Nassau County Dept. of Senior Citizen Affairs
Sharon Mullon, Commissioner
60 Charles Lindbergh Boulevard
Suite #260
Uniondale, NY 11553-3691
(516) 227-8900
FAX: (516) 227-8972
  Suffolk County Office for the Aging
Holly Rhodes-Teague, Director
H. Lee Dennison Building, 3rd Floor
100 Veterans Memorial Highway
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788-0099
(631) 853-8200
FAX: (631) 853-8225

Senior Citizen's Resource Guide

Table of Contents

  • Health Care
    • Consumer information & license verification service
    • Disease prevention & health protection services
    • Health care proxy
    • Hospital patients' rights
    • Complaints about hospitals and diagnostic and treatment centers
    • Patients' rights for Medicare & Medicaid participants
    • Long Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP)
  • Health Insurance
    • Balanced billing
    • Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC)
    • Health Insurance Information, Counseling & Assistance Program (HIICAP)
    • Long Term Care Insurance Education & Outreach Program
    • New York State Partnership for Long Term Care
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Medicare Buy-In Programs
    • Reporting Medicare or Medicaid fraud
    • Medicare preventive health screening test and benefits
  • Nutrition
    • Congregate Meals
    • Home Delivered Meals
    • Food Stamps
    • Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program
    • Determine Your Nutritional Health
  • Fitness & Wellness
    • HIV & AIDS
    • Alcohol and substance abuse
    • Exercise clubs
  • Legal Assistance
    • Age Discrimination
    • Consumer Issues
    • Estate Planning
    • Guardianship
    • Mediating disputes to avoid court
    • Medicaid Eligibility
    • Powers of Attorney
    • Prison Families of New York
    • Professional Misconduct & Unlicensed Practice
  • Financial Assistance
  • Taxes
    • Real Property Tax Credit
    • Local Real Property Tax Exemption
    • School Tax Relief (STAR)
  • Local Support Services
    • NY Connects: Choices for Long Term Care
    • Alzheimer's Disease or other dementias
    • Caring for minor children
    • Elder Caregiver Support Program
    • Eldercare Locator
    • Expanded In-home Services for the Elderly Program (EISEP)
    • Home Care Services
    • Hospice Services
    • Long-distance caregiving
    • Respite services
    • Senior centers
    • Social adult day services
    • Supportive Services
    • Telephone Reassurance & Friendly Visiting
  • Housing
    • Active-Adult Community
    • Accessory Apartments
    • Adult Home (New York State licensed)
    • Assisted Living Program
    • Continuing Care Retirement Communities
    • Dementia Care Facility or Wing/Unit
    • Enriched Housing
    • Enriched Housing Program or Adult Home with Limited Licensed Home Care Agency
    • Intergenerational Housing
    • Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORCs)
    • Senior Housing (with no services)
    • Shared Living Residences
    • Supportive Senior Housing
    • Single Room Occupancy (SRO)
    • Subsidized Housing
    • Private Pay (Market Rate) Housing
  • Energy
    • Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
    • Utility Rights
    • Weatherization Referral and Packaging Program (WRAP)
    • Other assistance with utility emergencies
    • Public Service Commission
    • Energy Conservation
  • Transportation
    • Transportation to appointments
    • Transportation discounts
    • Older Driver Family Assistance Project
    • Personal Identification Card
  • Disasters & Emergencies
  • Employment
    • Older American Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
    • Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
  • Crime
    • Crime prevention
    • Crime victims' protection
    • Elder abuse prevention
  • Services for Older Immigrants & Refugees
    • SSI Eligibility Concerns
  • Recreation
    • Federal Golden Age Passport
    • Federal Golden Access Passport
    • New York State Parks' Golden Park Program
    • New York State Sporting License
    • Exercise Clubs
    • Empire State Senior Games
  • Volunteering
    • Long Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP)
    • Foster Grandparent Program
    • Health Insurance Information, Counseling & Assistance Program (HIICAP)
    • Senior Companion Program
    • Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
  • Veterans Information & Benefits
    • Blind Annuity
    • Burial
    • Disability Compensation & Pension
    • Health Care
    • New York State Sporting License
    • Property Tax Exemption
    • High School Diplomas for World War II Veterans
  • Don't Hesitate to Call