Albany County
DEPARTMENT for AGING
Harold L. Joyce Albany County Office Building
162 Washington Avenue | Albany, NY 12210
Phone: (518) 447-7177 | Fax: (518) 447-7188
George Brown, Commissioner

Calendar of Community Events of Interest to Seniors and Caregivers

Calendar of Community Events of Interest to Seniors and Caregivers

Alzheimer’s Association of NENY’s

19th Annual Caregiver Conference

Wednesday, April 8, 8 am to 3:15 pm , at Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Road

The Caregiver Conference, in its 19th year, is a unique opportunity for family care partners and healthcare professionals to hear from industry leaders, attend educational workshops, learn about local resources, visit with vendors, and network with hundreds of others sharing the same experiences. Registration $40. Scholarships are available for family caregivers. To register and for more information contact Tonya at 518-867-4999, ext.

 

The Chinese Community Center and Chinese American Medical Society’s

2015 Chinese Community Center Health Fair

Sunday. April 12th 2015, 11am to 3:30 pm at Shaker Junior High School, 475 Watervliet-Shaker Rd. Latham NY 12110

The health fair will offer free blood pressure and glaucoma checks. Doctor, nurses and other health professionals will be in attendance. Also learn about community resources.

 

Capital Region Caregiver Coalition’s

8th Annual Tools for Caregivers Day

Saturday, April 18, 2015, 8 am-12 noon at Grace Fellowship Church Latham, 20 Delatour Rd. Watervliet

The free educational event is devoted to assisting caregivers. The event includes: workshops, resource tables and free drawings and giveaways. Register by calling 269-3976. For a copy of the event schedule go to http://www.capitalregioncaregiver.com/

 

Alzheimer’s Association of NENY’s

Dementia and Pastoral Care

Thursday, April 23, 2015, 12pm – 1pm at The Church of the Holy Trinity 1 St. Marie Lane Cohoes, New York 12047

This interactive workshop will introduce participants to the basics of Alzheimer's disease and related forms of dementia, offer practical tips to facilitate communication with an individual with dementia, and provide tips for pastoral visits. Participants are encouraged to bring questions from their own pastoral experience that can be shared and addressed at the workshop. Appropriate audience – Clergy, Caregivers, friends or family of individuals with dementia, or anyone interested in learning more about this topic. To register contract: Tonya Garmley at 867-4999, ext. 200 or tgarmley@alz.org

 

The Sidney Albert Jewish Community Center’s

Health & