OFA News

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...

Container Gardens: Grow Your Own Herbs!

Are you age 60 or older? Are you a resident of Herkimer, Fulton or Montgomery County? Contact Amanda Curtin, with SNAP-Ed NY Email: acurtin@officeforaging.com Phone: 518-843-2300 You will receive all the necessary equipment to start a small windowsill herb garden,...

Vaccination Card Scams

Sharing your COVID-19 vaccine card on social media can provide pieces of key information that scammers use to: 1) Steal your identity. 2) Manufacture fake COVID-19 vaccination cards. Posting content that includes your date of birth, health care details or other...

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