For those in the elder community, or with loved ones who are elders, please explore the following resources, and be sure to share with us any additional resources that you believe would be of help to others.
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Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging (Hunter College)
The Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging seeks to improve the lives of older adults, and to ensure that aging is framed not as a disease, but as another stage in the life course.
- Website: https://brookdale.org/
- Phone: (212) 396-7835
Center for Life's Journeys
Dr. Geri Abbatiello provides multimodal approaches to client needs by providing expert assessment and individual interventions. She is certified in Geriatrics (GNP) and skilled in areas of pain & symptom management along age and life continuum.
- Website: https://www.centerforlifesjourneys.com/
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone: (914) 299-0256
Center on Aging and Disability Policy (CADP) at Mount Saint Mary College
CADP promotes an interdisciplinary approach dedicated to excellence in research, scholarship, policy and practice in the field of gerontology, aging and disability studies and is a national resource for the Area Agencies on Aging (AAA).
Jewish Family Services of Ulster County
JFS provides in-home social work services for older adults, of all faiths, in the community who could not otherwise access more traditional office-based mental health services.
- Website: https://jfsulster.org/
- Phone: (845) 338-2980
- Email: JFS.Ulster@gmail.com
National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA)
NAPSA is a national non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization whose goal is to provide Adult Protective Services (APS) programs a forum for sharing information, solving problems, and improving the quality of services for victims of elder and vulnerable adult mistreatment.
- Website: https://www.napsa-now.org/
- Phone: (202) 370-6292
New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA)
NYSOFA’s home and community-based programs provide older adults with access to a well-planned, coordinated package of in-home and other supportive services designed to support and supplement informal care.
- Website: https://aging.ny.gov/
- Phone: (844) 697-6321
- Email: NYSOFA@aging.ny.gov
New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS)
OCFS serves New York’s public by promoting the safety, permanency and well-being of our children, families and communities. We will achieve results by setting and enforcing policies, building partnerships, and funding and providing quality services.
- Website: https://ocfs.ny.gov/main/
- Phone: (800) 342-3720
Orange County Adult Protective Services
Orange County Adult Protective Services works to protect adults 18 or older from abuse, neglect, and hazardous situations.
- Website: https://www.orangecountygov.com/752/Adult-Protective-Services
- Phone: (845) 291-2800
Orange County Crisis Call Center
The Orange County Crisis Call Center connects people in need of support for mental illness, substance use, developmental disability, sexual assault, or who need information/referrals with trained professionals, 24/7.
- Website: https://www.orangecountygov.com/1796/Crisis-Call-Center
- Phone: 311 (within New York state)
Orange County Department of Social Services
The Orange County Department of Social Services provides various forms of financial assistance to families and individuals.
- Website: https://www.orangecountygov.com/285/Department-of-Social-Services
- Phone: (845) 291-2800
Orange County Office for the Aging
The Office for the Aging is committed to meeting the special service needs of Orange County’s senior population, their families and friends who care for them. Orange County Office for the Aging offers services, either directly or through sub-contracts, designed to maintain the quality of life of those aged 60 and over.
- Website: https://www.orangecountygov.com/151/Aging
- Phone (AnnMarie Maglione): (845) 615-3700
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Orange County Veteran's Service Agency
It is the duty of the Orange County Veterans Service Agency to inform and assist veterans and their families, and members of the military, in matters pertaining to the numerous VA benefits, rights, and privileges available to them.
- Website: https://www.orangecountygov.com/624/Veterans-Service-Agency
- Phone (Christian Farrell): (845) 291-2470
Sandy Altman, Esq. - Attorney and Eldercare Advocate
- McAdam & Fallon, PC
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone: (845) 778-7588
Vet2Vet Peer Networking Program
Vet2Vet is led by veterans for all members and veterans of the Armed Forces. Free, confidential, and anonymous, it provides those who have served the opportunity to network with one another to discuss veteran-related challenges and solutions
- Website: http://www.mhaorangeny.com/pg/vet2vethp.html
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Vet-2-Vet-Orange-County-NY-1392122814341841/
- Phone (Larry Neumann): (845) 342-2400 Ext. 1237