Schenectady County Department of Senior and Long Term Care Services
NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Schenectady County Accepting Nominations for 2015 Senior Citizen of the Year Award
Schenectady County is proud to recognize the accomplishments of our older residents through the Senior Citizen of the Year program. Schenectady County Department of Senior and Long Term Care is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Senior Citizen of the Year and Senior with an Outstanding Contribution Awards. Nominations are due by January 5, 2015.CLICK HERE
for more information and the official nomination form.
In 2014 the Schenectady County Legislature recognized the following winners and nominees for generously giving his or her time and energy to organizations or projects that have enhanced the lives of others.
Senior Citizen of the Year for 2014: Ms. Jonetta "Skip" Darcy
Senior Citizen with an Outstanding Contribution for 2014: Mr. Sandy Heitkamp
Lifetime Achievement Award for 2014: Ms. Elsie Harrington
Nominees included Mrs. Rosemary Pryne, Ms. Rose Peruzzi, Ms. Connie Remscheid, Ms. Joan G. Blando, and Mr. Manuel Salcrio.
In addition, Schenectady County resident Richard "Dick" Dickershaid
was name the 2014 New York State Senior of the year for his efforts in creating a "field of dreams" for the Rotterdam Challengers Baseball League. Mr. Lou Grasso
was also recognized by NYS for his volunteer efforts.CLICK HERE
for more information and a short bio of each recipient.
DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
for a quick guide
of the department’s programs and services or click here
for a complete list
. We administer many programs and services that are available to help you. Some of our programs include home care services, home delivered meals, caregiver support, transportation services, legal assistance and home heating assistance. If you don’t see the information you need on our web site, please call our office at (518) 382-8481 and our staff will be more than happy to help you.Click here for the Schenectady County Service Directory that includes information on services and programs for senior citizens and individuals with developmental disabilities.
OTHER INTERNET RESOURCES
for links to other Senior and Disability Services Resources, Government Resources and Health Resources.