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  • Apr 07, 2021

    Western New Organizations Selected for Health Improving Program

    April 7, 2021: In a unique upstate cross-regional collaboration, 12 Western New York health serving organizations have been selected to participate in the Health Literacy CALL to Action Training program, funded by the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York . Low health literacy is a bar

  • Dec 20, 2016

    Wheatfield Tenant Decorates Tree Year-round at People Inc. Willow Senior Living

    For Carol Miranda, Christmas is her favorite part of the year! She also enjoys Valentine’s Day, St. Patty’s Day, summer and Thanksgiving! If you visit People Inc. Willow Senior Living in Wheatfield, you will see a beautiful tree and lovely decorations on the third floor. Carol, who has

  • Sep 16, 2019

    WNY Coalition Pooled Trust Grant Requests Open

    September 16, 2019: The WNY Coalition Pooled Trust is now accepting grant requests for the 2019 cycle! The grants are only available to former beneficiaries of the trust, or people with disabilities currently served by People Inc. and its affiliates or by Center for Elder Law & Justice. Request

  • Nov 19, 2019

    WNY Coalition Pooled Trusts Receive Award from Network in Aging of WNY, Inc.

    WNY Coalition Pooled Trusts is a collaboration between People Inc. and the Center for Elder Law & Justice November 19, 2019: On November 7, the Network in Aging of Western New York, Inc. presented the “Program Award of Excellence” to the WNY Coalition Pooled Trusts. The award s

  • Mar 01, 2019

    Workshop Focuses on Methods Educators, Healthcare Staff and Parents can Assist People Living with Tourette Syndrome in School and Community

    The Museum of disABILITY History will host its 2019 workshop session of Tourette Syndrome (TS) and Associated Disorders in the Classroom on March 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at its location, 3826 Main Street, Buffalo, NY. The workshop will be presented by Susan Conners, MEd, president and founder

  • Apr 10, 2014

    You are invited to the Prom!

    Dress up in your prom best for Agapé Parents’ Fellowship’s Spring Dance and Theme Basket Auction   Sunday, April 13, 2014 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Woodlawn Volunteer Fire Co. 3281 Lakeshore Rd. Hamburg, NY   Admission Adults: $5.00 Children ages 3-12: $3.00 Ch

  • Apr 16, 2009

    Young and Old Making Special Memories

    Volunteers Come Out for Beautification Efforts and Promoting Awareness   Buffalo, N.Y., April 10, 2009, Volunteers from the Diocese Youth Ministry between the ages of 15 - 17 will volunteer their time as part of an intensive work camp training program during Holy week to provide services of cleaning, painting, and fellowship. On Good Friday, April 10, 2009 between 9:30AM -12:30 PM the volunteers will spend the day at People Inc.'s Seniors Unlimited Program located at 310 Delaware Avenue in Buffalo, NY. People Inc.'s Seniors Unlimited is the only program of its kind in the City of Buffalo that provides respite for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimers, Parkinsons disease, stroke and other related memory loss. In a safe, comfortable environment participants are involved in a variety of activities designed to foster self-esteem, maintain social and daily living skills, exercise the body and stimulate the mind. Activities include exercise, art, crafts, music, intergenerational program, community outings and interaction with peers. Collaborations like this provide an opportunity to promote awareness, diversity, and information sharing with the community. The day will be devoted to educating, raising awareness about individuals with special needs, community living/working together, and developing new friendships. It is a way to have fun socialization, make friends, share experiences and make a global impact, right here in Western New York. In addition, the youth will be asked to take part in raising the consciousness of the community and their peers by pledging their support and stop the offensive use of the "R-word - retard(ed)" in casual conversation.

  • Mar 06, 2023

    Your New Apartment Awaits

    Worry less about the stress and pressure of home ownership with our affordable and maintenance-free apartments! People Inc. provides a variety of affordable apartments for people who meet age and income eligibility with locations across Western New York. If you, a family member or someone you assis

  • Aug 10, 2018

    “A Conversation about Epilepsy” with the Epilepsy Association of Western New York

    As part of its Dialogues on disABILITY Speaker Series, the Museum of disABILITY History will host a free presentation called, “A Conversation about Epilepsy” on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at its location, 3826 Main Street, Buffalo, NY. Renay Moran, MEd, an informa