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    Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of older adults and their interests.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADULT DAY HEALTH CAREOffers elderly or severely disabled individuals residing at home a day program providing nursing and medical care, case/care management and recreation. Services include access to a variety of medical specialists (dentist, podiatrist, audiologist, therapists), and individualized nursing care for a wide range of medical conditions associated with chronic illness and aging including Alzheimer's, dementia, diabetes and Parkinson's Disease. Program attendance is based on individual needs. Transportation to and from the Center is available. Call for an in-home assessment, facility tours and more information.SuffolkADULT DAY HEALTH CARESAN SIMEON BY THE SOUND CENTER FOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION
    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesA coalition to review services for older adults in the community for support group training and development, technical assistance and grandparent buddy program, resource development, advocacy, computer literacy and systems negotiation.WestchesterGRANDPARENTS SERVICES COALITIONWESTCHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SENIOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesA coalition that looks into health education and screening, nutrition programs, exercise/fitness programs, and other health related resources that are available for the elderly.WestchesterHEALTH AND WELLNESS COALITIONWESTCHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SENIOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesA coalition which looks at current or possible services which affect the Hispanic elderly, and ways of to get the information out, such as Spanish bulletins.WestchesterHISPANIC ELDERLY SERVICES COALITIONWESTCHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SENIOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesA coalition which looks at current or possible services affecting seniors in the community regarding affordable housing, elderly housing assistance, expanding housing options, supportive housing development, shared housing, reverse equity mortgage counseling and property taxes.WestchesterHOUSING AND SERVICES COALITIONWESTCHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SENIOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesA coalition with colleges/universities and community agencies, serving older adults to create and enhance civic engagement through intergenerational, collaborative community programs and services. An additional component is the Westchester County Alliance of Academic Institutions for Aging Related Studies and Workforce Development.WestchesterTHE WESTCHESTER ALLIANCE - WESTCHESTER PUBLIC/PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPWESTCHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SENIOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
    Advocacy ServicesOffers advocacy services to seniors who may need help with issues ranging from housing, medical care, benefits assistance, etc. Also help with information about services for specific needs within the community.WestchesterCOMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTNEW ROCHELLE OFFICE OF THE AGING
    Advocacy ServicesProvides assistance for the elderly and their families who need help in solving the problems of daily living and in planning for the future.WestchesterSENIOR ADVOCACY AND CASE MANAGEMENTSCARSDALE EDGEMONT FAMILY COUNSELING SERVICE
    Advocacy ServicesOffers information and referrals to resources for older adults within the community, based on the needs of the individual.WestchesterSENIOR OUTREACH AND ADVOCACYGREENBURGH OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Benefits Assistance ServicesOffers assistance to senior citizens regarding their benefits, from social security to medical coverage, with their questions or help filling out applications or advocating for them to communicate necessary information on various issues.WestchesterSENIOR ADVOCACY AND BENEFITS ASSISTANCEMOUNT VERNON OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Benefits Assistance ServicesOffers seniors help with filling out forms, advocacy services, information and referral for a multitude of issues.WestchesterSENIOR ADVOCACY AND BENEFITS ASSISTANCEPLEASANTVILLE SENIOR CITIZEN SERVICES
    Benefits Assistance ServicesProvides seniors with assistance with questions of social security, medical information, or other benefits-related issues. Also offers information of resources in the community for specific needs.WestchesterSENIOR RESOURCE INFORMATION AND BENEFITS ASSISTANCEOSSINING SENIOR CENTER
    Case/Care Management ServicesProgram coordinates and links individuals with resources and services regarding to long-term and aging care needs. Case managers are available to help assess their needs, such as homecare, respite care, emergency response systems, home delivered meals, etc.WestchesterSENIOR CARE MANAGEMENTWESTCHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SENIOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
