Town of Bethel
Sullivan County, New York

Senior Resources

Location:
3592 Route 55
Kauneonga
Lake
(845) 583-5230                              

Mailing Address:
Senior
Building Committee
P.O. Box 612
Kauneonga Lake, NY 12749


For use of building: (See use form on right)
Manny Safer, President
Building Committee
(877) 910-7843 

For program and trip information:
Jay Meddaugh, President
Smallwood/Bethel Senior Club
(845) 583-4663

Nutrition Site Mondays at Noon Cost $3.00.  Register with the Sullivan County Office for the Aging at (845) 807-0241
Nutrition Site is part of Meals on Wheels program.

Senior Club meets first Wednesday monthly at
1:00 p.m.
Arts classes are Thursday at
1 p.m.
   
Playdays are scheduled throughout the year
Holiday Parties

Town sponsored coach bus trips are throughout the year.




2012 Seniors



         Bethel First/Sullivan Renaissance Beautification Volunteers


Click on links below to open:

Senior Resource Guide - Federal, State, Local and Business Services for Seniors including insurance, fraud, health care, etc. 

Bethel Senior Housing Application
Call Dell (203) 869-0900 ext. 328

The Richman Group  
www.richmancapital.com

Senior Center Use Request Form

Proclamation National Service Recognition Day

Bethel Seniors of the Year Award

www.askpsc.com -  low cost telephone and cell phone discounts for low income offered by the NYS Public Service Commission


Sullivan County Office for the Aging
Sullivan County Government Center
100 North Street
Monticello, NY 12701


The primary objective of the Office for the Aging is to be the lead advocate for the older population of Sullivan County.  All the programs sponsored or directly operated by this office are designed to give choices to older people, with the hope that through these choices they will be able to remain in their own homes and communities as long as possible.

The Office for the Aging gives priority for services to those who are frail, low income, minority, and homebound.

The Office for the Aging is made possible by the Sullivan County Legislature, New York State Office for the Aging, and the Older Americans Act.

Services

Seniors are encouraged to obtain a Senior Identification (ID) card from the Office for the Aging.  This is a laminated photo ID that is issued to eligible seniors. This card entitles seniors to use our nutrition and transportation services and other benefits available through our office.  To be eligible for an ID card, one must be at least 60 years of age and show proof of age and residence.  There is a suggested donation of $5.00 for the photo ID card.  The photo can be taken at our office.

The Office for the Aging does not deny services to individuals who are unable to make a donation toward any services provided by this office.  Contributions enable us to continue and expand our program to other senior citizens.

    • Case Management
    • Information, Referral, and Outreach
    • Legal Assistance
    • Expanded In-Home Services for the Elderly (EISEP)
    • Caregiver Resource Center
    • Health Insurance Information Counseling
    • Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
    • Weatherization Referral and Assistance Program (WRAP)
    • Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
    • Senior Community Employment Program
    • Transportation/Escort Services
    • Senior Nutrition Program
    • Senior Transportation Program

SULLIVAN NYCONNECTS: Choices for Long Term Care
For information and assistance regarding long term care options in Sullivan County, click here or call (845) 794-3000, ext. 0257 or direct dial: 845-807-0257.

A Guide to Healthy Aging  http://www.healthinaging.org/resources/resource:guide-to-healthy-aging-tip-sheet/

Your Guide to Coping with Alzheimer's and Dementia https://www.helpforalzheimersfamilies.com/wp-content/themes/alzheimers/HelpForAlzheimersFamiliesGuide_final.pdf

Personal Hygiene and Dementia: A Guide for Caregivers https://www.cleanitsupply.com/t/PersonalHygieneandDementiaAGuideforCaregivers.aspx

Nutritional Considerations for Seniors and the Elderly http://www.parentgiving.com/elder-care/special-nutrition-considerations-for-senior-and-the-elderly/

 The Benefits of Cooking with Alzheimer's: A Caregiver's Guide http://www.culinaryschools.org/blog/cooking-with-alzheimers/

14 Ways to Help Seniors Avoid Social Isolation http://www.aplaceformom.com/blog/help-seniors-avoid-social-isolation-8-14-2014/

Mental and Behavioral Health and Older Americans http://www.apa.org/about/gr/issues/aging/mental-health.aspx

Seniors' Addiction Prevention Guide  http://www.newbeginningsdrugrehab.org/guide-to-addiction-prevention-for-seniors/

How Therapy Can Help in the Golden Years  http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/22/how-therapy-can-help-in-the-golden-years/?_r=0

A New Home: Recognizing When It's Time to Give Up Your Beloved Pet https://www.rover.com/blog/rehoming-a-pet/

Home Safety and Alzheimer's  https://www.alz.org/care/alzheimers-dementia-home-safety.asp

Housing Advice from the National Aging in Place Council http://www.ageinplace.org/Practical-Advice/Housing

Home Design for Fall Prevention for Seniors http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/senior-fall-prevention-home-design/

25 Ways to Clean Out the Clutter  http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home/cleaning/tips/g1814/clean-out-clutter/

 The Complete Guide to Preserving and Passing on Your Historic, Precious Heirlooms
http://closetbox.me/the-complete-guide-to-preserving-and-passing-on-your-historic-precious-heirlooms

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