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Senior Services Contact Info

 JSierraSeniorCenter   

Julisa Sierra

Director

phone icon (845) 346-4075
fax icon (845) 346-4072
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house 62-70 West Main Street
      Middletown, NY 10940

Senior Services

Mulberry House Senior Center 
62-70 West Main Street
Middletown, New York 10940

Julisa Sierra, Director (845)346-4075
Senior Services Phone (845)346-4070
Senior Dining Program (845)346-4073  and Senior Transportation (845)346-4071
Transportation available from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Mission Statement of Organization: The Senior Citizen Programs are run through the City of Middletown,  

where  we are committed to serving the retirees, well elderly and frail elderly in our community. Our goal is to encourage,

educate, assist and enhance life in retirement. Through activities such as exercise, yoga, art, theater, group meetings,

crafts, and music our hope is to provide the tools necessary to live a quality-filled and healthier life as one ages. We also

promote interaction between generations exchanging skills, values and experiences.

 

The City of Middletown provides many Senior Citizen services and activities for seniors to enjoy while making new friends through the Mulberry House Senior Center.The center offers the following services: AARP Smart Driving Course, tax-aide & e-filing, health & exercise classes (T.O.P.S.), a new state- of- the-art computer lab for providing classes and computer practice time for all learning levels. Help is also available with Health Insurance problems, Food Stamps applications.The Middletown Golden Age Seniors and the AARP Chapter #1441 meet at the center.Mulberry House is a Retired Senior Volunteer Program site. Many volunteers participate in groups such as: “The Mulberry House Players” drama group, Crafts, or as office receptionists.In addition, the City also provides a door to door Senior Shuttle Bus Program. Transportation services is available Monday through Friday from 8:30AM to 4:30PM and Sundays from 7:30AM to 12:30PM to persons 60 years of age and older who live in our City for a minimal suggested donation of $1.00 per ride. For more information contact our office.

Support Groups

 

 

ONGOING EVENING PROGRAMS:

T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Weight Loss Support Group meets every Wednesday evening from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. For more information,please call Lena Shultz -(845) 344-3501.

O& W Railroad Society meets from 7 pm — 10 pm the 1st Friday of every month. For more information, please contact Jeff Otto (845) 283-2637

Falun Dafa meets from 3-5 p.m. every Friday night .  A traditional Self-Cultivation Practice to improve Mind and Body.  Please contact Janet Xiong at (646) 369-5970 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dazzling Dancing Divas(tap class) Tuesdays (advanced Class) 5:45-6:45 p.m., (Intermediate) 7-8 p.m. and On Wednesdays 5-7:15 p.m.  Class Fee applies  please contatc Darlene Garland at 845-342-4303 for details.

Orange County Archeology Association meets the 3rd Friday of every month. Please contact David Johnson 845-454-1860 

Dining Programs

Mulberry House Senior Center

62-70 West Main Street
Middletown, New York 10940

Phone: 346-4070, 346-4071 or 346-4073


 

foodSENIOR DINING PROGRAM
Sponsored by Orange County Office for the Aging

The Senior Dining Program provides nutritious meals to eligible people 60 and over. Meals are offered Monday through Friday from 11:30 am to 12:15pm.

Orange county seniors are provided with a well balanced meal while enjoying social, health and educational programs, as well as nutrition education and counseling with a Registered Dietician.

Reservations to attend the Nutrition Program are required 24 hours in advance, and can be made by calling the Mulberry House.

While there is no charge for the meals a confidential voluntary contribution of $3.00 per meal is suggested. These contributions assist in expanding the program.

Shows & Trips

SHOW DATE LOCATION PRICE
HU-KE-LAU August 12, 2014 HAWAIIAN SHOW, Chicopee, MA $90.00 (bus, show, TRIPLE LOBSTER Dinner or Prime Rib)
 Maryland  August 18-20, 2014 St. Michael's & Maryland's Eastern Shore

 $349.00

(double occ.)

