Senior Advocates To Visit South Fork In August


The Suffolk County Office of the Aging has announced that a senior advocate will visit the South Fork in August.

The office’s senior advocates travel throughout the county helping senior citizens gain access to services such as senior information and referrals, identification cards and case management. Advocates guide individuals to services and assist them with applications for benefit programs.

Through contracts with municipal and community-based agencies, the office also administers a variety of programs such as transportation, home care, respite, home-delivered meals, and nutrition programs.

Advocates will be available on Friday, August 2, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation; on Wednesday August 7, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the East Hampton Nutrition Center and from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Montauk Library; on Friday, August 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the David W. Crohan Community Center in Flanders; on Wednesday, August 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Bridgehampton Nutrition Center and from 2 to 4 p.m. at the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor; on Wednesday, August 21, and on Friday, August 30, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., each day at the Hampton Bays Nutrition Center.

For more information, residents are invited to call the Suffolk County Office for the Aging at (631) 853-8200.

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