The County has many programs, supports and services that benefit county residents. This review is intended to highlight a few that may be of interest to residents and is not intended to be all inclusive. If you have programs or services that you think may be of benefit to Rush residents, please let us know.
Eldercare can be challenging. If you find yourself struggling to make the right choices and the right decisions in an eldercare situation, then you are not alone. Whether you need something as simple as the names to nearby senior centers or help with a difficult situation, Eldersource can be your single source for information, for advice, for advocacy and for support.
Senior Centers and Meal Programs https://www.monroecounty.gov/aging-centers
Lunch Club, Meal Sites and Home Delivered Meals
Programs and Services https://www.monroecounty.gov/aging-programs
Adult Day Service, Advocacy, Caregiver Assistance, Counseling, Education, Employment, Financial Management, Home Support, Health Promotion, Nutrition, Senior Programs, Transportation
PRIDE (Elder Respect) https://www.monroecounty.gov/aging-pride
Promoting Respect, Integrity and Dignity In Elders – A collaborative effort of New York State Office for the Aging, Monroe County Department of Human Services Office for the Aging and Office of Children and Family Services' Adult Protective Services, and LIFESPAN’s Elder Abuse Prevention Program.
Living Assistance https://www.monroecounty.gov/aging-assistance
- Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
- Education on Financial and Retirement Planning
- OASIS Program - OASIS is a national education organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for mature adults.
- Senior Citizen Lease Termination – Know Your Rights
Healthcare Information https://www.monroecounty.gov/aging-healthcare
Medicaid and Long Term Care
Social Isolation Resources https://www.monroecounty.gov/aging-isolation
Umbrella - A community volunteer-driven platform helping to arrange grocery delivery and medication pick-up for people age 60+
Grief Groups – Grief.com
Headspace https://www.headspace.com/ny – Free guided meditation for New Yorkers
Wheelchair accessible trails in New York - https://www.traillink.com/stateactivity/ny-wheelchair-accessible-trails/
Go4Life from the National Institutes of Aging –https://www.youtube.com/user/NatlInstituteOnAging/featured
- Free online sample workouts for older adults.
AARP Community Connections -https://aarpcommunityconnections.org
Online mutual aid groups (informal groups of volunteers) that stay connected, share ideas, and help those most affected by the Coronavirus. Whether you want to start a group, find a group, or get assistance yourself, the directory can help you connect with people in your community.