Community Caregivers lists services

Community Caregivers, based in Guilderland, a not-for-profit that uses volunteers to help people stay in their homes, is currently providing a number of services.

Community Caregivers offers reassurance calls on an ongoing basis to anyone in need of a friendly voice or a listening ear. Call the Caregivers’ office at 518-456-2898 for more information.

Lunchtime Chats with Community Caregivers covers a variety of topics. Residents may call 518-261-2761 to participate. On Friday, April 3, at 1 p.m., Tim Wiles, director of the Guilderland Public Library, will discuss how the library continues to provide resources even though the building is closed. Next week, calls will take place on Tuesday and Friday at 1 p.m. with topics to be announced.

AARP Weekly Live Coronavirus Information Tele-Town Hall will take place at 1 p.m. on Thursdays, covering various topics. Visit for more information.

A Block at a Time offers grocery pick-up for seniors over 60 years old who are medically compromised. Participants must be able to pre-order and pay the store or pharmacy. Call 518-227-0012 or visit

All Hannaford pharmacies are offering prescription delivery for a short period of time. Four Corners Pharmacy in Delmar will deliver Monday through Friday; call 518-439-8200. Crestwood Pharmacy in Albany will deliver if customers have all medications filled through Crestwood; call 518-435-2315.

New York State is providing an emotional support hotline at 844-863-9314. Over 6,000 mental-health professionals and volunteers are available to provide emotional support, consultation, and referral to anyone seeking some help.

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