Aging Services

Tioga Opportunities, Inc. – Aging Services

9 Sheldon Guile Blvd., Owego, NY 13827
607-687-4120 or aging@tiogaopp.org
Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


Connecting older adults and their loved ones to services that help increase their self-sufficiency, safety and well-being

Are you over the age of 60 and need help to stay in your home? Do you have a loved one who needs assistance in order to maintain independence?

How Can We Help You?
Contact us for more information.

  In-home Services

Services aimed at helping older adults remain in their homes, improve their overall health, and enhance the ability of caregivers to care for their loved ones include:

  • In-home care, including light housekeeping assistance and help with personal care needs
  • Emergency response buttons that are linked to the Tioga County Sheriff’s Department in the event of an emergency
  • Respite care, designed to provide caregivers with a well-deserved break

Contact us for more information: 607-687-4120 OR email aging@tiogaopp.org 

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  Nutritional Services

Our programs help older adults maintain or improve their overall health and well-being with nutrition and social contacts.

Congregate dining: 

Come enjoy a meal with family or friends in the Countryside Café!  Lunch is served Monday through Friday from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the Countryside Community Center.  Suggested contribution is $4 for age 60 and over, and $6 for ages under 60.

Download Menu

Home delivered meals:

Do you have difficulty preparing meals or lack regular access to healthy food? If you are 60 years or older, our Home Delivered Meals program provides hot lunches, cold suppers, and frozen meals to help meet your nutrition needs. 

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  Information & Insurance Counseling

Information services:

Do you have a question or problem and don’t know where to turn for help? Would you like more information about resources that exist in our community?

Our NY Connects trained staff is available to answer your questions and provide information on resources relating to financial assistance, transportation, legal referrals, and more.

Download NY Connects Brochure

Health Insurance Information & Counseling: 

Does Medicare confuse and frustrate you? Our Health Insurance Benefits Specialist can help you navigate this often complicated topic. We provide information on programs to save you money on prescription costs and healthcare plans.

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  Senior Employment Program

The Senior Employment Program is a job training opportunity for unemployed adults who are age 55 or over and have a monthly income below $1,238 (or $1,669 for a household of two). Work part-time and earn additional income while learning valuable job skills.

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  Newsletter & Social Activities

Newsletter – Senior Scoop

The bi-monthly Senior Scoop provides current information and news pertinent to older adults and their families.

Download Senior Scoop

Social activities:

Everyone is welcome to join our social activities at the Countryside Community Center. Bring a friend, have fun, and try something new!

Contact us for more information: 607-687-4120 OR email aging@tiogaopp.org 

 

Coffee Hour

Monday & Wednesday

8:30-9:30 AM

Wii Bowling

Monday

8:30-10:30 AM

Ceramics

Monday & Wednesday

9:00-11:00 AM

Painting

Tuesday

9:00-11:00 AM

Bridge

Tuesday

12:00-3:30 PM

Bingo

Wednesday

9:30-11:00 AM

Cards & Games

Wednesday

1:00-4:00 PM

Exercise

Wednesday

1:00-2:00 PM

Knitting

Thursday

1:00-3:00 PM

Quilting

Friday

9:00 AM-Noon

 

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Aging Events Calendar

Useful Links

Please note:  We suggest the following links as possible sources of information for your use.  Because these are links to government, social, and other external sources that are not part of Tioga Opportunities, Inc., we cannot guarantee their accuracy.  If you believe that any of these sites are inaccurate, please contact aging@tiogaopp.org.


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Our Address:

Tioga Opportunities, Inc.
9 Sheldon Guile Blvd.
Owego, NY 13827

Contact Us

(607) 687-4222
Toll-free at 866-352-3680.
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