For a comprehensive listing of services available to seniors in Ulster County, including housing, food, financial and legal assistance, long-term care options, general healthcare - and more, please visit (click on) these important sites:
Seniors (Adults 65 Years and Older) and information about the Flu.
The Upstate New York Poison Center offers programs for older adults and the safe use of medicines.
Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. Falls can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the risk of early death. Fortunately, falls are a public health problem that is largely preventable.
Center for Disease Control: Healthy Aging
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a membership that helps people age 50 and over have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial and affordable to them and society as a whole, ways that help people 50 and over improve their lives.
Preparing your home and your family: Online information for Seniors.
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) gives an insight on topics concerning aging, as well as information concerning research and treatments for age related illness and disease.
NIH Senior Health provides older adults with health and wellness information.
WomensHealth.gov gives older adults the tools to maintain a happy and healthy lives, understand disease and conditions associated with older age, and provides help with planning for the future.
WebMD has compiled a site of information and topics related to being 50 and older, and living better and longer.