Lifestyle Business: Senior Wellness

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
When you or a loved one face the challenge of a serious illness, Hudson Valley Hospice is here to help you make informed decisions. From home-based skilled nursing visits to special cardiac programs and spiritual care, we will help you and your family understand and manage as the illness progresses. Hospice services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Benefits and most insurance plans. Financial assistance may also be available. Hudson Valley Hospice provides: Pain management, specially trained nursing & social work staff, treatments that address comfort and quality of life, family support services including hospice aides and volunteers, spiritual care, grief education, support and counseling... and more. This is a brief summary of services. For more information, please call.
Address: 
400 Aaron Ct #400
Kingston, NY 12401
Phone: 
(845) 485-2273
A 24-hour nationwide emergency response service for individuals with Alzheimer's or another dementia who wander or who have a medical emergency. For risk factors and more information, visit alz.org/safety
Address: 
Alzheimer's Association Hudson Valley Chapter
2 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 103
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: 
(800) 272-3900
Class with Angel Ortloff. Smartbells® uses revolutionary sculptured weights to increase flexibility, strength, & balance with gentle movement. Exercise for health and fun! $8 suggested donation. For more information, call:
Address: 
Reuner Cancer Support House
80 Mary’s Avenue
Kingston, NY 12401
Phone: 
(845) 339-2071 x100
Hours: 
Thursdays, 9:30-10:45am
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.
The Catholic Guild for the Blind assists seniors aged 55+ who are legally blind with maintaining independence in their homes. The staff provides instruction in adaptive techniques to ensure safety in all aspects of independent living. Services include: teaching techniques for safe meal preparation, providing equipment specially designed to help people with low vision manage everyday chores, assistance with home organization to create easier access to belongings, tips for banking and paying bills, special labeling of clothes for easier identification, teaching safe mobility in the home and neighborhood, techniques to manage personal and health care needs, assistance accessing community resources, and referrals for low vision services. Ulster County: 917-510-3146.
Address: 
Dutchess County
218 Church St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: 
(845) 452-1400
Hours: 
Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM
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

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