Lifestyle Business: Senior Wellness

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.
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Text or call
service only, NY 00000
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(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.
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The Lace Mill
165 Cornell Street
Kingston, NY 12401
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(845) 481-3186
A federal government website managed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
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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:
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Hudson Valley Hospice
400 Aaron Court
Kingston, NY 12401
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(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.
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Wingate at Ulster
1 Wingate Way
Highland, NY 12528
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(800) 272-3900
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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.
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400 Aaron Ct #400
Kingston, NY 12401
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(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
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Alzheimer's Association Hudson Valley Chapter
2 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 103
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
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(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:
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Reuner Cancer Support House
80 Mary’s Avenue
Kingston, NY 12401
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(845) 339-2071 x100
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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.
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1003 Development Court
Kingston, NY 12401
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(845) 340-3456
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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.
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Dutchess County
218 Church St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
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(845) 454-1400
Hours: 
Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM

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