Save the Date

Power of Age Conference is May 24th. All seniors are invited to this day of free workshops, exhibits, programs and awards. Workshops will be available on a variety of topics and include something for everyone! FREE to Older Adults. Registration required.  More information to come!

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

If You're 50 or Older, Get Tested for Colorectal Cancer

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert urge residents 50 and older to get tested for colorectal cancer - it could save your life!

The Rockland County Office for the Aging is a planning, coordinating, and grant-making agency, funded by the Rockland County Legislature, the New York State Office for the Aging, and Older Americans Act.


Our Services:

Caregiver Respite

The Rockland County Office for the Aging offers a free week long stay at a assisted living facility. A new home care component to the program allows an individual to remain in their home with an aide for a specific period of time. Respite is available for individuals 60 and older who reside in Rockland County and have a caregiver.
This program is subject to availability and funding. 845-364-3444

CHORE

Minor home repairs for older adults 60+ and/or disabled. Sponsored by Bridges of Rockland 845-624-1366.

Expanded In-Home Services for the Elderly Program (EISEP)

Provides case management and non-medical in-home services to income-eligible seniors 60 and over. Potential clients cannot be receiving assistance from Medicaid or any other entitlement program 845-364-2120 or 845-364-2113.

Empower NY

The Empower New York program offers no-cost energy efficiency services to low-income (i.e. HEAP eligible) homeowners and renters 845-364-2101.

HEAP

(Home Energy Assistance Program) - People over age 60, who meet certain income guidelines or are collecting SSI, can be subsidized on their heating bills 845-364-2101.

Health Insurance Information & Counseling Assistance Program (HIICAP)

Provides information, education and counseling about Medicare and other health insurances to all Medicare beneficiaries and their loved ones 845-364-2118.

"Looking Forward" Newsletter

Provides people with information on current issues relating to seniors. Published bi-monthly 845-364-2108.

NY Connects

Preliminary telephone evaluation of long-term care needs.  Referrals to appropriate service programs ranging from delivery of meals to nursing home placements. Follow-ups on calls 845-364-3444.

Senior Employment (SCSEP)

Provides training and employment opportunities for low-income people age 55 and older 845-364-2116.

Taxi Vouchers

For Rockland residents 60 and over who need transportation to medical appointments 845-364-2108.

Volunteer Opportunities

Learn how you can volunteer.

Voter Registration

The Rockland County Office for the Aging participates in the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) agency-based voter registration program.  Anyone interested in registering to vote, changing affiliations or residency, may do so at the RCOFA.

For general information including obtaining senior housing lists, discount bus passes, legal referrals, directories, etc., please call our Main Desk at 845-364-2110.

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