PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
Shopping and Errands
This program helps senior residents to maintain their independence through transportation and assistance with weekly grocery shopping and other errands. Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays by reservation. Suggested contribution.
Curb-to-curb service to medical appointments locally and in surrounding towns. Monday through Friday by reservation. Suggested contribution.
Medical Escort Service
For seniors who need light assistance to and from health care appointments when using our medical transportation service.
Share The Fare Discount Program
Senior citizens receive a 34% discount for trips within the Town of Eastchester (including the Villages of Tuckahoe and Bronxville). Taxi coupons can be purchased at our office in Eastchester Town Hall.
This service meets the growing need for affordable housecleaning for frail or disabled seniors. Light Housecleaning can be provided every three weeks. There is a copayment for this service.
Home Delivered Meals
For residents who are mobility impaired and unable to prepare a meal, this hot lunch service is delivered Monday through Friday. A voluntary contribution is suggested.
Home Care Options
We provide information about home care services when help is needed with daily activities that are essential to independent living and quality of life. For eligible residents, subsidized home care can be arranged through government funding.
SUPPORT, GUIDANCE AND INFORMATION
Care Management and Planning
Our office provides care management services, including support, guidance, information and referrals. Home visits are made by our social worker to assess needs and assist clients and families to review options and develop care plans. The social worker is available to work short-term or ongoing, with the client and family to implement and monitor services.
A certified Medicare counselor provides information and assistance for Medicare health care and prescription drug plan enrollment. Available by appointment.
FILE OF LIFE
Medical and emergency contact information can be kept in a red magnetic pouch on the refrigerator, readily accessible to an Emergency Medical Team. File of Life pouches are available at our office.
PROJECT LIGHT BULB
In cooperation with the Eastchester Fire Department, this volunteer service is offered to older residents who need assistance with light tasks and small home repairs.