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Lebanon Valley Senior Citizens

2017 Meeting Schedule

2017 Special Trip Schedule

 

Did you know that we have Seniors in our community who are in need of help with things such as grocery shopping?  To find out more about how you can volunteer to help, contact Judy Zimmer at 518-794-9849 or judy_zimmer@yahoo.com

We have 2 New Lebanon representatives to the Columbia County Office for the Aging, Judy Zimmer (518-794-9849 or judy_zimmer@yahoo.com) and J.J. Smith (518-728-3189 or PactJJ@gmail.com).  Feel free to reach out to them if you need any assistance navigating the programs below.

FREE SERVICES OFFERED TO SENIORS IN OUR COMMUNITY:

1. Catholic Charities is at the New Lebanon Library located at 550 US-20, New Lebanon, NY 12125 every fourth Thursday from 10:30am – 1:30pm.  They can help you prepare and submit your paperwork to apply for programs that are available to senior citizens in our community.

2. Transportation is available to help senior citizens in our community get to and from doctor’s appointments

-Contact the Healthcare Consortium Hudson at 518-822-8820 and speak to Jim Funk.  They are very busy, so please call as far in advance as possible as soon as your appointments are booked.

3. Transportation is available to help senior citizens in our community get to and from grocery shopping, social opportunities, etc.  They have a 12 passenger van and operate daily from around 9 – 3:30.

-Contact the CC Office for the Aging at 518-828-4258.

CONTACT INFORMATION FOR PROGRAMS AND ORGANIZATIONS FOR SENIORS IN COLUMBIA COUNTY:

Mental Health Care – John Lyons – 518-828-9446 ext. 1290 – medical behavioral, health treatment, psychiatric evaluations, medication management

Department of Social Services – 518-828-9411

Office of the Aging – 518-828-4258

Veterans Service – Gary Flaherty – 518-610-0941 – available 24 hours a day

Social Security – 518-828-1691

Hospices – 518-943-5402

Cancer Services – Andrea Bruce – 518–822-8741 ext. 318 – targeting uninsured women 40 and over and uninsured men 50 and over – offering free mammograms, papsmears, pelvic exams, clinical breast exams and colorectal exams

CONTACT INFORMATION FOR PROGRAMS AND ORGANIZATIONS FOR SENIORS IN RENSSELAER COUNTY:

Food Pantries – 518-458-1167

Meals on wheels – 518-270-2730

Community Hospice – 518-285-8100

Department of Social Services – 518-687-3700

Food Stamps – 518-270-8655

HEAP – 518-270-3935

HEAP for senior and housebound – 518-270-2738

Medicaid – 518-447-7492

Veterans Benefits – 1-888-835-7697

Department of the Aging – 518-270-2730

Mental Health – 518-462-2000

Alzheimer’s Association – 518-438-2217

American Cancer Association – 1-800-725-3185

 

GROCERIES DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR:

Did you know that New Lebanon residents can receive their groceries delivered to their door from Shop Rite?  Just go to www.shoprite.com and in the shop online box click order groceries and enter your zip code and check box for online grocery delivery.  Then you just do your grocery selection online and they collect all your items (including produce, deli, dairy and EVERYTHING that you can purchase in the store) and deliver them to your door.  The fee is $12.90 which includes them doing the shopping for you and the delivery fees.