    Community-Based ServicesProvides information and facilitation to community leaders, program directors and others who aid seniors in their community to initiate services, resources, and information to help them stay in their homes and connected to their communities for as long as safely possible.WestchesterSENIOR PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND CONSULTATIONCENTER FOR AGING IN PLACE
    Education/Prevention ServicesProvides a number of educational health programs and other topics to seniors in the county. Programs include Medicare orientation, Nutrition education, long term care, consumer scams and crime prevention, and more.DutchessHEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMSDUTCHESS COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Education/Training ServicesSponsors conferences, presentations and education programs to raise awareness of the changing views on aging to help community leaders understand the need to create “elder-friendly communities.” Through education and advocacy works to promote fullness of life for older adults in the Adirondacks communities.EssexEDUCATION AND ADVOCACY PROGRAMMERCY CARE FOR THE ADIRONDACKS
    Education/Training ServicesProvides an education and training program about intergenerational and aging services to individuals and groups that work with seniors. This program helps to increase their knowledge so that they are informed and can become skilled advocates on aging issues.WestchesterSENIOR PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND CONSULTATIONWESTCHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SENIOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
    Health Care ServicesProvides monthly health programs where seniors can get free blood pressure screening, and will have speakers on various topics of health and wellness issues.WestchesterWELLNESS PROGRAMMOUNT VERNON OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Information/Outreach ServicesProvides information, referral and outreach services for seniors in the county, for services, support and resources that are available for their needs.SullivanINFORMATION, REFERRAL AND OUTREACHSULLIVAN COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Information/ReferralProvides information and referrals regarding issues of elder law, financial planning, and other needs pertaining to aging or older adults.WestchesterAGING IN PLACE RESOURCE INFORMATIONSPRYE (STAYING PUT IN RYE AND ENVIRONS)
    Information/Referral ServicesOffers information about elder care issues for individuals looking for available resources within the community.WestchesterELDER CARE RESOURCE INFORMATIONCABRINI OF WESTCHESTER
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides information and referrals for children and family health care programs, caregiver information and elder care issues.New YorkHEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INFORMATION AND ELDERCARE LOCATORUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - REGION 2
    Information/Referral ServicesThe Information and Referral Program provides information and referrals for other services to Town of Colonie residents age 60 and older as well as caregivers. The requests can vary from very general information to requesting information on health insurance options or in-home care.AlbanyINFORMATION AND REFERRALCOLONIE SENIOR RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
    Information/Referral ServicesInformation & Assistance of a Full Range of Long Term Care Services and Supports, Streamlined Eligibility screening for Public Benefits Access, Caregiver Supports, Evidenced Based Health and Wellness Interventions ,Options Counseling WashingtonNY CONNECTS - INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCEWASHINGTON COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER
    Information/Referral ServicesCreates and promotes opportunities for older adult residents to participate in community activities of their choice. Offers information on where to get help with retirement planning, volunteering, finding a job, continuing education, and much more.WestchesterSENIOR INVOLVEMENT AND RESOURCE INFORMATION55 PLUS YONKERS CONNECTIONS
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides information regarding aging issues and what resources or services are available to older adults.New YorkSENIOR RESOURCE INFORMATIONAMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS (AARP) - NEW YORK STATE OFFICE
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides information on resources and services within the community for older adults and issues they need help finding or understanding. Also will help with questions about medical care, benefits, or utility shut-offs, or any issue which could affect those who are frail or homebound and may need the assistance of someone to advocate for them.WestchesterSENIOR RESOURCE INFORMATIONCROTON CARING COMMITTEE
    Information/Referral ServicesOffice for the aging provides information and referral about various services and resources for older adults.DutchessSENIOR RESOURCE INFORMATIONDUTCHESS COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Information/Referral ServicesOffers information and referrals to resources which may be needed for older adults in the community. Also provides support and guidance with questions or help if a senior is having difficulty with benefits, acquiring help for home maintenance, or problems with other issues.WestchesterSENIOR RESOURCE INFORMATIONEASTCHESTER SENIOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
