Senior Health


To sign up for one of the wellness seminars or support groups in BlueCross BlueShield of WNY’s Senior Health Program, or for more information, just call the number listed below.

Erie County Senior Services of Erie County:
Powerful Tools for Caregivers
(716)-858-2177

Kaleida Health - Buffalo General Hospital of Buffalo:
Bereavement Support Group
(716) 859-8045

Medina Memorial Hospital Community Partners of Medina:
Safety Works
(585) 798-6641

Mt. St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center of Lewiston:
Alzheimer's Support Group
(716) 298-2145

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center of Niagara Falls:
Parkinson's Support Group
(716) 791-3049

The M.O.G. Inc. of Grand Island:
Be S.A.F.E. (Fitness for the Ages Exercise Program)
(716) 773-1600

Wellness Institute of Buffalo:
Passport to Wellness - Exercise Program
(716) 851-4052

Programs for seniors range from one session to multiple sessions over several weeks. Typical information includes:

  • Mild stretching and physical activity instruction
  • Recognizing risk factors for various health issues
  • Avoiding low back and other pain
  • Nutrition hints and suggestions
  • Safety consideration in the home
  • How to build a better relationship with your doctor