance Program to provide information on Medicare, health insurance, fitness and nutrition, and distribution of farmers market coupons at 14 sites around Delaware County. NY Connects has continued to focus on the emotional and mental health needs of consumers in providing the third year of the Geriatric Mental Health Workshops.
You can reach Delaware County NY Connects Coordinator Drue Brenner at 746-6333 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on NY Connects or to local a NY Connects program in your community., visit the state website at www.nyconnects.org
Wayne Shepard is director of the Delaware County Office for the Aging. ‘Senior Scene’ columns can be found at www.thedailystar.com/seniorscene.