    Information/Referral ServicesAids seniors with information and referrals to services or programs in the community for various needs.WestchesterSENIOR RESOURCE INFORMATIONMARTIN LUTHER KING JR. SENIOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
    Information/Referral ServicesAids seniors with information and referrals to the various services or programs available to them for specific or basic needs within the community.WestchesterSENIOR RESOURCE INFORMATIONMOUNT VERNON OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Information/Referral ServicesOffers information on a variety of issues which older New Yorkers are facing, information on benefits assistance, caregiving, estates planning, and much more.AlbanySENIOR RESOURCE INFORMATIONNEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides an informative newsletter designed to bring items of interest, on various topics, and resources in the community for senior citizens. These newsletters can be picked up or mailed to seniors registered with the Putnam Office of the Aging through the ID Program.PutnamSENIOR RESOURCE INFORMATIONPUTNAM COUNTY OFFICE FOR SENIOR RESOURCES
    Information/Referral ServicesElder Abuse Helpline: Trained workers will provide information and assistance to anyone who may be a victim of elder abuse/neglect or to someone who knows of an elderly person being abused. I & R Helpline: Provides information and referrals to individual looking for resources or services with specific issues dealing with aging or older adults, in which they may need help, within the county.WestchesterSENIOR RESOURCE INFORMATIONWESTCHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SENIOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides information and referral about services available for older adults.ColumbiaSPECIALIZED INFORMATION AND REFERRAL FOR OLDER ADULTSCOLUMBIA COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Information/Referral ServicesUnified Services for the Aging provides specialized information and referral assistance to individuals and their families to help them make better decisions regarding their long term care needs, regardless of age or income. RensselaerSPECIALIZED INFORMATION AND REFERRAL/OLDER ADULTSRENSSELAER COUNTY UNIFIED FAMILY SERVICES
    LICENSED HOME CARE SERVICESProvides Home Health Aide/Personal Care Aide/Housekeeping services to help individuals live at home independently and with dignity. Also assists people with any and all aspects of daily living, including personal hygiene, meal preparation, health-related tasks, and environmental support such as housekeeping and errands.NassauLICENSED HOME CARE SERVICESSELFHELP COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC.-LONG ISLAND OFFICE
    SAN SIMEON BY THE SOUND CENTER FOR NURSING AND REHABILITATIONOperating as an outreach to the community this not-for-profit organization affiliated with Eastern Long Island Hospital offers long term care 24/7, short term rehabilitation care and Adult Day Care Health care by experienced professionals in a clean, well maintained environment. Case/care management is provided by its professional staff which includes nurses, therapists, social workers and dietitians. Services include physical, occupational, recreational and speech therapy along with counseling, advocacy and educational workshops.SuffolkSAN SIMEON BY THE SOUND CENTER FOR NURSING AND REHABILITATIONSAN SIMEON BY THE SOUND CENTER FOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION
    Senior ServicesProvides benefits assistance for seniors by answering questions, filling out applications, giving information, explaining tax or other government-related services, etc. or offers referrals for other resources for other services they may need.FranklinBENEFITS ASSISTANCE AND INFORMATIONOFFICE FOR THE AGING IN FRANKLIN COUNTY
    Senior ServicesOffers a variety of activities and services for seniors from shopping, field trips, exercise, recreational programs, advocacy and support services.WestchesterEMBASSY COMMUNITY SENIOR CENTERDOBBS FERRY RECREATION AND PARKS DEPARTMENT
    Senior ServicesExercise programs for older adults, as well as educational forums, and the review of government legislation on aging issues.OrangeHEALTH PROMOTION, EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY PROGRAMORANGE COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Senior ServicesProvides a venue for older adults with social and recreational activities, transportation for shopping, and offers information and referrals for local resources and services in the community.WestchesterPEEKSKILL SENIOR CITIZEN'S CLUBPEEKSKILL CITY
    Senior ServicesProvides a variety of fun, recreational, and support services to the older adults in the community. Some services include transportation for shopping, errands and medical appointments, exercise, arts and crafts, and more. A senior advocate is available, by appointment to help with benefits or insurance information, long term care, health issues, volunteer opportunities, help with filling out and understanding application forms, etc.WestchesterSENIOR ACTIVITIES AND RECREATION CENTERBRIARCLIFF MANOR RECREATION DEPARTMENT
