Adult Day Care Benefits Counseling and Assistance
“Adult Day Services, Congregate Dining, Home Delivered Meals, and Transportation services are funded in large part through support from the
Hours of Operation
|Adult Day Care - Barbara Hale, M.S.W. ,|
ADC Program Coordinator
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|Who Is Eligible?|
Cohoes Adult Day Care is for people over sixty years of age who are having difficulty coping with their daily activities. They must be ambulatory (may use cane, walker, or wheelchair if independent), continent, and
non-abusive. Clients must be under the care of a private physician who will continue to be responsible for their medical care.
|Why Attend? |
The Center provides support and specialized care in a Community Setting. The companionship, understanding, and meaningful activities offered can assist elderly persons to remain independent as long as possible.
What About Cost?
|Benefits Counseling and Assistance |
Assistance with applying for a variety of benefit programs such as SSI, Medicaid, H.E.A.P. (Home Energy Assistance), and WRAP (Weatherization) is available daily (Monday - Friday) by appointment. Call Barbara Hale, M.S.W. - Program Coordinator (518) 235-2420.
|Defensive Driving (AARP 55 Alive) |
The Defensive Driving course is held between April and November. Check monthly calendar in Seniors Today for date and times.
|Legal Screening and Referral |
An attorney provided by the Albany County Department for the Aging is available for legal advise and counseling on the third Tuesday of the month by appointment starting at 12:30 PM. Call Linda Dufty (518) 235-2420 to schedule an appointment.
To see if you are eligible call the Albany County Health Department -
Meals on Wheels In—Take Line at (518) 447-4600 to make an
appointment for an in-take assessment.
Meals-on-Wheels are available to the homebound seven (7) days a week (Saturday, Sunday and Holiday meals are frozen meals and are delivered in advance). Either one meal providing 1/3 RDA, or two meals representing 2/3 RDA are provided depending on need as determined at in-take.
There is a suggested daily contribution to help cover basic expenses. No eligible person will be denied service because of inability to contribute.
Nutrition counseling and nutrition education are available.
|RSVP Work Site |
Older Adults volunteering at the center are eligible to enroll in the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). Call RSVP at (518) 442-5585 for further information.
|Tax Assistance |
Each year starting in February tax preparation help is available weekly by appointment courtesy of AARP’s Tax Assistance Program. Call (518) 235-2420 or watch Seniors Today or this site for details.
Transportation (Wheelchair Accessible) is available Monday through Friday between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM. Reservations must be made twenty-four (24) hours in advance. Call Barbara Hale, M.S.W.(518) 235-2420 to request ride.
|Volunteer Placements |
A variety of volunteer jobs are available at the center and in the community through the center’s volunteer placement program. For further information call Linda Dufty at (518) 235-2420.
|Cohoes Multi-Service Senior Citizen Center, Inc.|
|10 Cayuga Plaza|
|Cohoes, NY 12047|
© Cohoes Multi-Service Senior Citizens Center 2005