Senior Resources

Seniors Resources

Check out our Assistive Technology page

For those who have vision or hearing impairments.


 

Home Outreach Service

Don’t let a temporary or permanent illness and/or a physical disability stop you from experiencing the wonders of the Library. Let the Library come to you! If you are home bound, sign up for our Home Outreach Service.

How does it work?

Simply fill out our Home Outreach Application (PDF), if possible, drop it off to the Library, otherwise, just call and ask to speak with a Reference Librarian to discuss the arrangements. Volunteers and/or Library staff will deliver your Library items to you free of charge!

Talking Books

The Library offers talking books through Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library (talkingbooks.nypl.org) to any cardholder that is unable to read regular print due to temporary or permanent conditions, including legal blindness, visual impairment or low vision, physical disability, reading disability as diagnosed by a medical doctor. Visit the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library for eligibility information and to view the catalog of available materials. Please fill out the Application (PDF) and mail it in to the Andrew Heiskell Library directly to obtain these services. For more information, please call 1-855-697-6975.

 

 

 

Music & Memory

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Music & Memory is a personalized music therapy program for people with Alzheimer’s, Dementia and other related neurological disorders. PJFL has a limited number of kits to loan out to caregivers (MUST have a valid PJFL card) of homebound people with these disorders. For more information on this worldwide program, visit musicandmemory.org. Contact the Reference Department for more information on what the Library can do for you and your loved one.

 

If you would like to sign up, please fill out this Playlist Questionnaire (PDF) and return it to the Reference Department.

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Suffolk County Office of the Aging

The Suffolk County Office for the Aging is the designated Area Agency on Aging under the Older Americans Act. For over 40 years, Suffolk County Office for the Aging has administered federal, state and county programs for persons 60 years of age and older.

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General Inquiries

Phone #: 631-853-8200