OFA News

Adopt-A-Senior Program Holiday Tree

Each year MCOFA identifies senior citizens in the community who are typically homebound without anywhere or anyone to spend the holidays with. The Adopt-A-Senior Program spreads holiday cheer to these seniors by providing them with gifts they have requested. Community...

2022-2023 HEAP SEASON

Montgomery County Office for Aging is an alternate certifier for Montgomery County Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP). If you received HEAP last year, you will get a notice to re-apply for assistance this year. MCOFA is here to help! Call 518-843-2300 for...

Caregiver of the Year

William Francisco was recognized as Caregiver of the Year by the Montgomery County Office for Aging and the Montgomery County Legislature on October 25, 2022. He is the caregiver for his mother, Bertha “Beth” Francisco. William’s caregiving journey started in November...

Raise the Roof Campaign

Join our campaign to raise money for major capital improvements needed four our roof at OFA's Amsterdam office. Public funds allow the OFA the ability to administer invaluable services, but private donations help us to excel by expanding services and creating...

Farmer’s Market Coupons Are In

Any senior 60 years of age and older who meets income eligibility criteria can receive these coupons to purchase fresh fruits & vegetables from local authorized farmer's markets. Monthly income needs to be at or below: $2096 per month for a one-person household,...

New York Caregivers Info

Are you caring for a family member and unsure of how to deal with challenging behaviors or looking for new ways to connect with your loved one?  Would you like to connect with other people in a similar situation?  NewYork-Caregivers.com is a resource that provides...

OFA Announces Partnership with Blooming Health

Today the Montgomery County OFA shared news of its partnership with aging in place technology service, Blooming Health. As a result of the partnership, different senior services affiliated with the Montgomery County OFA will leverage Blooming Health’s platform to engage Montgomery County older citizens and their families…

Enroll in Medicare: It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3…

You've heard the saying... It's as easy as 1 2 3. That's how easy it is to enroll in Medicare when you're turning 65! Step 1: Contact the Social Security Administration to enroll in Medicare 3 months before your 65th birthday or you can do it the month of or 3 months...

Farm to OFA is coming back this summer!

Montgomery County Office for Aging, Inc. is continuing a program to help you better access local, fresh fruits and vegetables. Sign-up ahead of time to pre-order $8 worth of produce from Gray’s Garden and Greenhouse, out of St. Johnsville. Once signed up, an OFA staff...

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