A New Concept for Adults 50 and Older In the Woodstock Region

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Helping adults 50 and older
to maintain active, independent, fulfilling lives
in their own homes.
 
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You’re living on your own. Your health is good, but sometimes you worry about the future. Your children may live in another state, and you’re not sure whom you can turn to when everyday needs or major concerns confront you.

You love your home and neighborhood.

You don’t want to think about living anywhere else or being dependent on strangers.

The solution for you is right here in Woodstock and its surrounding communities.

Your neighbors have formed STAYING IN PLACE, our own non-profit membership organization inspired by the nationwide “Aging in Place” movement, the first of its kind in this part of the Hudson Valley.


Staying In Place Offers...

• Referrals to discounted, reliable service providers for home repairs, maintenance, house cleaning, snow plowing, landscaping, food preparation and more.

• Volunteer help with simple chores, shopping, reading, bill-paying, companionship.

• Recommendations for home healthcare agencies and personnel.

• Information about local, private, and public agencies.

• Access to free or low-cost transportation.

• Assistance with paperwork and technology.

• Opportunities for volunteer service.

• Advocacy for Seniors in the community.

• Regular lunch programs and members-only special events.

• Weekly “Friendly Hello” telephone call, if desired.

• Opportunity to join Independent At Home, a second level of support, offered in collaboration with the Resource Center for Accessible Living (RCAL), that provides needs assessment and case management.

• Access to a home safety and accessibility evaluation and modification plan, also offered through RCAL.

• Information about and transportation to local activities including classes, reservations to concerts, plays, exhibits, trips, lunch and dinner outings.

Members only special events.


In addition to all these services you will have a voice in planning the services that will expand as funding, membership, and volunteer participation grow.


Please fill out the brief form today and let us know if you are interested in becoming a member, or a volunteer, or to donate, or just to learn more about Staying in Place.

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STAYING IN PLACE
PO Box 1324
Woodstock NY 12498

(845) 514-4891

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Board of Directors
Elizabeth Rosen, president • Jean Fitzpatrick • Carol Super Gold • 
Edwina Henderson • Judith Kerman •
Victoria Reiss • Rosalie Zimmerman
Advisory Board
James Cox • Franklyn Engel, Esq.
Donald Gregorius • Maurice Hinchey • Sam Magarelli • Janine Mower • Dr. Arthur DiNapoli

 


 

Helpful Links

Office for the Aging
http://www.co.ulster.ny.us/aging/

Resource Center for Accessible Living
http://www.rcal.org/