Welcome to RSVP Suffolk!

RSVP's mission is to provide diverse volunteer opportunities for people 55 and older. RSVP supports Older Americans who wish to remain active and make a difference in their communities.

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Tai Chi for Seniors

Group of people doing Tai Chi Tai Chi for Health logo RSVP is excited to announce a new, free Healthy Living Program – Tai Chi for Seniors. The Tai Chi Workshop Series provides one-hour classes twice a week for eight weeks. Each class is led by a certified instructor. It is a low-impact exercise program which enhances both mental and physical wellness. Medical studies have shown Tai Chi relieves pain and improves quality of life.

Specifically, this program includes flexibility and strength exercises which are especially helpful for individuals managing arthritis and preventing falls.

Tai Chi for Seniors is a unique program developed in 1997 by Dr. Paul Lam, along with a group of medical and Tai Chi experts. Tai Chi began in ancient China and, overtime, has progressed into an art form known for its numerous health and healing benefits.

If your organization is interested in hosting this FREE 8-week Tai Chi for Seniors Workshop Series, please contact RSVP at 631-979-9490 ext. 16, or email to betterchoices@rsvpsuffolk.org.

“Respect yourself and others will respect you” ~~ Confucius

Senator Flanagan Congratulates RSVP

Senator Flanagan Senator Flanagan writes letter to congratulate RSVP on is 44th Annual Tribute Day Expo and Luncheon. Click here to view letter

CCCP Outreach Manager Needed

The Community Computer Connections Program (CCCP), a program of RSVP, is in need of a volunteer OUTREACH MANAGER.

CCCP is looking for an individual to manage its equipment donations and funding. Do you have any of the following skills/background:

  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Management
  • Fund raising

Would you like to be part of maintaining a program that has delivered over 4000 refurbished computers to qualified Long Islanders for more than 12 years?

We have an existing list of active donor organizations and many volunteers who will help. All work can be done from home. Please contact us!

If interested in this very rewarding volunteer position, please email Robin Fertig at cccp.volunteer@gmail.com.

RSVP's Newest Program - HIICAP

HIICAP flyerThe Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program offers help to seniors confused by their Medicare benefits. To speak to a HIICAP counselor, please call 631-979-9490, extension 18. These very knowledgeable volunteers will be very happy to assist you.

HIICAP can help you:
  • Understand the Medicare prescription drug benefit (Medicare Part D) and how to select the best plan.
  • Understand low-income subsidy programs, including "Extra Help" and Medicare Savings Programs (MSP's).
  • Understand and apply for Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC).


Watch Pegi Orsino speaking about volunteerism:

Living Healthy With Better Choices

Are you an adult 55 or older with an on-going health condition?

Do you live with or care for someone with a chronic illness?

Consider signing up for a free Living Healthy with Better Choices Workshop (Developed by Stanford University)

Chronic conditions include diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, heart disease, anxiety, depression, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia and many others.

Join a free 2 ½ hour Living Healthy Workshop, held once a week for six weeks.

Learn from trained volunteer leaders with health conditions themselves.

Set your own goals and make a step-by-step plan to improve your health—and your life!

Educational materials and refreshments provided at no cost.

For more information, contact RSVP Living Healthy Coordinator

Janet DeMarzo at (631) 979-9490 ext. 16

or email to: betterchoices@rsvpsuffolk.org