 "The Wizard of Oz"  August 22,2014 Westchester Broadway Theatre $75.00(bus,show,lunch)
Casino Sept.3, 2014 Mohegan Sun Pocono Downs

$25.00

(bus, slot-play, lunch)

 "Jersey Boys" Sept. 10,2014 NYC Broadway   $150.00(Bus, show)
 Maine Sept.15-18, 2014 Maine   $449.00(double occ.)
"A Gentlemen's Guide to love & Murder" Oct. 1, 2014 NYC Broadway show $160.00 (bus,show, lunch)
Penn. Rails & "Moses" show Oct. 8-10, 2014 PA Railways & Millenium Theatre, PA $363.00 (double occ.)
"Breaking Legs" Oct. 22, 2014 Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, NJ $75.00 (bus, show, lunch)
Casino Nov. 5-6 2014 2 days, 1 night Foxwoods & Mohegan Sun, CT

$129.00 (double occ.)

"South Pacific" Nov. 13, 2014 Westchester Broadway Theatre

$75.00 (bus, show, lunch)

THIS IS A DATE CHANGE

"The Last Ship" Nov. 19, 2014 NYC Broadway Show-Sting's play  $160.00 (bus, show, lunch)
"A Playhouse Christmas" Nov. 25, 2014 Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, NJ $85.00 (bus, show, lunch)
 "It Happend One Christmas Eve"" Dec. 4, 2014  Westchester Broadway Theatre  $75.00(bus,show,lunch)
"The River" Dc. 10, 2014 NYC Broadway Show-starring HUGH JACKMAN $260.00 (bus, show, lunch) *limited engagement-seats limited!!!!*

Deposits are non-refundable. All payments must be made by check or money order. Make checks payable to 'City of Middletown'.

For further information on trips and shows, please contact Olga Rojas between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at 845-346-4074.

Transportation

Senior Shuttle Bus Schedule
WEEKLY SHOPPING SCHEDULE

MONDAY
2 PM — 3:30 PM
Shoprite (Rte. 211), Price Chopper, Aldi

TUESDAY
11 AM — 2 PM
Galleria @ Crystal Run, Wal-Mart, Dunning Farms Plaza

WEDNESDAY
2 PM — 3:30 PM
Shoprite Dolson Ave.
Playtogs Plaza

THURSDAY
11 AM — 2 PM 
Wal-Mart, Dunnings Farms Plaza

FRIDAY
2 PM — 3:30 PM
Shoprite Dolson Ave.
Playtogs Plaza

Medical Appointments: Monday-Friday
Crystal Run Rd area doctors
ORMC Rehab, ORMC Pavilion, Crystal Run Healthcare
First Drop-off:10:30 a.m. with Pick-up at 12:30 p.m.
Second Drop-off: 12:30 p.m. with Pick-up at 2:30 p.m.
 
SUNDAY SCHEDULE
City of Middletown Churches
7:30 AM — 12:30 PM
(Reserve by Fridays 12:00 PM)
OFFICE HOURS FOR RESERVATIONST: The office hours to reserve a ride are 8:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Monday to Friday. Please call us during these hours to reserve your rides for the week and to reserve for Sunday Church Services.
SENIOR SHUTTLE BUS HOURS OF OPERATION The shuttle bus runs Monday to Friday from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. and Sundays from 7:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. Please call:346-4070 OR 346-4071
The City of Middletown extends their appreciation to the following organizations for the continued support of the Senior Citizens Transportation Program:Orange County Office For The Aging,Middletown Kiwanis Club and Lion's Club.The City of Middletown operates a Senior Citizens Shuttle Bus Service daily and on Sundays. Passengers age 60 and older may use this service. Riders are picked up at their home and brought to any destination in the City of Middltwon Such as bank, beauty shop, senior center, nutrition site and medical appointments. Weekly grocery shopping trips have also been scheduled to meet your requests. Doctors & Health Facilities along Crystal Run Road can be scheduled weekly also, with the conveneince of two scheduled times of drop-off and pick-up. 
Seniors using this bus service MUST call one day ahead to make a reservation to be picked up.
 
SUGGESTED DONATION: 
The suggested donation for rides is $1.00 (one dollar) each way. 

