Seniors 07.09.20

Farmers Market Coupons for Seniors

RENSSELAER COUNTY – Rensselaer County Dept. of Aging will have the annual Farmer’s Market coupons available for distribution to Rensselaer County residents, age 60 and over, and with a monthly income at/or below 185% of the Federal poverty level (1 person household: $1,968 or 2 person household: $2,658). Seniors cannot receive SFMNP coupons from more than 1 location.

Coupons will be available at the Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, on Thursday, July 9th from 10:00 to noon. Only one booklet per eligible senior in each household, while quantities last.

Due to COVID 19 safety precautions, there are requirements that must be met. Seniors must wear a facemask at all times, and must bring their own pen to sign for the coupons. Eligible seniors must sign in person.

Please call the center at 518-279-3413 if you have questions. For additional pickup sights, call the Dept. of Aging at 518-270-2730.

Cleaning Out Your Closets

RENSSELAER – Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center is in need of quality gently used spring, summer clothes for our corner boutique. Drop off is 9am to 3pm please call and leave your donations at the door if you need a receipt of donation leave your name and address. We greatly appreciate your generous donations all proceeds go to senior programs and help our seniors for more info or to make a donation please call 518-463-2166 Thank You And Stay Safe

HIICAP Information, Counseling, and Assistance

GRAFTON – Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Grafton, and the Hoosick Falls Senior Center, 69 Church Street, will host HIICAP Assistance for all residents 60 and over now through September 2020. Sarah Legnard with Rensselaer County Dept. of Aging will be on hand from 9:30 to noon once a month at each of the seniors centers to answers questions you may have on HIICAP, including Medicaid, Medicare, Medicare ‘spend down’, Medicare Advantage, EPIC, MediGap, Health Insurance options and more. Sarah will be in Hoosick Falls the first Tuesday of each month and in Grafton on the first Friday of each month. Please take advantage of this free service.

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