Senior Services

Please click on the links below for more detailed information about the following senior services:

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Supports for the Aging:

Ulster County Office for the Aging

The mission of the Ulster County Office for the Aging is to assist older New Yorkers to be as independent as possible for as long as possible through advocacy, development and delivery of person-centered, consumer-oriented, and cost-effective policies, programs, and services which support and empower the elderly and their families, in partnership with the network of public and private organizations which serve them. Programs include case management, financial counseling and tax preparation, health screenings, home care, home heating/weatherization assistance, legal services, medical insurance and medicare counseling, senior safety cell phones, nutrition programs, caregiver programs, subsidized adult day programs, home delivered meals and senior dining programs, senior identification cards, and transportation services.

Kingston Office
1003 Development Court
Kingston NY 12401
(845) 340-3456 or 1-877-914-3456
http://ulstercountyny.gov/aging

For questions about legal services, medicare counseling, or general information and referral call 845-340-3456

For questions about home-delivered meals, home care services, or medical alert systems cal 845-334-5125

For UCAT call 845-334-8120. For questions about the neighbor to neighbor transportation program call 845-443-8837


Settled and Serving in Place (Support Group)

Formed in the Spring of 2011, a group of neighbors gathered people from the 209 corridor (south of Kingston, NY) to discuss how they might help one another remain independent, strengthen their communities, and stay in their own homes. Our group relies on the volunteers–neighbor helping neighbor. We have nurses, business people, artists, homemakers, computer specialists, doctors, lawyers, educators–people with all kinds of skills. Members pay $25/year April-March. The fee covers telephone service, mileage transportation stipends and paper costs. Scholarships are available for those who cannot afford the yearly fee.

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Call  845-706-0182 for more information

This group meets once a week on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. at a local coffee shop. Groups meet in Kingston, Saugerties, New Paltz, and Ellenville. *Group times and place may differ by location.*


NY Connects

This community resource provides free information and assistance on long term care. This may include home delivered meals, transportation, respite care, home care, counseling and support, insurance information and counseling, residential housing options, supports, and more. NY Connects is endorsed by the NYS Office for the Aging in collaboration with the NYS Department of Health.
1-800-342-9871
www.nyconnects.ulstercountyny.gov/


JFS of Ulster County

Jewish Family Services of Ulster County serves the needs of people of all faiths by providing in-home and community-based services for seniors and their caregivers, including care management, health and wellness programs, and mental health services.
(845) 338-2980
www.jfsulster.org


Ulster County Elder Abuse Prevention Coalition

A collaborative effort involving community stakeholders- including Ulster county Crime Victims Assistance Program, Adult Protective Services, and Office for the Aging- to stop the abuse of older Americans, raise awareness and provide information and support.

845-340-3443


Saugerties Senior Citizens Center

Daily panned activities are offered Monday through Friday, including Bridge, Line-Dancing, Cards, Exercies, Bingo, Yoga, and Mahjongg. Additionally, congregrate meals and home delivered meals may be accessed by calling (845) 336-7112.

Frank D. Greco Multi-Purpose Building
Corner of Market Street & Robinson Street
207 Market Street
Saugerties NY 12477
(845) 246-9987 or (845) 246-8195


Woodstock Senior Recreation Committee

With the support of the town board, the Committee offers regluar arts and exercise classes to Woodstock residents 55 and older. Activities include Fit Dance, Drama, Art, Strength & Balance, Tai Chi/Qi Gong, Kripalu Yoga, Writing, Fit After Fifty, Duplicate Bridge, and Basic Pilates.A $1 minimum contribution per class is required.

Mescal Hornbeck Community Center
Rock City Road
Woodstock NY 12498
(845) 679-7418


Alzheimer’s Association of the Hudson Valley

Care consultation, respite grants, caregiver support groups, educational programs and special events are offered through this organization, serving Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan and Westchester counties.

Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
1-800-272-3900


Free Medication Use Safety Training for Seniors

This presentation covers risks and benefits of medication therapy, over-the-counter medicines, perscriptions, herbal and dietary supplements, drug interactions, common medicine use problems, medicine safety, abuse prevention, and medication disposal. A free medication tracking booklet is provided to all participants.

Ulster Prevention Council
(845) 458-7406


Free Senior Exercise Class

Hosted by Woodstock Physical Therapy Center and taught by a licensed physical therapist, this class meets on Monday mornings at 9:00am.

2568 Route 212
Woodstock NY 12498
(845) 679-9767


Meals On Wheels

Hot, nutritious, home delivered meals. You must be 60 years of age or over, homebound, and a resident of Ulster County unable to prepare your own meals or have anyone in the home to prepare meals. Anyone may make a referral or request by calling Office for the Aging.

Ulster County Office for the Aging
1003 Development court, Kingston NY 12401
phone: (845) 334-5125

Meals on Wheels Woodstock
phone: (845) 679-4656


Senior Dining Sites

Office for the Aging operates four Senior Dining Sites throughout the county, which offer nutritious, hot meals every weekdays from 11 a.m. until noon. They also provide an opportunity to socialize with others who have similar interests. Please call the site between 10 a.m. and noon the day before you plan to attend in order to be sure there are enough meals for everyone.

