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Buffalo Senior Living Resources

Located on the shores of Lake Erie across the Niagara river from Canada, Buffalo, NY is a friendly, established city known for its neighborly atmosphere, industrial, working-class roots and small-town feel. Thanks to the recent redevelopment of the Canalside District, downtown Buffalo is now home to over 1,000 community events every year, including free concerts each Thursday at Central Wharf, NHL hockey games at First Niagara Place, and summertime outdoor yoga. Options for senior living in Buffalo include something for everyone, making this a great place to enjoy an active retirement.

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Median Senior Living Costs

Buffalo, NY

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Senior Living in Buffalo, NY is:

  • 12% less expensive than the state of New York
  • 17% less expensive than the Northeast region
  • 2% more expensive than the nation as a whole
Use our Senior Living Cost Index to learn more about senior living costs in your area.

Professional Senior Services

Explore the Directory to find local senior products and services that meet the needs of you and your family.

Senior Services

Home Solutions specializes in senior move management, helping seniors move forward into the next phase of living. We can sort through a life-time of possessions, determine what will fit in the new space, pack, unpack for local moves, haul away donations, and provide referrals to other reputable service providers. Founded in 2005, we are fully insured and adhere to a strict code of ethics.

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Local Attractions and Amenities

Upcoming Buffalo Senior Events
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May 04, 2017
1:00 PM
Buffalo, NY
Engage in the joy and challenge of reading, memorizing, and acting Shakespeare!

In this eight-week course (plus culminating event), we will delve into the demands and pleasures of Shakespeare,...

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Upcoming Buffalo Volunteer Events for Seniors
May 04, 2017 through May 18, 2017
10:15 AM to 12:30 PM
New York, NY

The Carter Burden Network is dedicated to supporting the efforts of older people to remain in their homes living independently, safely, and with dignity. Volunteers are an integral component of...

May 01, 2017 through Oct 30, 2017
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
St. John's
Rochester, NY

This is a Friday afternoon event. Lots of fun for all that attend. Everyone has an opportunity to play along.

Apr 29, 2017 through May 13, 2017
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Saratoga County, NY

Be a part of National Rebuilding Day!

Community Work Days :

Saturday April 29th

Saturday May 6th

Saturday May 13th

Help repair homes of elderly, disabled and veterans in Saratoga County.

Looking for...

Apr 07, 2017 through Apr 06, 2018
Rochester, NY

Many years ago, Jewish Family Service helped relocate hundreds of Russian immigrants to the Rochester area. Over the years, as the population has aged, we have tailored our services to meet their...

May 01, 2017May 01, 2017
5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
New York, NY
Join Lifeforce in Later Years as it hosts its gala fundraiser. As a volunteer, you will assist with a variety of activities - usher, help with silent auction, directing guests, coat check, and...
Dec 29, 2016 through Jun 29, 2017
Long Island City, NY

SENIOR SERVICES VOLUNTEER

Purpose/Objective

The Senior Services Volunteer will help the senior center by providing his/her time interacting with and serving seniors through various means. By...

Sep 13, 2016 through Aug 02, 2017
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Rochester, NY
Opportunity for a volunteer to teach English As A Second Language to elderly seniors starting October 2016 to May 2017. Teaching would be once weekly (Tuesdays preferred but flexible) for...
On-going
New York, NY

Great opportunity for students and adults alike. Volunteers are needed weekdays until 4:00 pm to assist with patient ambulation. Transport residents to and from their physical therapy...

On-going
New York, NY

We are seeking individuals to assist weekly with transporting residents to Religious Services
SHABBAT (Weekly): Fridays Afternoons 2:30pm-5:00pm
SHABBAT(Weekly): Saturday Mornings 9:30am-12:00pm

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New York, NY

Volunteers are needed weekdays and weekends to assist our recreation therapy staff in organizing, promoting and participating in activities with the residents both one to one and in a group...

On-going
New York, NY

Senior centers are lively places that bring together older adults who want to be engaged in their communities and with their peers. The Department for the Aging (DFTA)seeks volunteers to lead a...

On-going
New York, NY

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Facilitate Coming of Age workshops for adults 60+ at nine PSS Senior Centers (in upper Manhattan and the Bronx) on how to consider and plan for what’s next in their lives. In each of the...

