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Winter 2021 (.pdf)

  • The Tri-Town Friendship Center Is Back
  • A File of Life Speaks For You When You Can't
  • Holiday Warning Signs To Watch For
  • NYSOFA Honors Dutchess Volunteers
  • What "EISEP" Can Do For Seniors
  • 2022 New York Medicaid Look-Back Changes
  • The Conversation: Aging, Dementia and Driving
  • Did You Know?

Medicare Spotlight 2021-22 (.pdf)

  • Medicare: The Basics
  • HIICAP (Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance Program)
  • Medicare and Covid-19 - What's Covered in 2022?
  • 2021-22 Medicare Timetable
  • Scam Alert: That's Not Medicare Calling You
  • Moving To A New Home?
  • OFA Medicare Classes
  • Avoid Unexpected Bills
     

Fall 2021 (.pdf)

  • Medicare Open Enrollment Starts Oct. 15
  • OFA Senior Friendship Centers
  • Put All Ten Digits on that Call
  • Start Practicing Fall Prevention Today
  • Trekking Poles: To Boldly Go Where You Couldn't Go Before
  • Preventing Moving Scams
  • An Early Start to HEAP Season for '21-22
  • Is the OFA Senior Prom Happening?
  • Safe Fall Driving for Seniors
  • Save the Date - Dutchess County OFA Senior Legal Day, Oct. 12

Summer 2021 (.pdf)

  • With Your Help, Let’s Beat COVID-19
  • OFA Senior Friendship Centers
  • FREE “Drive-Thru” Senior Picnics
  • The 2021 “Celebration of Aging”
  • 2021 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)
  • Are you ready for 10-digit dialing?
  • Scam Prevention Resources
  • 2021 Drive-Thru Senior Picnic Highlights
  • Volunteer With OFA 

Spring 2021 (.pdf)

  • A Message from County Executive Marc Molinaro
  • More OFA Drive-Ins and Drive-Thrus On the Way
  • Animatronic Pets Calm Aging, Isolated Seniors
  • Some Springtime Successful Aging Tips
  • 2020 by the Numbers
  • Scam Calls and the COVID-19 Vaccine
  • Scam Prevention Resources

Winter 2020-2021 (.pdf)

  • HEAP Help for Winter
  • 2020-21 HEAP Benefits
  • Avoiding Pandemic Scams
  • Spotlight on Staff: Pam Garnot
  • 2020 OFA Drive-In Bingo
  • 2021 New York Medicaid Look-Back Changes
  • OFA Home Delivered Meals: How To Apply, and How To Volunteer
  • Winter Caregiving Tips
  • Call or Email OFA Visiting

Fall 2020 (.pdf)

  • New Ways To Speak Up For Our Seniors
  • Help Keep Seniors Safe and Healthy: Become An OFA Volunteer Driver
  • Medicare Workshops Resume, With Social Distancing
  • Five Common Myths About Falls
  • OFA 2021-22 Annual Update Summary
  • ABA Warns Of Absentee Ballot Scams This Fall
  • 2020 Drive-Thru Senior Picnics
  • 2020-21 HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) Season Schedule

Medicare Spotlight 2020-2021 (.pdf)

  • Introduction to Medicare
  • Medicare and Coronavirus
  • 2020-21 Medicare Timetable (clip-and-save)
  • Medicare Covers Seniors’ Flu Shots
  • Medicare Workshops with Social Distancing
  • My Plan Is Ending - What Do I Do?
  • Medicare’s "Donut Hole" 
  • Avoid Unexpected Bills

Fall 2020 (.pdf)

  • New Ways To Speak Up For Our Seniors
  • Help Keep Seniors Safe and Healthy: Become An OFA Volunteer Driver
  • Medicare Workshops Resume, With Social Distancing
  • Five Common Myths About Falls
  • OFA 2021-22 Annual Update Summary
  • ABA Warns Of Absentee Ballot Scams This Fall
  • 2020 Drive-Thru Senior Picnics
  • 2020-21 HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) Season Schedule

Summer 2020 (.pdf)

  • Not Your Usual Summer Senior Picnics
  • What are Social Determinants of Health, and Why Are They Important?
  • FREE "Drive-Thru" Senior Picnics
  • The 2020 "Celebration of Aging"
  • Fresh Fruits and Veggies for Seniors, From a Farm Near You
  • OFA Home Delivered Meals: More Than 43,000 Served Since March
  • Our Seniors Say "Thanks"
  • A Call For Volunteers Of All Ages

Spring 2020 (.pdf)