Trudy Resnick Farber Building
50 Center St.
Ellenville NY
(845) 647-1605  (M-F)

 Kingston Mid-town Neighborhood Center
467 Broadway
Kingston NY
(845) 339-4934 (M, W, F)

Rosendale Recreation Center
Route 32
Rosendale NY
(845) 658-8110  (M-F)

Saugerties Senior Center
Robinson St.
Saugerties NY  (845) 246-9987  (M-F)

New Paltz Community Center 
Rt. 32. New Paltz, NY  (845) 255-3631  (Thursdays)

 Reservoir United Methodist Church
Rt. 28, Ashokan, NY  (845) 657-8207 ( 2 & 4 Tuesday)

 Town of Ulster Senior Citizens Center
1 Town Hall Drive, Lake Katrine, NY  (845) 389-0015 (1 & 3 Tuesdays)


Caregiver Supports:

Caregiver Support Groups

Licensed Social Workers from JFS lead these groups and offer understanding, a safe place to vent, and helpful advice about services that can help you to provide the best care for your loved one. The groups are free, and open to the public due to funding by the Ulster County Office for the Aging and JFS.

Groups are held in New Paltz, and Kingston. For information and registration, call (845) 338-2980

Kingston LGBTQ Center

300 Wall Street

3:00 PM Thursdays

Woodland Ponds Billiards Center

100 Woodland Pond Circle, New Paltz

9:30-10:45 AM


Alzheimer’s Caregiver’s Support Group

Second Thursday of each month 5:30- 7 PM

RCAL: Resource Center for Accessible Living, 592 Ulster Avenue in Kingston
(845) 339-5041

Medication Drop Boxes:

The following is a list of medication drop boxes where you can dispose of unwanted medications, confidentially and with no questions asked. Please check with each location for specific hours of public access.

Saugerties Police Department
4 High Street, Saugerties NY 12477
(845) 246-9800

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Ellenville Police Department
2 Elting Court, Ellenville NY 12428
(845) 647-4422

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Rosendale Police Department
520 Lefever Falls Road, Rosendale NY 12472
(845) 658-3048

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New Paltz Police Department
83 S Putt Corners Road, New Paltz NY 12561
(845) 257-7112

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City of Kingston Police Department
1 Garraghan Drive, Kingston NY 12401
(845) 331-1671

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SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz NY 12561
(845) 257-7869

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Woodstock Police Department
76 Tinker St, Woodstock NY 12498
845-331-1671

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Town Of Ulster Police Department
1 Town Hall Rd, Lake Katrine NY 12449
845-382-1111

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Town of Olive Police Department
50 Bostock Rd, Shokan NY 12481
845-331-3115

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Town Of Lloyd Police Department
25 Milton Ave #2, Highland NY 12528
845-691-6102

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Town of Marlborough Police Department
21 Milton Turnpike, Milton NY 12547
845-795-2220

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Town of Shawangunk Police Department
13 Bona Ventura Avenue, Wallkill NY 12589
845-895-2317

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Wallkill Sub-Station
3063 Route 208, Wallkill NY 12589
845-895-3011

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Shandaken Sub-Station
7201 NY-28, Shandaken NY 12480
845-688-2233

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SUNY Ulster Sub-Station
491 Cottekill Rd, Stone Ridge NY 12484
845-388-6131

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Esopus Sub-Station
284 Broadway, Port Ewen NY 12466
845-338-3640

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Wawarsing Sub-Station
115 Airport Road, Napanoch NY 12458
845-647-2677

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Law Enforcement Center
380 Boulevard, Kingston NY 12401
845-338-3640

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Helpful Links:

A&T Health Care
www.at-healthcare.com

Hamaspik Choice Managed Long Term Care Plan
www.hamaspikchoice.org

Always There Home Care
www.alwaystherehomecare.org

Alzheimer’s Association of the Hudson Valley
www.alz.org/hudsonvalley

AMPM Home Care and Companion
www.ampmhomecare.com

Dispute Resolution Center
www.drcservices.org

Family Services NY
www.familyservicesny.org

Home Health Care and Companion Agency
www.hhac.com

Hudson Valley Home Care
www.hudsonvalleyhomecare.com

Hudson Valley Rehab and Extended Care Center
www.hudsonvalleyrehab.com

Independent Living
www.myindependentliving.org

Maxim Healthcare Services
www.maximhomecare.com

Mid-Hudson Managed Home Care
www.mhmhc.com

National Aging In Place Council
www.ageinplace.org

Premier Home Healthcare
www.premierhomehealthcare.com

Resource Center for Accessible Living (RCAL)
www.rcal.org

RSVP of Ulster County
www.people.sunyulster.edu/rsvp

St. Francis Home Care Services
www.sfhhc.org

Ulster County Department of Health
www.co.ulster.ny.us/health

Unlimited Care Ulster County
www.unicare.com