Moving Forward

The official newspaper of the Rockland County Office for the Aging.

We've changed our name, Looking Forward is now Moving Forward.  Enjoy our new full color format with the same great information you have come to enjoy!

Moving Forward is complete with articles, event information and much more! Published every other month, our newspaper offers information pertinent to seniors. It focuses on topics that provide help, suggestions and sources that keep you up-to-date with information sought by many seniors.

There are 3 ways to enjoy our newspaper:

  • You can receive it in your inbox by sending your email address to  (all email addresses are kept confidential)
  • To receive Moving Forward in the mail, you can call 845-364-2117 (or send an email) to provide your name and address
  • You can view the most recent issues of the newspaper below

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Aug. 29, 2017
Moving Forward September/October 2017
This issue is chock-full-of important information as fall approaches. Read about many of our Medicare 101 sessions around the County, NY Connects Program information and opioid Medication risks.
Jul. 31, 2017
Moving Forward July/August 2017
Check out the Farmers’ Market schedule for your fresh fruits and vegetables. Please note the important information concerning prevention of falls and how to get “mosquitoes to buzz off!”
May. 01, 2017
Moving Forward May/June 2017
Be sure to look at the new “Moving Forward” newspaper! Read about the awards for the 2017 Senior Citizen of the Year and the Outstanding Contribution by a Senior Citizen. Check out the programs at the JCC and the support groups at the Alzheimer’s Association. Don’t miss the great recipe for Black [read more]
Mar. 01, 2017
Looking Forward March/April 2017
Be sure to check out the wonderful classes available at the Power of Age. Make sure you fill out the registration form on pg. 2 and mail it to Office for the Aging at 50 Sanatorium Rd., Bldg. B in Pomona, NY 10970. On pg. 12, there is important information about "Carfit Safety for Older Drivers" [read more]
Dec. 20, 2016
Looking Forward January/February 2017
Check out the front page for the criteria for the Senior Citizen of the Year Award and the Outstanding Contribution by a Senior Citizen Award. Perhaps you know somebody who deserves one of these awards. There are many programs at the JCC as well as the Finkelstein and the Orangeburg Libraries. [read more]
Nov. 01, 2016
Looking Forward November/December 2016
It's that time again! Check out page 3 for the Medicare Informational Sessions and their locations. On page 7, there is information regarding the flu and how to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. Sick of telemarketers? Some tips for handling them on page 8. Want to put a smile on your face? [read more]