PHILIPSTOWN SENIOR RESOURCES
PHILIPSTOWN RECREATION CENTER
107 Glenclyffe Drive, Garrison NY 10524
www.philipstownrecreation.com (845) 424-4618
The Rec Center offers many programs for all ages, listed in a brochure distributed widely four times yearly.
Programs for seniors include: chair yoga, Zumba gold, Fit 4 Life.
Other programs often include dog obedience, ceramics, mah jong, knit & crochet, painting, writing, yoga, tai chai, bingo nights. The Rec Center also organizes trips to cultural events and areas of interest.
COLD SPRING FRIENDSHIP (SENIOR) CENTER
1756 Rte 9D Cold Spring, NY 10516 (845) 808-1705
Open 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Classes / Activities: Bingo, cards, billiards, Wii bowling, Beginners and Advanced Zumba, Mahjong, Yoga, Tai Chi, The Tight Knit Club, Art with Elizabeth, Line Dancing, Sharing Stories, Crafts with Kelly, “Out of the Blue” Pen Pal program.
The Center offers a nutritional lunch every day at 12:00 p.m. (come earlier) for a suggested donation of $2.50.
In addition, the Center offers monitored groups exploring brain fitness, offering caregivers support and providing general conversation over coffee.
Homebound individuals can receive Meals on Wheels, as well as Outreach Support.
The county RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) program arranges for vetted volunteers to drive residents to medical appointments. Call Kathleen at (845) 808-1705 to schedule a ride.
Blood pressure clinic is offered once a month.
Other Friendship Centers in Putnam County:
Putnam Valley, 117 Town Park Lane, Putnam Valley, NY 10579 (845) 808-1730
William Koehler Senior Center, 180 Route 6, Mahopac, NY 10541 (845) 808-1738
Carmel Friendship Center, 110 Old Route 6, Center Carmel, NY 10512 (845) 808-1701
COLD SPRING SENIOR CITIZENS GROUP
PO Box 155 Cold Spring NY 10516
For more information contact Anne Gonsalves, President, at email@example.com
The Senior Group is a non profit association, purposed to promote sociability and culture among its members and to keep seniors physically, mentally alert and politically aware of community issues affecting seniors. Open to any resident of Philipstown over 60 years of age. Meets on the first Thursday of each month in the Community Room at the Chestnut Ridge apartment complex.
The DESMOND-FISH PUBLIC LIBRARY in Garrison and The JULIA L. BUTTERFIELD MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY in Cold Spring offer a large range of services including delivering books to the homebound.
The D-F Public Library has compiled an extensive list of community resources that is available on the website.
The Desmond-Fish Public Library 472 Route 403, Garrison, NY 10524 (845) 424-3020 www.desmondfishlibrary.org
The Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Public Library 10 Morris Avenue, Cold Spring, NY 10516 (845) 265-3040 www.butterfieldlibrary.org
ARTS, ENVIRONMENTAL AND CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS
BOSCOBEL HOUSE AND GARDENS 1601 Rte. 9D, Garrison, NY 10524 (845) 265-3638 www.boscobel.org
CONSTITUTION MARSH AUDUBON CENTER AND SANCTUARY 127 Warren Landing Rd, Garrison, NY 10524 (845) 265-2601 www.constitution.audubon.org
GARRISON ART CENTER 23 Garrison’s Landing, Garrison, NY 10524 (845) 424-3960 www.garrisonartcenter.org
GARRISON INSTITUTE 14 Mary’s Way, Route 9D, Garrison, NY 10524 (845) 424-4800 www.garrisoninstitute.org
THE HASTINGS CENTER 21 Malcolm Gordon Road, Garrison, NY 10524 (845) 424-4040 www.thehastingscenter.org
HUDSON VALLEY SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL 1601 Route 9D, Garrison, NY 10524 (845) 265-9575 www.hvshakespeare.org
MANITOGA 584 Rte. 9D, Garrison, NY 10524 (845) 424-3812 www.visitmanitoga.org
PHILIPSTOWN DEPOT THEATRE 10 Garrison’s Landing, PO Box 221, Garrison, NY 10524 (845) 424-3900 www.philipstowndepottheatre.org
THE HIGHLANDS CURRENT 142 Main St., Cold Spring, NY 10516 (845) 809-5584 www.highlandscurrent.org
THE PUTNAM COUNTY NEWS AND RECORDER 10 Marion Ave., Cold Spring, NY 10516 (845) 265-2468 www.pcnr.com
COLD SPRING BAPTIST CHURCH 245 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY 10516 (845) 265-2022
CHUANG YEN MONASTERY 2020 Rte. 301, Carmel, NY 10512 (845) 225-1819 www.baus.org
OUR LADY OF LORETTO 24 Fair Street, Cold Spring, NY 10516 (845) 265-3718 www.ladyofloretto.org
ST. JOSEPH'S CHAPEL 74 Upper Station Rd., Garrison, NY 10524 (845)265-3718
EPISCOPAL CHURCH of ST. MARY'S-IN-THE-HIGHLANDS 1 Chestnut Street, Cold Spring, NY 10516 (845) 265-2539 www.stmaryscoldspring.org
ST. PHILIP'S CHURCH IN THE HIGHLANDS 1101 Rte 9D, Garrison, NY 10524 (845) 424-3571 www.stphilipshighlands.org
BEACON HEBREW ALLIANCE 331 Verplanck Ave, Beacon, NY 12408 (845) 831-2012 www.beaconhebrewalliance.org
PHILIPSTOWN REFORM SYNAGOGUE (at Episcopal Church of St. Mary-in-the-Highlands) 1 Chestnut St., Cold Spring, NY 10516 PO Box 945 Cold Spring, NY 10516 (845) 265-7619
REFORM TEMPLE OF PUTNAM VALLEY 362 Church Road, Putnam Valley, NY 10579 (845) 528-4774 www.rtpv.org
COLD SPRING UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 216 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY 10524 (845) 265-3365
SOUTH HIGHLAND UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 19 Snake Hill Road, Garrison, NY 10524 (845) 265-3788
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 10 Academy Street, Cold Spring, NY 10516 (845) 265-3365 www.presbychurchcoldspring.org
NY STATE & PUTNAM COUNTY
State elected officials:
Sandy Galef, Assemblymember Dist. 95 (914) 941-1111 GalefS@assembly.state.ny.us
Sue Serino, Senator Dist. 41 (518) 455-2945 firstname.lastname@example.org
County elected officials:
Mary Ellen O’Dell, County Executive (845) 808-1000 email@example.com
Nancy Montgomery, Board of Legislators, Dist. 1 (845) 808-1020 firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Cunningham, Director of Putnam County Office for Senior Resources (845) 808-1700 www.putnamcountyny.com/osr/
PROGRAMS FOR SENIORS
HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program). For eligibility and application, check https://www.ny.gov/services/apply-heating-and-cooling-assistance-heap
EISEP (Expanded In Home Services for the Elderly Program) Provides home health aide services on a cost sharing plan based on income. https://www.payingforseniorcare.com/new-york/eisep
EPIC (Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage) For eligibility and application, check https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/epic/eligibility.htm