  • Can You Avoid Getting Cataracts?
  • Volunteer Drivers (and Other Helpers) Wanted
  • Office for the Aging 28th Annual Senior Picnics
  • 2019 by the Numbers
  • Celebration of Aging RSVP Form
  • A New Phone Scam
  • Spring Learning Opportunities in Rhinebeck and Fishkill
  • From the Director's Chair
  • Medicare Website Orientation and Medicare 101

Winter 2019 (.pdf)

  • Prepare For Spring With "A Matter of Balance"
  • In 2020, Good Help Is...Easier To Find
  • Senior Exercise Program Turns 20! 
  • Some Spotlights For The Waiting Room?
  • Spotlight on Staff: Deborah Thomison
  • NY Connects: When You Don't Know Where To Start
  • DUTCHESS COUNTY SENIOR CITIZEN OF THE YEAR 2020 Nomination on Form

Fall 2019 (.pdf)

  • Be Heard at OFA Public Listening Sessions
  • A Message From County Executive Marc Molinaro
  • November 21:  A Day for Caregivers
  • Need A Break?  If You Have To Ask, You Probably Do
  • Your Annual Health Insurance Check-Up
  • Pictures from our 2019 Senior Picnics
  • Avoiding Online Scams
  • 2019 Senior Seminars - Thursday, November 7

....and a printable entry form for the 2019 Senior Prom!

Summer 2019 (.pdf)

  • Summertime and the Volunteerin' Is Easy
  • A Message from County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro
  • Summertime Skin Care Tips
  • Save the Dates
  • Summer Senior Picnics
  • 2019 Celebration of Aging
  • Pictures from the 2019 Celebration of Aging
  • Inside the OFA Kitchen
  • Scam Prevention Resources
  • Learning More About Medicare (Dates)

Spring 2019 (.pdf)

  • This One's For The Centenarians
  • A Message from County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro
  • New Year, New Website
  • A Successful Start for DC OFA Tai Chi
  • 2018 By The Numbers
  • 2019 Celebration of Aging Reservation Form
  • The Power of Dutchess County's Seniors
  • From The Director's Chair
  • Medicare Website Orientation and Medicare 101

Winter 2018-2019 (.pdf)

  • OFA's New Home
  • A Message from County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro
  • Stopping Scams - The Job Never Ends
  • Don't Lose that Number
  • A Matter of Balance 2019 Classes
  • Debunking Winter Cold and Flu Myths
  • From the Director's Chair  (Todd N. Tancredi)
  • Dutchess County Senior Citizen of the Year 2019 Nomination Form
  • Practice Safe Shoveling
  • A "HEAP" of Heating Cost Help

2018-19 Medicare Supplement (.pdf)

Fall 2018 (.pdf)

  • Senior Seminars
  • A Message from County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro
  • Golden Gathering Returns September 22
  • Tax Season Volunteers Wanted
  • A Chance to Speak Up for Seniors
  • Ombudsman Training
  • From the Director's Chair (Todd N. Tancredi)
  • Where to Look for Us
  • The Senior Prom RSVP (Form)
  • Winter Home Energy Issues
  • 14th Annual Conference on Caregiving (Save the Date)
  • Medicare 101 Program

Summer 2018 (.pdf)

  • A New Home for the Office for the Aging
  • A Message from County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro
  • "Veg Out" This Summer
  • Caregivers, Save This Date
  • One Hand Washes the Other (So to Speak)
  • Summer Senior Picnics (Schedule)
  • 2018 Celebration of Aging
  • The Picture Page
  • New Medicare Cards Come to New York "After June"
  • Staff Spotlight Kyle Corkins

Spring 2018 (.pdf)

  • Coming in 2018-2019:  New Medicare Cards
  • A Message form County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro
  • Friendship Centers moves to Red Hook
  • Nominate a Senior of the Year
  • From the OFA Kitchen
  • 2017 by the Numbers
  • The Celebration of Aging, Monday, May 21
  • Making Your Extra Years Count
  • From the Director's Chair

Winter 2017 - 2018 (.pdf)

  • Staying Safe: A Winter Priority
  • 2018 Tax Prep Volunteers Wanted
  • Get Balanced in 2018
  • OFA 2017-2018 World Tour of Dutchess County
  • Stepping Up for Our Seniors
  • From the Director's Chair
  • 2018 Senior Citizen of the Year Nomination Form
  • 2017 Senior Prom Pictures
  • Senior Winter Activities
  • We Speak your Language
  • Heart Healthy Hot Chocolate

2017/18 Medicare Spotlight (.pdf)

  • Welcome to Medicare
  • Open Enrollment Period
  • About HIICAP
  • Medicare 101
  • Navigating Medicare
  • 2018: New Medicare Cards
  • Stopping Medicare Fraud
  • Your Medicare Info Online
  • Medicare And Your Rights
  • A Note For Snowbirds

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