Aging Services Hosts Resource Fair for the Community

 Ontario ARC’s Aging Services will host a Resource Fair Thursday, May 26, 2016 from 5:30PM – 7:00PM at Ontario ARC’s main facility in Canandaigua. Local vendors and organizations focused on providing services and supports to the elderly and aging (with or without a disability) will be available to speak with community members, families and caregivers about available resources.

Participating organizations include:  Office for the Aging; The Alzheimer’s Association; Legal Assistance of WNY; LifeSpan; The Medicine Shoppe; AARP; Canandaigua VA; Salvation Army; Finger Lakes Health; Safe at Home PT; Finger Lakes Visiting Nurse Service, and more.

Highlights of the event include:

  • Office for the Aging, The Alzheimer’s Association, Canandaigua VA, and LifeSpan will be present to discuss the different supports they provide
  • For details regarding general elder law and estate planning as well as the SNAP program, attendees can speak with representatives from Legal Assistance of WNY
  • For questions regarding medication or other medical needs, attendees can speak with representatives from The Medicine Shoppe, Finger Lakes Health, Finger Lakes Visiting Nursing Service, and Safe at Home Physical Therapy
  • For those looking to build new relationships and stay active, representatives from The Salvation Army and the local AARP chapter will be on hand to discuss their array of recreational activities and social gatherings

There is no cost to attend the fair, attendees are free to come and go at their leisure and light refreshments will be available at the event.  Walk-ins are welcome, but registration is preferred.  For more information or to register for the Resource Fair, please, contact Nick Vignati, Coordinator of Aging Services at (585) 919-2161 or nvignati@ontarioarc.org.