Town of Shelter Island
Shelter Island, New York
 
 
Senior Groups
 
1. Shelter Island Office for Senior Services:
 
Our senior center serves as a focal point for social, recreational and
 
educational programs for Shelter Island residents 60 years of age
 
and older. We are located on Route 114 S. Ferry Road on the lower
 
level of the Medical Center.. Hours are Monday through Friday from
 
9:00am-3:00pm We provide information about available resources
 
to senior citizen, family members and caregivers. We provide a
 
community gathering place that offers programs to help maximize
 
independence and quality of life. We offer assistance with the
 
following.
 
a. Planning for long term care or retirement concerns
 
b. Hospice referral and coordination

c. Counseling on Medicare, Medicaid, and Supplementary Health Insurance
 
d. AARP 55 Alive Driver Safety Classes
 
e. Medical equipment borrowing program
 
Contacts: Henrietta Roberts or Roni Siller at 749-1059

2. SCAC Senior Citizens Advisory Council
 
An advisory body to the Supervisor and Town Board of Shelter
 
Island, in regard to the needs and concerns of Shelter Island's older
 
residents. Through the senior services and programs offered on
 
Shelter Island, the council shall assist the older residents of Shelter
 
Island in finding the help they need at home, in home health care,
 
nutrition, legal and financial services, companionship and more. It
 
will monitor the effectiveness of all senior programs and their staff,
 
and advise the Town Board relative to supervision & personnel. The
 
Council shall inform the Town Board of the needs of the Town's
 
Senior and initiate and monitor programs designated to meet those
 
needs.
 
Chairman: Ron Lucas 749-0291
 
3. SISCA Shelter Island Senior Citizens Association
 
A community based organization for adults aged 55 years and older
 
for the purposes of socializing, taking trips, enjoying cultural events
 
and enjoying hobbies. Dues are $10.00 per year.
 
 
Emily Hallman, President
 
Gert Bourne, Vice President
 
Joan Belaval, Secretary
Ginny Rowland, Treasury
 
Charlotte Hannabury & Ceil Kraus, Prgorams
 
Mollie Strugats, Trips
For more info. call 749-5092 -Emily Hallman
 
4. Shelter Island Senior Foundation
 
A not for profit corporation created to raise and distribute funds to
 
the benefit of Shelter Island Seniors. Grants are given to programs
 
and individual Shelter Island Seniors.
 
Chairman: Seymour Weissman For more info. call 749-2192


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