Moving Forward

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

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 Sadowskj@co.rockland.ny.us  (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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Oct. 23, 2017
Moving Forward November/December 2017
Fall is here and this issue of Moving Forward has great information on Medicare Open Enrollment Seminars, info on HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) and more. Plus an expanded events calendar with many wonderful programs available to our Seniors, including our first ever Senior Elder Day [read more]
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]