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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.

Our mission is to empower seniors to live independently in their homes for as long as possible. We are staffed with experienced, patient caregivers dedicated to senior care and companionship. Serving Seniors provides the highest level in-home non-medical care and companionship to the senior community in Syracuse and the surrounding area. Families and seniors can be assured of friendly, personalized service from dedicated, compassionate caregivers. Caregiving services include:

  • Companion Care
  • Errands & Transportation
  • Housekeeping & Meals
  • Medication Reminders
  • Entertainment
  • Shopping, Laundry & Yard Work
  • Holiday Decorating

Local Services and Government

Local Attractions and Amenities

Upcoming Buffalo Volunteer Events for Seniors
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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...

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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

The New Jewish Home is seeking volunteers are needed weekdays and weekends to assist our Therapeutic Recreation staff in organizing, promoting and participating in activities with the elders both...

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New York, NY

Objective

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...

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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...

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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...
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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,...

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New York, NY

The beautiful Cathedral of St. John the Divine, the fourth largest Christian church in the world, on the Upper West Side (Amsterdam Ave and 112 th St) was a second home to Ms. A for a long time...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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JASA
New York, NY

Purpose
Help to ensure seniors are receiving warm, nutritious meals in a timely, orderly manner by assisting with set-up, serving and clean-up for weekday lunches.

Responsibilities
* Set tables...

On-going
New York, NY

Help Elders Attend Shabbat Services at The New Jewish Home.

The New Jewish Home is seeking volunteers who are avaliable weekly this fall to work with our Rabbi and the Department of Religious Life...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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New York, NY

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

Please apply online at the following link:...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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New York, NY

Update - Recruitment for the 2017 training program has closed. Recruitment for the next training program will begin in 2018. In the interim, we invite you to consider volunteering with one of our...

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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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