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Hands on Huntington NNORC

Hands on Huntington is a Neighborhood Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NNORC) that helps people aged 60 and over age in place. NNORC staff coordinates services and community resources that help seniors maintain their quality of life and independence in their home.  Hands on Huntington is funded through the New York State Office of Aging and supported by the Town of Huntington, The Suffolk Y JCC and community partners.  This program is geographically selective to serve the community of Greenlawn, East Northport and Huntington.  Hands On Huntington (NNORC) Staff consists of: Director, Stephanie Laureano LMSW; and Registered Nurse, Bunny Karalitzky, RN. 

Some examples of how the social worker can help:

  • Provides information regarding entitlement eligibility.
  • Assists with entitlement, property tax reduction and bus applications.
  • Provides information about health and prescription insurance options.
  • Provides resources and referrals for needed services.
  • Assists with Health Care Proxies.
  • Provides information about community, county and state services.

Some examples of how the nurse can help:

  • Provides information, education about your medical issues, new diagnosis and medications you are taking.
  • Monitors health issues including Blood Pressure Monitoring.
  • Provides resources and referrals for needed services.
  • Sets up a visiting MD to care for your medical needs.
  • Advocates for you to improve patient – doctor communication.
  • Our nurse is eligible to complete and submit a Hart bus application.

Some examples of how you can get involved in Hands on Huntington NNORC:

  • Join the Advisory Board and attend monthly meeting.
  • Join the Newsletter Committee.
  • Join the Fundraising Committee.
  • Attend NNORC education (Health Chat) and social recreation programs.

If you are interested in learning more about our program or what to know if your neighborhood is within the catchment area please call and speak  to any of our staff.

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Stephanie Laureano, LMSW
NNORC Director 
Hands on Huntington
423 Park Avenue, Room 208
Huntington, NY 11743
Phone: (631) 351-6610
Fax: (631) 351-3221
slaureano@syjcc.org
  • Provide information regarding entitlement eligibility 
  • Assist with entitlement, property tax reduction and transportation applications
  • Provide information about health and prescription insurance options
  • Provide resources and referrals for needed services
  • Assist with Health Care Proxies
  • Provide information about community, County and State services