FULTON – Caring Neighborhood Advocates of Oswego County, a subcommittee of the Rural Well being Community of Oswego County, has been compiling and sharing data for seniors and caregivers in Oswego County to allow them to keep energetic, social, and wholesome amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the approaching winter.
“Seniors are feeling remoted because of the pandemic and with the winter months right here the committee needs to supply seniors a wide range of selections to be energetic, social, and wholesome (each bodily and emotionally). We proceed to find out about significant actions for seniors and concepts of issues that they’ll do at dwelling to remain nicely in all facets of their lives” mentioned Jen Rice, liaison from Kindred at House, Chairperson of the Caring Neighborhood Advocates Committee.
The committee has coined the undertaking “A Little Little bit of Sunshine” and so they launched their first press launch and social media marketing campaign for the undertaking in early November and now they’re again with Quantity 2.
“There are a number of applications taking place nearly that seniors can grow to be concerned with,” mentioned Leanna Cleveland, coordinator of Neighborhood Well being with OCO. “Moreover, OCO’s Diet Companies is providing Seize and Go Meals and new take dwelling actions in celebration of the Little Little bit of Sunshine Venture. We acquired very constructive suggestions from our first press launch and social media marketing campaign and wished to make sure we supplied the seniors in Oswego County with extra concepts and alternatives to hold them by way of the winter.”
Comply with them on Fb at OCO Rural Well being Community of Oswego County for normal updates. An inventory of upcoming occasions and applications may be discovered beneath:
OCO Diet Companies has 5 Seize and Go Meal Websites for Oswego County Residents 60 and over. The middle supervisor shall be there to say howdy from a distance and weekly take dwelling actions are provided. Contact the Diet Service’s workplace at 315-598-4712 for extra data. Anybody ought to name the middle supervisor upfront to order their meal (see beneath).
Giveaway actions out there whereas provides final, meals out there for to all that join. Meals are partially funded by way of grants by sponsors; Oswego County Workplace for The Ageing, NYS Workplace for The Ageing, and the United Manner of Larger Oswego County. Seize and Go websites listed beneath:
A Little little bit of Sunshine giveaways whereas provides final provided on the next days in any respect OCO Diet Companies Eating and Exercise Facilities: 2/3/2021-2/5/2021 Reusable Howdy Sunshine Luggage, 2/10/21 Valentine’s Day themed giveaway, 2/24/2021 pot holder units or brownie/cookie baking package.
- The Central Sq. Neighborhood Church: 833 US Route 11, Central Sq., NY 13036. Open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Name (315) 720-9732 upfront to enroll and place an order.
- The Fulton Municipal Constructing: 141 S. First Road, Fulton, NY 13069. Open Monday by way of Friday 11 a.m. to midday. Name (315) 592-3408 upfront to enroll and place an order.
- The Hannibal Neighborhood Library: 162 Oswego St., Hannibal, NY 13074. Open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Name (315) 564-5471 upfront to enroll and place an order.
- OCO Mexico Diet Kitchen Website: 5871 Scenic Ave, Mexico, NY 13114. Open Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to midday. Name (315) 806-1917 upfront to enroll and place an order.
- The Congregational Church of Phoenix: 43 Bridge Road, Phoenix, NY 13135. Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 11 a.m. to midday. Name (315) 695-4841 upfront to enroll and place an order.
Comply with OCO Diet Companies on Fb and provides them a “Like” @ OCO Diet Companies as there are enjoyable actions, diet schooling, and giveaways being provided every week.
- The Alzheimer’s Basis of America presents a number of digital applications resembling artwork class, digital visits to locations resembling The Tenafly Nature Heart, cooking lessons, and so on. They record a month-to-month calendar. Take a look at the calendar for the month you have an interest in right here: https://alzfdn.org/events/
- In search of web sites and digital actions to maintain the thoughts energetic and robust? Examine these out:
- Best Chair Exercises for Seniors | SeniorDirectory.com
- Why and How You Should Exercise With Arthritis – Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic
- Hypothermia Can Happen Both Indoors and Outdoors – Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic
- 37 Quarantine Activities for Seniors – You’ve Got This, Mom!
- 50 Activities for the Elderly in Lockdown and Isolation (goldencarers.com)
- The Fulton Public Library presents a exercise video each Wednesday at 4:30pm on their Fb web page (@FultonPubliclIbraryNY or Fulton Public Library, Fulton, NY). The movies are solely about 10-20 minutes lengthy, don’t often require gear, and may be completed from the consolation of your front room. The trainer, Susan Mayer, has been with the Library for a few years and in addition teaches on the YMCA. Courses embrace Tai Chi, Ribbon Dance, Indoor Stroll, and Kickboxing. All exercise movies are additionally curated right into a playlist on Fb known as Household Health at FPL (hyperlink to the playlist: https://www.facebook.com/watch/177301425634123/694775717977181)
- Syracuse Jewish Household Service presents the Keep Linked program for older adults in Oswego County. Keep linked contains help and evidence-based methods to assist older adults experiencing stress, nervousness or gentle melancholy signs resulting from isolation within the COVID-19 pandemic. Name (315) 446-9111 extension 234.
- Oswego County Workplace for the Ageing has Pleasure for all Robotic Pets (Kitties, Cats and canine) out there at to be given to remoted older adults to mitigate nervousness, melancholy and loneliness. A pet with out all of the expense and upkeep! Moreover, they provide the Pleasant Name Program which offers phone reassurance to seniors who reside alone or who might really feel remoted and/or susceptible. Volunteers make common telephone calls to seniors. The calls present a security test in addition to a social contact. Name Workplace for the Ageing for extra data (315) 349-3484
- Statewide Senior Motion Council is providing a number of digital and name in choices for his or her featured occasions resembling; February 8th 2021 Dialog with Meeting Member Ron Kim, Chair of the Meeting Committee on Ageing, will tackle questions posed by our members & associates regarding subjects regarding New York’s seniors and their households and February 5th 2021 Price range briefing which can spotlight how Governor Cuomo’s proposed Government Price range will impression older residents. Go to https://www.nysenior.org/ for go browsing/name in data.
In search of slightly style of summer season? Take a look at this straightforward recipe for Peach Compote from the Meals Financial institution of Central New York and Simply Say Sure to Fruits and Greens:
- 4 c. of chopped peaches (or your favourite fruit)
- 2 c. chopped nectarines or plums
- 2 tablespoons of honey
- 1 teaspoon every of lemon zest and cinnamon
Add the fruit and honey to pot over medium warmth then add lemon zest and cinnamon and stir. Cook dinner till the fruit is soft- about 10-12 min. Serve instantly or refrigerate and revel in chilly. Refrigerate the leftovers. Strive it on oatmeal or over some plain yogurt!