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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)346-4071
Senior Activites (845)346-4073  and Senior Transportation (845)346-4070
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:

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 4-5 p.m. every Thursday night .  A traditional Self-Cultivation Practice to improve Mind and Body.  Please contact Feng Choung at 845-381-8151

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

St. Joseph's Recreational Facility

Cottage Street
Middletown, New York 10940

Phone: 845-956-1428


 

foodSENIOR DINING PROGRAM

The Dining Program provides nutritious meals to eligible people 60 and over. Meals are offered Monday through Friday from 11:30 am to 12:15pm.  Please contact Angelica at 845-956-1428 at least 24 hours in advance to reserve meal.

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 Angelica at 845-956-1428.

 

Shows & Trips

SHOW DATE LOCATION PRICE

Casino

May 27, 2015

Mt Airy Lodge PA (Sold Out)

$30.00
Joseph June 18, 2015

Sight and Sound Theatre

Lancaster, PA

$105.00

The King and I June 24, 2015 The Lincoln Center NY NY $162.00 ticket and bus
Montreal&Quebec July 13-17, 2015

5 days/4 nights

(Diamond Tours)

SOLD OUT-Waiting List Available

$595.00  pp double

occupancy

$830.00 pp  single occupancy

Sold Out (Waiting List) 

Twist & Shout July 29, 2015

Hunterdon Hills Playhouse NJ

$82.00 (bus, show, lunch)

 

Backwards in High Heels

The Ginger Rogers Story

August 21, 2015

Westchester Broadway Elmsford NY

$78.00 (bus, lunch, show)

Maine

Sept 14-18, 2015

5 days/4 nights - Bar Harbor & Acadia Maine- White Star Tours

$700.00 pp double occupancy

$928.00 pp single occupancy

OKTOBERFEST

Oct 21, 2015

Woodloch Pines Resort

Buffet, Live German Band, Jackpot Bingo Games

$65.00 pp

Bus and Lunch

Show Boat

Nov 11, 2015

Westchester Broadway Elmsford NY

$78.00  (bus, lunch, show)

A Playhouse Christmas

Dec 4, 2015

Hunterdon Hills Playhouse NJ

 $87.00

Bus, Lunch, Show

 

Tim And Scrooge Dec 16, 2015

Westchester Broadway Theatre

Elmsford, NY

$80.00

Bus, Lunch, Show

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 9:00am-1:00p.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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