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County Accepts Aging Master Program Grant

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The Legislature without dissent (Legislators Mike Sigler and Leslyn McBean-Clairborne were excused) authorized the County’s Office for the Aging to accept an Aging Master Program grant from the New York State Office for the Aging.  The program strives to help older adults take key steps to improve their well-being, add stability to their lives, and strengthen their ties the community.  The $5,550 grant will support start-up expenses to host the Aging Master Program in collaboration with the aging services organization Lifelong.  The ten-week program combines goal-setting, daily practices, and peer support to help participants make meaningful changes in the lives of older adults