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 AARP.org/Coronavirus 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 www.abaat.org.

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.

More Community news

  • VOORHEESVILLE — “The Coronavirus pandemic is still with us and your community needs your help,” said Gary Kubitz, pastor with the First United Methodist Church of Voorheesville who organized a coalition to help the community when the coronavirus pandemic first hit.

  • ALBANY COUNTY — The public is invited to become inaugural Five Rivers “5Rs” this fall.

  • ALBANY COUNTY — The Albany County Soil and Water Conservation District is offering a free tire recycling event for county residents. Made possible through the use of state’s Conservation Project Financial Assistance funds, the event will take place during the week of Oct.

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