Lifestyle Business: Senior Wellness

You may be eligible to get help from your state paying your Medicare premiums. If you meet certain conditions, you may also get help paying for Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments. If you are a Medicare recipient and your gross monthly income is $1377 OR LESS (Married income $1847 OR LESS), you may be eligible. Call the Office for the Aging to make an appointment with one of our Health Insurance counselors for free, unbiased assistance with Medicare and to find out more about the Medicare Savings Program.
Address: 
1003 Development Court
Kingston, NY 12401
Phone: 
(845) 340-3456
Hours: 
Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5 PM. Saturday - Sunday, closed.
A Volunteer Program that Provides Rides to Seniors for Medical Appointments and Shopping Neighbors Helping Neighbors To Remain Healthy and Independent When you call the first time a volunteer will complete an application with you. They will ask a few questions related to your health and accessibility issues, the best way to reach you, an emergency contact, and other important information. This will be kept in a secure file so that the next time you call they will be able to help you right away. Our office volunteer will find a compatible volunteer driver who can give you a ride. Please call 7 to 10 days before your medical appointment or shopping trip.
Address: 
Ulster County Office for the Aging Volunteer Program
409 Development Court
Kingston, NY 12401
Phone: 
(845) 802-7661
Linking Volunteers to Opportunities that are Interesting and Engaging. we invite you to volunteer for one of the many great opportunities that are available throughout Ulster County. As a volunteer you may enjoy: -Driving seniors from their home -Helping in a gift shop or visitor center -Leading an exercise class -Becoming a Medicare Counselor and assisting people with coordinating their insurance -Engaging with children as a tutor or pen pal -Helping in a local library or hospital -Mentoring a young professional -Creating your own volunteer experience with your own resources!
Phone: 
(845) 802-7655
Telephone Reassurance and Support from Our Office to Your Home The mission of the "Ulster Checks-In" Program is to reach out to those Ulster County seniors who may feel isolated, lonely, or would just like to have a conversation with another individual. Each senior will be connected to a volunteer who has been screened and trained by the Ulster County Office for the Aging. Phone calls can be set up as often as weekly and at a mutually agreed upon time.
Phone: 
(845) 340-3456
RUPCO & RCAL are working together to provide home accessibility solutions to Ulster County residents in need who are income and Medicaid eligible.
Address: 
289 Fair Street
Kingston, NY 12401
Phone: 
(845) 331-2140
Hours: 
Stop-in hours: 3:00-4:30 pm
Family of Woodstock’s textmeback.org textline is a dynamic new textline service for youth and adults to access help via text messaging on mobile devices or chat via web browser on any platform. Contact textmeback.org for issues involving drug abuse, domestic violence, bullying and other issues involving personal safety, mental health services, housing (or shelter), concerns about the well-being of loved ones, crisis situations, education, and questions about resources in the Ulster County community.
Address: 
Text or call
service only, NY 00000
Phone: 
(845) 679-2485
Healthcare is a Human Right is an organization committed to making holistic wellness education and care available to all, regardless of socio-economic status. We work with dedicated professionals who volunteer their services and expertise in a range of holistic wellness modalities.
Address: 
The Lace Mill
165 Cornell Street
Kingston, NY 12401
Phone: 
(845) 481-3186
A federal government website managed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Address: 
7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21244
Hudson Valley Hospice has professional, knowledgeable speakers who can help educate your staff or organization’s members by providing a general overview of our services or by speaking on specific programs and services. Topics include: An Overview of Hospice - This talk will dispel the myths associated with hospice. Excellent for community organizations and clubs, and anyone with an interest in understanding the true benefits of hospice care. Advance Directives - A discussion on the need to be prepared in case you are unable to make your own medical decisions. Maintain control over your treatment and care by understanding the various forms available and how and when to use them. “Consider the Conversation” - An inspiring 60 minute documentary film on communication and preparation for end-of-life. May be combined with Hospice Overview or Advance Directives. Managing Grief Around the Holidays - A Hospice bereavement support social worker will tailor this talk to suit the audience: adult, teen, child, or facility staff. Understanding Grief - There is no one size fits all when it comes to grieving the loss of a loved one. This talk focuses on the different ways in which people cope with and heal from loss. Spirituality in Caregiving and at the End of Life - Whether you practice a formal religion or not, this talk will explore ways to find your own spiritual support and strength. Being a Healthy Caregiver - Caregiving can be emotionally and physically exhausting. This talk focuses on big and small ways caregivers can take care of themselves and find ways to cope when feeling overwhelmed. To request a speaker, please call:
Address: 
Hudson Valley Hospice
400 Aaron Court
Kingston, NY 12401
Phone: 
(845) 485-2273 x1118
Music Socials are a great opportunity for people with middle-stage Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia and their family caregivers to get out, socialize and enjoy interactive fun with Certified Music Therapist Melinda Burgard. Program is free, but pre-registration is required. Call Care Consultant Elizabeth Johnson.
Address: 
Wingate at Ulster
1 Wingate Way
Highland, NY 12528
Phone: 
(800) 272-3900
Hours: 
First Thursday of every month, 2 - 3:30 pm

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