On-going
New York, NY

Work under the direction of the staff and with other volunteers to assist in transporting residents in wheelchairs to and from Therapeutic Recreation Activities in the building.

Please apply online...

On-going
New York, NY
More than half of all people over 65 have hypertension (high blood pressure). There are usually no symptoms, which is why the condition has been dubbed "the silent killer." Uncontrolled high blood...
On-going
New York, NY

Jewish Home Lifecare is seaking spanish speaking individuals who can commit to friendly visiting our spanish speaking residents on a weekly or monthly basis.You could be that person who will...

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DOROT, Inc
New York, NY

Teach basic computer skills and internet navigation to a senior in their home.

Lessons are 1-4 sessions, depending on the senior’s needs, for approximately one hour.

Interview, training,...

On-going
New York, NY

The Carter Burden Center for the Aging (CBCA) is dedicated to supporting the efforts of older people to remain in their homes living independently, safely, and with dignity. Volunteers are an...

On-going
New York, NY

The Carter Burden Network is dedicated to supporting the efforts of older people to remain in their homes living independently, safely, and with dignity. Volunteers are an integral component of...

On-going
New York, NY

Have Fun Running a Cafe Cart and Interacting with Students and Older Adults!

Opportunity:

Volunteer Program:

  • Work with a multi-generational team of teens, college students, young adults, and senior...

On-going
New York, NY

It is widely known that exercise leads to a healthier heart, stronger bones and increased flexibility. For seniors, exercise is even more impactful. Results include slower mental decline; delay or...

On-going
New York, NY

Come join the elders at The New Jewish Home to assist with some weekly exercise programs. Volunteers will escort elders to & from the program and join in for the exercise groups.

Mondays - "Total...

On-going
New York, NY

It is easier than you think to put a smile on a senior's face. All you have to do is be a Friendly Visitor. A Friendly Visitor is someone who brightens someones day, week, month, and ultimately,...

On-going
New York, NY

Help Elders Attend Shabbat Services at Jewish Home Lifecare

Work with our Rabbi on Friday afternoons or Saturday Mornings to assist with Shabbat Services. As a Shabbat Service Volunteer, you will...

On-going
New York, NY

Volunteers will assist with the upkeep of our library, shelving books, visiting residents with our mobile book cart to offer selections, working with staff to assess new book needs, and if...

On-going
New York, NY

The New Jewish Home is looking for skilled leaders! If an educator looking to facilitate a discussion group or an Artist or Musician interested in an Arts group. We would like to speak with you to...

On-going
New York, NY

MJHS

Hospice provides a specialized program of care and services for end-of-life patients. MJHS Hospice provides care for pediatric and adult patients in homes, nursing homes, assisted living...

On-going
New York, NY

As a friendly volunteer at Jewish Home Lifecare you could be that person who will listen, that much needed friend by spending time visiting residents, socializing, playing cards, reading to the...

On-going
New York, NY

Jewish Home Lifecare is seeking music lovers to assist with our Music Appreciation Program.

Please apply online at the following link:...

On-going
New York, NY

There are more than 34 million unpaid caregivers across the nation providing support and care to an aged or ill loved one. Caregivers report having difficulty finding time for one's self, managing...

On-going
New York, NY

At this time, Bill Payer is only recruiting for Russian speaking volunteers. Please contact the DFTA Volunteer Resource Center for more information if you are a Russian speaker and interested in...

On-going
New York, NY

Volunteers are needed to transport residents to and from Friday night , Saturday and Sunday religious services, afternoon concerts & exercise in our auditorium.

Fridays - 3:00pm-5:30pm (Eve...

On-going
New York, NY

Working with our Department of Religious Life, Volunteers assist with religious services including assisting assist with set up, and escort/transport elders within our facility to and from the...

On-going
New York, NY

Healthcare coverage is a complex subject matter and the information often changes from year to year. To make an informed decision, seniors need to understand the options available to them. HIICAP...

On-going
New York, NY

Come join the elders at The New Jewish Home for the Knitting, Crochet, and Beading workshop. This is a great opportunity for a creative individual. We are seeking Volunteers who are avaliable...

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