Seniors

Claverack Seniors Club

Meetings

Senior meetings take place the 2nd Friday of the Month at the Education Building of the Reformed Dutch Church in Claverack. This is located at 88 Route 9H Claverack. Meetings start at 1:00 PM.

The next meeting of the Claverack Seniors will be held on Friday, July 8th at 1 PM at the Claverack Town Park. ( For those who attended the last meeting…the time has been changed from 3 PM to 1 PM ). This is our annual picnic in the park. Hot dogs, beverages, paper plates and silverware will be provided. There will be a cake for dessert. Please bring a small covered dish.

Programs

At 1 PM, a representative from The Office of the Aging, will be at the park with coupons for the Farmers Market.

CLAVERACK SENIOR TRIPS 2022

Debbie Grau, Trip Director, is working on scheduling trips for this year

All are welcome to attend the following trips:

All are welcome to attend the following scheduled trips:

July 12th              Plymouth Whale Watch           $40                      9:00AM
(dinner on own)

Aug 4th                Medieval Times                        $45                      7:30AM
(dinner theater-New Jersey)

Sept  21st              Big E Fair                                 $20                       7:30AM

October A casino trip is being planned…no details as of this date.

Non-members pay an additional $10 for trips.  Pickups will be made at the AB Shaw Firehouse on Route 23. Payment is due a month before the trip date.  For information or to sign up call Debbie Grau, Trip Director, at (518) 610-1766.

In inclement weather, meetings will be cancelled when Taconic Hills schools are cancelled, delayed or closed early.  The meeting will be held on the next Friday.  If cancelled again, the next meeting will be the regular meeting of the next month.

Dues are payable in January.  All residents of  Claverack who are age 55 or above are welcome to join the seniors.

Any dues not previously paid are due.  All checks for the club should be payable to Town of Claverack Seniors.  All mail should be addressed to Town of Claverack Seniors, PO Box 614, Philmont, NY 12565.

Membership

New members are welcome. In order to join, a person must be 55 years or older and be a resident of Town of Claverack. Meetings are at the Claverack Free Library, 629 Route 23B, Claverack, on the second Friday of the month at 1:00 pm.

Dues are payable in January.

In inclement weather, meetings are canceled when Taconic Hills school is closed, delayed, or early dismissal. Should this occur the meeting will be held the following Friday.

Dues

Dues for 2022 made payable to Town of Claverack Seniors are payable to Alberta Cox, membership chairman in the amount of $5.00 for the year.

The address for general correspondence is:
Claverack Seniors
PO Box 614
Philmont, NY 12565

Services for Seniors

Medical Transportation

Columbia County Healthcare Consortium

This program is designed to provide information regarding healthcare as well as for information about non-emergency medical transportation to Columbia County residents who lack any other means of getting to a medical appointment. For more information:

Phone:  (518) 822-8020  |  website

Additional transportation options

For additional transportation options, please view the Columbia County Healthcare Consortium’s website.

Columbia County Office for the Aging

The Office for the Aging serves as the focal point in Columbia County for matters related to aging. Through advocacy, services and planning and coordination, the Office for the Aging addresses the priority needs of older residents in Columbia County. The website below highlights services that encompass a range of community based and home care services. The website also includes links to a number of organizations and agencies that provide resources and services to seniors.

Phone:  (518) 828-4258  |  website

At the February meeting of the Claverack Seniors, the above pictured officers were installed for the 2022 year by Deputy Supervisor Stephen Hook: (Pictured from left to right): Treasurer Betty Clark, Secretary Linda Guntert, Vice President Sue Harmon, President Terry Guntert and Deputy Supervisor Hook. Absent was Norma Barnard.