Always There offers a steady hand for the frail at home

A commitment to quality home health care has helped Always There assist more than 2,300 Ulster County residents a year.

The non-profit organization, founded in 1970, reports that its personal care aides provided over 124,000 hours to clients in their homes, and nurses and therapists made over 41,000 visits.

The Always There adult day programs allow respite for the caregivers while providing quality opportunities for the frail elderly to socialize with activities and exercise that provide mental stimulation and promote physical well-being.

Always There currently has two adult day programs: in Kingston (at 918 Ulster Avenue) and in Ellenville (at 221 Canal Street).

Always There’s family home health services are certified by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Its family home care is licensed by the state Department of Health, and its adult day programs are approved by the Office for Aging.

Always There is hosting a Classic Motorcycle and Car Show fundraiser at the Kingston location on Sat., Aug. 4. Register your vehicle prior to show for $8; day of show, it’s $10. The show runs from 10am to 3pm; entrance fee is a suggested donation of $5; children and seniors are free.

For a complete listing of services and programs, visit call 845-339-6683, or email

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