    Senior ServicesOffers a variety of activities during the week, exercise class, bridge class, tai chi, monthly luncheons, day excursions, and other varies activities. Also provides older adults with information and referral for issues which concern them, including having a weekly speaker, (every Tuesday) on a variety of topics, such as finances, scam prevention issues, history, art, medical issues, music, etc.WestchesterSENIOR ACTIVITIES AND RECREATION CENTERBRONXVILLE SENIOR CITIZEN SERVICES
    Senior ServicesAssists senior citizens with problems related to housing, landlord-tenant relations, transportation, benefits, taxes, etc.WestchesterSENIOR ADVOCATEHASTINGS-ON-HUDSON RECREATION DEPARTMENT
    Senior ServicesProvides free and confidential one-to-one counseling and access for seniors to identify benefits and other needed services, such as medicare, health and prescription, food stamps, HEAP, home repair, tax relief programs, and other senior-based services.WestchesterSENIOR BENEFITS HELP CENTERNEW ROCHELLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    Senior ServicesOffers a variety of activities for local seniors to get together to socialize, have fun and be a part of their community, including help to find services or resources in the community. Also provides transportation to the nutrition site twice a week and for a weekly shopping trip.WestchesterSENIOR CITIZENS CLUBNORTH SALEM RECREATION DEPARTMENT
    Senior ServicesOffers mediation for older adults and their families, regarding issues which can be relevant to aging, such as life support, inheritance, last will in testament, health care, hospice care, etc.WestchesterSENIOR LIFE PLANNING AND MEDIATION SERVICESCLUSTER COMMUNITY SERVICES
    Senior ServicesProvides senior outreach workers to provide information about available resources in the community, assist with benefits/insurance information and applications, serve as advocates when seniors are having problems attaining services, and friendly visiting. Other services include a telephone reassurance system, where calls are made to homebound or frail elderly individuals to make sure they are okay. Also provides medical-based transportation for homebound or senors who can no longer drive.ClintonSENIOR OUTREACHJOINT COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY OF CLINTON AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES
    Senior ServicesOffers a variety of services for the seniors in the local community who need help with benefit applications, advocacy for different issues, outreach to help seniors who are homebound and need help with various tasks. Also provides assistance to grandparents who are raising their grandchildren, such as counseling, advocacy and with school supplies, clothing, and more.WestchesterSENIOR OUTREACH AND ADVOCACYMOUNT VERNON COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM (CAP)
    Senior ServicesProvides an array of services for the seniors of the community, which includes a center to gather and enjoy recreational activities, social events, free medical screening and more. Also offers transportation to the center, for medical appointments and for shopping.WestchesterSENIOR RECREATION AND TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMSNEW CASTLE RECREATION AND PARKS DEPARTMENT
    Senior ServicesHelps seniors understand paperwork or issues regarding benefits and health or medical information. Also provides resources in the community for specific needs.WestchesterSENIOR RESOURCE INFORMATIONYONKERS OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Senior ServicesOffers a location where older adults in the community can come and socialize and get involved in activities. Also provides information and referrals to resources in the community that they can utilize.WestchesterSENIOR RESOURCE INFORMATION AND ACTIVITIESMAMARONECK COMMUNITY SERVICES
    Senior ServicesProvides support services which are designed to help seniors remain within the community, including a lunch program site or home delivered meals, adult day programs, case management, shopping, and information with referrals.WestchesterSENIOR SUPPORT PROGRAMSMOUNT PLEASANT RECREATION DEPARTMENT
    Senior ServicesHolds a monthly breakfast for local seniors along with informational workshops and speakers on various issues, such as health care, insurance, benefits, and other services relevant to older adults.WestchesterSENIOR SUPPORT SERVICESPORT CHESTER CARVER CENTER
    Support ServicesWorks to build collaboration with the agencies and programs that target older adults by helping to raise money and advocate for grants, etc. for services which would help or currently help seniors in various ways.PutnamRETIRED SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP)FRIENDS OF THE SENIOR CITIZENS OF PUTNAM COUNTY
    Support ServicesProvides information and assistance on community resources and services to older town residents and their families regarding issues of aging, such as flu shots, HEAP, housing, home care, etc. Printed materials are available for free, along with counseling and help to navigate the various programs and applications that are offered.WestchesterSENIOR RESOURCE INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCESOMERS SENIOR SERVICES

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