 

Weekly Programs

See Senior Calendar for more information

 

 

 
MONDAY
LINE DANCE INSTRUCTION 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
EXERCISE TO MUSIC 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
HOSPITAL CRAFTERS VOLUNTEER GROUP 11:00 AM
NUTRITION PROGRAM (RESERVATION REQUIRED)  11:30 AM TO 12:15 PM 
OPEN AFTERNOON FOR:
PINOCHLE, BRIDGE, CANASTA
DOMINOES OR ANY TABLE GAMES 
(Bring your friends to play!)
12:30 PM to 3:30 PM

"FITNESS FUN" AEROBICS EXCERCISES (BY IVY)

BRING WATER AND A SMILE!

1:00 PM-2:00 PM

(UPSTAIRS)

 

TUESDAY
Mulberry House CRAFTERS 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
 NUTRITION PROGRAM (RESERVATION REQUIRED) 11:30 AM TO 12:15 PM 
 COMPUTER USE INSTRUCTION

SESSION 1- 10:30 AM TO 11:30 AM

SESSION 2-1:30 PM TO 2:30 PM 

AARP CHAPTER 1441, 4TH TUESDAY 1:15 PM
MAH JONGG  11:00 AM-3:30 PM 
BINGO 1st TUESDAY of Month 1:15 PM

TAPPERCISE CLASS (Sept-May)

Intermediate 5:30 PM
Beginners 7:00 PM

 

WEDNESDAY
YOGA AND RELAXATION CLASS 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
EXERCISE 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
LINE DANCE 10:45 AM to 11:45 AM
 NUTRITION PROGRAM (RESRVATION REQUIRED)  11:30TO 12:15 PM
"MULBERRY PLAYERS" DRAMA GROUP 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
"SENIOR EXPRESS" MH BAND 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
EVENING T.O.P.S. (WEIGHT LOSS GROUP)  5:00 PM - 6:30 PM 

 

THURSDAY
ART CLASS
(Bring supplies/Instructor available)
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
NUTRITION PROGRAM (RESERVATION REQUIRED)  11:30 AM TO 12:15 PM 

COMPUTER USE INSTRUCTION 

 

SESSION 1-10:30 AM TO 11:30 AM 

SESSION 2-1:30 PM TO 2:30 PM

MIDDLETOWN GOLDEN AGE SENIORS CLUB
(BINGO FOLLOWING THE BUSINESS MEETING)
~City of Middletown or Town of Wallkill Residents~
1:00 PM

 

FRIDAY
LINE DANCE INSTRUCTION 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
EXERCISE TO MUSIC 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
 EARLY T.O.P.S. (WEIGHT LOSS GROUP)  10:00 AM to11:30 AM 
NUTRITION PROGRAM (RESERVATION REQUIRED)  11:30 AM TO 12:15 PM 
 COMPUTER USE INSTRUCTION

SESSION 1- 10:30 AM TO 11:30 AM

SESSION 2- 1:30 PM TO 2:30 PM 

OSTEOPOROSIS EXERCISE
(BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE OSTEO CLASS)
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
"FITNESS FUN" AEROBICS EXCERCISE (BY IVY) 1:00 PM TO 2:00 PM (UPSTAIRS)
BRIDGE GROUP 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
MAH JONGG 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
FALUN DAFA-MEDITATION EXERCISE  3:30 PM to 4:30 PM 

 

SUNDAY SENIOR SHUTTLE BUS AVAILABLE SUNDAYS
7:30 AM to 12:30 PM
You MUST make a RESERVATION by FRIDAY noon for Sunday.

 

ADDITIONAL SERVICES AND PROGRAMS:

  • SENIOR DIDNING PROGRAM :MONDAY-FRIDAY 11:30-12:15-CALL TO RESERVE MEAL 24 HRS IN ADVANCE AT346-4073 
  • "AARP TCE" TAX ASSISTANCE: FEBRUARY 1 - APRIL 15TH
  • ORANGE COUNTY SENIOR GAMES: MONTH OF SEPTEMBER
  • "AARP" DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM: MARCH — DECEMBER
  • AQUACIZE GROUP (WATER AEROBICS) -TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS IN AUGUST 11:00 AM TO 12:00 PM
  • WALKING GROUP - TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS 8:30 AM-9:30 AM MARCH-OCTOBER FRANCHER DAVIDGE PARK AND NOVEMBER-FEBRUARY AT THE GALERIA BY MACY'S ENTRANCE

 

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