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Services for Seniors

Listed below are a number of Services provided to Senior Citizens. If you know of any additional services that you would like to offer to assist or become a volunteer, please contact us at (716) 992-3408. Only for Seniors!!

External Link: Guide to Services and Programs of Erie County

1. Senior Car - Free Transportation for Senior Residents to and from Dr. Appointments, Grocery Shopping, Drug Store, Banking, etc. Please call the Eden Service Line at (716) 992-3067 to make arrangements.

2. Eden Senior Citizens Group - Meet every other Thursday at Eden Town Hall. Fore more information, contact the Group's president, Maury Dole at 992-4640.

3. ACES - Active Citizens for Eden Seniors - A newly formed group inspired to help Seniors. This group provides monthly programs for Seniors plus information regarding services to enable Seniors to remain in their homes longer. To sign up for their newsletter call Donna Sundrell at 716.649-4404. More info to come shortly.



Training on caring for love one with Alzheimers

  • Family Caregivers: Do you care for a loved one with a memory impairment?
  • There are now several Respite Programs available in the Southtowns at No Charge
  • -Tuesday, April 21st from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon at the Eden United Methodist Church.
  • Training provided by Julie Szprygada from the Alzheimer's Association. Please call Kevin Karstedt or email @ info below:

  • Kevin Karstedt
    Respite Coordinator EUMC
    ACES (Active Citizens for Eden Seniors)
    (716)992-2248
    kevin@karstedt.com
  • For complete list of dates and location on Respite Programs - please click on this calendar: Respite Program Calendar
  • Upcoming Events from ACES Newsletter: April Newsletter

    4. Rural Transit - Additional Transportation Program - Contact 662-8378. This service is also wheelchair accessible.

    5. Community Concerns of WNY, Inc.
    - Contact 947-5025 Provides services to seniors that consist of help with getting Meals on Wheels, Home Care, and the Personal Emergency Response System. We also assist with HEAP and Food Stamps applications, along with Volunteer services, and a cleaning service.

    6. Eden/North Collins Food Pantry - Every Wednesday, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Holy Spirit Church Hall in North Collins.

      
    Eden-North Collins Food Pantry located at Holy Spirit Church Hall, 2005 Halley Rd., North Collins, NY

    The Eden-North Collings Food Pantry is a group of volunteers brought together to serve those in our communities who are in need of food assistance. Their mission is to maintain an accessible, hospitable center for food distribution to eligible individuals and families under the able guidance and regulation of the Food Bank of WNY. Call (716) 374-5683 for more information.
    History of Eden North Collins Food Pantry

    7. Police Surveillance of Senior Citizen's Homes/Property while out of Town. Contact Eden Police at 992-9211.

    8.
    Churches - Providing services to their members.

    9. Erie County Senior Services: 858-8526

    10. Meals on Wheels: 822-2002

     

    Na-Na and Great-Grandson cuddling together watching the Eden Corn Festival Parade

    Oh Papa !!  Look at this beautiful tree!

    Na-Na Scores again on her Great-Grandson!!