The Orange County Office for the Aging is committed to meeting the special service needs of Orange County’s senior population, their families and friends who care for them. Orange County Office for the Aging offers services, either directly or through sub-contracts, designed to maintain the quality of life of those aged 60 and over.
The primary goal of the Office for the Aging is maintaining the dignity, well-being and independence of senior citizens through the Office’s distinctive role as advocate and community partner.
The Office for the Aging’s web page offers a list of links that give a brief explanation of the services available. For additional information call 845-615-3700 or visit the office. Assistance will be provided by one of our Aging Services Specialists. Home visits can be scheduled for homebound seniors. Bi-lingual assistance is also available.
Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) - opens on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 to assist low income households with a one-time benefit towards their heating costs. The monthly income guideline for one person is $2494 and for two people is $3262. For further eligibility and information, call OC NY Connects Line at 845.615.3710.
The 2020 Open Enrollment is here - and ends on December 7th Now is the time to consider all your options related to Medicare. Do you have questions regarding your current plan? Do you want to join a new Medicare Advantage Plan or a stand-alone prescription plan (Part D) plan? Switch between Original Medicare with or without a Part D plan and Medicare Advantage Plan?
To speak to an Orange County HIICAP counselor, please call the Orange County Office for the Aging at 845.615.3715. You can also call Medicare directly at 1.800.633.4227 or Senior Medicare Patrol at 1.800.333.4374. To access Medicare’s Plan Finder tool, go to www.medicare.gov/fin-a-plan/questions/home.aspx.