Posted by: jxschult | July 22, 2010

Check to see what benefits you may be eligible for…

This website allows you to input your information to see what benefits you may be eligible for.

Posted by: jxschult | July 21, 2010

4-H Fair Senior Luncheon

Come join us at the Orleans County 4-H Fair July 28, 2010- from 10:00AM – 2:00PM, for the Senior Luncheon.  Suggested Contribution is $3.00, please RSVP (585) 589-7817 or (585) 589-3191.

Posted by: jxschult | July 21, 2010

Name Change

OMRDD (Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities) is now OPWDD (Office for People with Developmental Disabilities)

Gov. David A. Paterson signed legislation A.11197/S. 7889 into law July 13, changing the name of the state Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities to the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities.

Posted by: jxschult | May 11, 2010

Arc of Orleans

The Arc of Orleans has updated their website.  Take a look!

Posted by: jxschult | April 30, 2010

Medicare Website Update

You are encouraged to visit the revised website for Medicare.  The updated website is consumer focused and designed to be more user friendly for seniors and people who care for them.  Thank you. (Also on the right panel under ‘Health Insurance’)

Posted by: jxschult | March 18, 2010

Direct Deposit

With a simple, smart step, you can help protect your money.  Senior citizens, people with disabilities and others who receive federal benefits, can now sign up for direct deposit by calling the Go Direct campaign helpline at (800) 333-1795 or visiting

If you would like help, please contact Jim Moody at 585-589-3102.

Posted by: jxschult | March 1, 2010

Cancer Services Program

Women (40 – 64 years old) and Men (50 – 64 years old) who are uninsured or underinsured may receive the following screenings:  Women: Mammograms, Pap & Clinical Breast Exams; Men:  Colorectal  & Pelvic Exams.  Call the Cancer Services Program of Genesee & Orleans County today at 585-798-6641 and Spread the Word!

Posted by: jxschult | March 1, 2010

Reduced Fare Transportation

The Orleans Transit Service (OTS) offers a reduced (half) fare card to those who are disabled.  Applicants must contact OTS to complete a form.  Please bring a doctor’s note that identifies the disability or prove the disability through another written method.  Questions can be addressed to OTS at 585-589-0707.  The OTS office is on Hamilton Street in Albion behind the Orleans County fuel farm.

Posted by: jxschult | February 2, 2010

Phone Service Option

Assurance Wireless offers a free wireless phone and 200 free minutes of wireless service to eligible customers each months.  There are no bills, long term contracts, activation fees or surcharges.  Proof of lower income eligibility is required (i.e. Medicaid, food stamps, SSI).  Visit their website at for more information.  To begin the application process, call 1-888-898-4888.  Thank you.

Posted by: jxschult | December 23, 2009

Alzheimer’s Information

The Alzheimer’s Association of Western NY is available for phone care consultations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 800-272-3900.  Throughout the year, they offer a wide range of programs and resources for anyone who is affected by this disease.  In home consultations are also available.  Call today or find out more about the local chapter at

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