Services for Older Adults & their Families​

Ed Day, Rockland County Executive
Tina M. Cardoza-Izquierdo, Director, Office for the Aging

VCS Number: (845) 634-5729 

​Older Adults Counseling Program

This program serves older adult residents of Rockland County who would benefit from discussing age related concerns with a trained counselor. Multilingual, one-on-one weekly counseling sessions may be in-office, virtual, or at public venues such as a park, library, etc. For adults 60+ years of age. Free while funding is available.

Dina Nejman, MSW  x313
​Coordinator, Services for Older Adults and their Families

Information and Assistance

Multilingual assistance in connecting people to the appropriate needed resources in Rockland County. This service is free of charge.
Dina Nejman, MSW  x313
​Coordinator, Services for Older Adults and their Families
Support Groups for Caregivers of Older Adults

These groups provide information, resources and alternatives for those concerned with the challenges associated with aging parents or relatives. These weekly groups meet for an hour on Monday mornings at 10am and Wednesday mornings at 10:50am, at VCS Inc. in New City. An additional group on Tuesday evenings at 5pm is available via Zoom. All are welcome. Free of charge. For more information and Zoom Links please contact the staff member listed below.
Please be assured that all state mandated safety protocols are in place. Feel free to call with any questions or concerns.
Dina Nejman, MSW  x313
​Coordinator, Services for Older Adults and their Families

​Life Transitions Group

Older adults aging in place face changes that require good coping skills and mutual support from others. This group is a dynamic safe place for older adults to develop new relationships and learn from one another how to face life’s most difficult changes. Updated information, guest speakers and peer support are offered weekly.

Groups are held Monday mornings at VCS in New City from 11:00am to 12:00pm. This group is held simultaneously in-person and via Zoom. 

Dina Nejman, MSW  x313
Coordinator, Services for Older Adults and their Families

Peer Support Group - Haverstraw, NY

Across the life cycle older adults experience physical or emotional challenges with the need to have a safe confidential space to process and learn from others in similar circumstances. This weekly peer support group will help increase social support, connections and resiliency as you age in place.

Thursdays in person 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Located at Haverstraw Place 140 RTE 9W #1, Haverstraw NY 10927
Open to all residents at Haverstraw Place only.

To hear more about the peer support group or to register please contact

Dina Nejman, MSW  x313
Coordinator, Services for Older Adults and their Families

Peer Support Group - Pearl River, NY

The residents of the Promenade at Blue Hill have the opportunity to provide peer support to each other on Wednesday 3 pm – 4 pm in the lounge.

Wednesdays in person 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Located at Promenade at Blue Hill 582 Memorial Drive, Pearl River, NY 10965
Open to all residents at Promenade at Blue Hill only.

To hear more about the peer support group or to register please contact

Dina Nejman, MSW  x313
Coordinator, Services for Older Adults and their Families

Contributions are voluntary and confidential and are used to expand the services for which they are received.  No one will be denied services because of an inability or unwillingness to contribute.  Suggested contributions level equal to the cost of the service for participants who self-disclose income at or above 185% of Federal Poverty Level. Services are funded in part by the Administration for Community Living, New York State Office for the Aging and the Rockland County Office for the Aging.

Counseling for Individuals

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