List of free services provided by RSVP.
Tai Chi for Arthritis - Medical studies have shown Tai Chi relieves pain and improves quality of life. Certified instructors lead a Tai Chi Workshop Series with classes twice a week for eight weeks. It is a low-impact exercise program which enhances both mental and physical wellness. This Tai Chi program includes flexibility exercises which can: reduce pain and stiffness, increase mobility, improve muscular strength, improve relaxation, balance, posture and immunity, and reduce the occurrence of falls.
HIICAP (Health Insurance Information Counseling Assistance Program) - Trained volunteers provide guidance to those with questions involving Medicare. An Information Line (631) 979-9490 x18 is provided and counselors return calls in a timely manner.HIICAP Schedules:
Telephone Reassurance - Daily phone calls by senior volunteers to seniors living in the community to socialize and monitor
their well being. An emergency backup procedure for each recipient saves lives!
Please click here for a copy of the Telephone Reassurance enrollment form.
Living Healthy with Better Choices - is a six-week workshop series that empowers older adults and their caregivers to take charge of their chronic conditions, such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, anxiety, etc.
Community Computer Connections Program’s volunteers, under a Microsoft license, refurbish donated computers, add software, deliver and install these internet ready computers free of charge to low income people and veterans on Long Island.
Speakers' Bureau - Trained volunteers address senior health issues pertaining to De-stressing Your Life with Meditation, Senior Scams, Medicare Basics, Improving Your Scrabble and Anagram Skills, Early Heart Attack Care and Nutrition Education. The Speakers Bureau is available to present this information at senior sites, libraries, etc. in Suffolk County.
America Reads - Literacy program developed for elementary age students who need assistance with their reading skills. Volunteers read with individual or small groups of students.
Feelin' Good Programs - Trained volunteers assist with wellness discussions on maintaining healthy lifestyles, exercise programs and general health education at senior and nutrition centers throughout Suffolk County.
For more information about these programs,
call: (631) 979-9490