Providing information about items and issues of interest to seniors is one of the key services of the Office for the Aging. Questions can be addressed to office staff by contacting us at 518-481-1526 or 518-481-1660.
Referrals & general assistance: If a question or concern is better addressed by another agency, you will be referred to that agency by our staff. If you need assistance dealing with another agency for such things as applying for benefits or resolving a problem, our staff will be glad to assist.
The Office for the Aging can help you understand and apply for the many benefit programs available to the elderly. Many of these programs have complex and confusing requirements. Our staff can assess an applicant's needs and offer information about available options. We can help you with the following applications and programs:
- SNAP (Food Stamps)
- Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
- Medicare Savings Plan
- School Tax Relief - STAR program
- Medicare Prescription Drug program
- Supplemental Health Insurance
- Weatherization & Home Repair
Coordinator of Services for the Aging