Attention All Caregivers

Are you caring for a loved one? Would you like to learn tools to help you balance your life and assist in meeting the challenges you may face? The Office for the Aging is looking to offer Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a FREE 6-week, 90 minutes per class, educational program for family and friends who are …

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K.I.S.S. Keeping Identities of Seniors Safe

Document shredding at Ghent Town Hall August 31 through September 11, 2020. Mondays through Thursdays 8:30am-3:00pm and Fridays 9:00am to noon.

Meals On Wheels Volunteers Needed

The success of the Office for the Aging’s Meals-on-Wheels program relies on the network of volunteers that deliver meals to the homes of our community’s senior population. Due to the pandemic, the need for home delivered meals has increased significantly and the Office for the Aging is in immediate need of more volunteers. Can you …

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Caregiver Wellness Virtual Program for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

This program is for the Caregivers of a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementias. This program will feature breathing exercises, creative visualization meditation and tips on reducing caregiver stress.

Emergency Alert Change to NY Alert

Columbia County is changing its mass emergency alert system to the system provided by New York State known as NY Alert. Currently, all disaster, weather-related and other emergency warnings and alerts for county residents are provided by the Code Red mass alert system. After extensive research by County 911 Director Rob Lopez, he and Emergency Management Director David Harrison, Jr., have recommended to the county Board of Supervisors that Columbia County make the change, rather than renew the annual contract with Code Red. County residents are advised to visit to register for NY Alert cell phone and email alerts.

Columbia County K.I.S.S Dates for Ghent 2019

The Town of Ghent will have available shredding containers for seniors through the Columbia County K.I.S.S program for the following 2019 dates: March 18, 2019- March 29, 2019 June 10, 2019- June 28, 2019 September 9, 2019-September 20, 2019 December 2, 2019- December 13, 2019

NEEDED – Volunteers for Meals on Wheels

There is an immediate need for volunteer(s) to deliver Meals on Wheels to residents in the Town of Ghent. Substitutes are always needed. Please contact the Town Hall at 392-4644. Volunteer less than an hour of your time and make a difference in your local community.