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Newsletter: Spotlight on Seniors

Spotlight on Seniors is published quarterly and provides information about upcoming events and activities as well as other information important to seniors.    

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Spotlight on Seniors Archive

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)

Fall 2020 (.pdf)

Summer 2020 (.pdf)

Spring 2020 (.pdf)

Winter 2019 (.pdf)

Fall 2019 (.pdf)

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

Summer 2019 (.pdf)

Spring 2019 (.pdf)

Winter 2018-2019 (.pdf)

2018-19 Medicare Supplement (.pdf)

Fall 2018 (.pdf)

Summer 2018 (.pdf)

Spring 2018 (.pdf)

Winter 2017 - 2018 (.pdf)

2017/18 Medicare Spotlight (.pdf)