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Office for the Aging
The Ontario County Office for the Aging is a human-service agency located at 3010 County Complex Dr. in Canandaigua, New York.

Nestled in the Finger Lakes region, the county houses approximately 110,000 residents. The Office for the Aging serves people 60 years of age and older and their caregivers. The mission of this office is to provide advocacy, information, assistance, assessment, and referral.

To learn more about our office please visit our About Us page.

*** Special Announcements ***


SALT Council Presentation
"Scams, Frauds, & Identity Theft" Presented by Sheriff Phil Povero
July 28, 2015 at 12:00 noon
Shortsville Senior Center, Fire Hall
5 Sheldon Street, Shortsville, NY.

If you would like to stay for lunch after the presentation please call 396-4196 to make a reservation. The meal program is for people age 60 and over, those under 60 are asked to pay $5.00 for lunch.

For more information on the SALT Council please click on this link.

Your Opinion Counts 
The Office for the Aging is conducting a community-wide needs assessment in order to develop a service plan that addresses the most critical needs of the area's older adults and caregivers for the years 2016-2020. 

As a valuable member of our community Ontario County Office for the Aging is interested in hearing what you have to say whether you are an older adult, a caregiver, or just interested in elder services. please help us by completing this brief survey, here, and returning it to our office. If you prefer you can answer the survey on-line by going to this link

Annual "Aging Well" Forum and Public Hearing Series
The Office for the Aging announces the agency's annual "Aging Well" Forum and Public Hearing Series, which will be held in three locations this year. The forum is open to all persons age 60 and older or anyone interested in aging issues.

The "Aging Well" Forum is preceded by a Public Hearing which provides an opportunity for the public to hear about and comment on the programs and services of the Ontario County Office for the aging. Your opinion counts so please let us know what matters to you.

There is no charge and light refreshments with be served at all programs.

The Series includes:
"Understanding Vaccines: Flu, Shingles, and Pneumonia"
Presented by Wegman's Pharmacist's Anthony D'Angelo and Mel Kost
September 15, 2015 at 1:00 pm
Canandaigua Wegman's, Market Café private room
345 Eastern Blvd., Canandaigua NY.

"Planning for Your Future: Can an Elder Law Attorney Help?"

Presented by Paul Ryther, Attorney at Law
September 18, 2015 at 10:30 am
Phelps Community Center
8 Banta Street, Phelps NY.

"Your Future Wellness: You Hold the Key"
Presented by Betty Perkins Carpenter, Ph.D. - CEO of Senior Fitness Productions, former Olympic Diving Coach
September 24, 2015 at 1:30 pm
Geneva Community Center
160 Carter Road, Geneva NY.

The Fraud Corner
For the most recent and up to date news on fraudulent activities, please visit our Scam Alerts page.

Home Delivered Meals Program is in Need of Volunteers
For more information please visit our Volunteer page or contact Brenda Abel, Volunteer Coordinator, at 585-396-4577. 

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 How do I get help?

By calling NY Connects or Office for the Aging at (585) 396 - 4040 or
 (315) 781 - 1321

New York Connects, a “Single Point of Entry” for long-term care services, is a program of the Ontario County Office for the Aging. 

It offers a “one-stop shop” for consumers attempting to navigate the many aspects of the long-term care system.

Telephone interpretation service available.

NY Connects 
New York Connects Link


Contact Us
Irene A. Coveny 

3010 County Complex Dr.
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Ph: (585) 396-4040
Ph: (315) 781-1321

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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74 Ontario Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424
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