Free Senior Event Addresses Fire Safety   

Monticello, NY - Fire safety and its impact on older adults will be addressed at the annual Senior Safety Day on Wednesday, October 18.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC)’s Caregiver Resource Center offers this free event at the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center on 10 Jefferson Street in Monticello. Registration, a continental breakfast, and a health fair begin at 8:30 am. The Office for the Aging (OFA)’s Annual Public Hearing begins at 9:00 am, followed by scheduled programming by guest speakers at 10:30 am. Lunch and door prize drawings will conclude the event at 12:00 pm.

Senior Safety Day Schedule:
8:30 am | Continental Breakfast & Health Fair Start
9 am | Office for the Aging Public Hearing
10:30 am | Guest Speakers:
- John Hauschild, SC Fire Coordinator 53-1 "Home Fire Safety for Older Adults"
- Kelly Soller, OFA Aging Services Specialist/HIICAP “Medicare 101”
12:00 pm | Lunch and Door Prize Drawings

There is no cost to attend this event. Registration is encouraged by calling 845-292-6180, emailing, or visiting Walk-ins are welcome. Questions about Senior Safety Day can be directed to Bonnie Lewis, CCESC dependent care educator, at

The Caregiver Resource Center is a co-partnered program between Cornell Cooperative Extension and Office for the Aging of Sullivan County and is supported by a grant from the NYS Office for the Aging’s Caregiver Program.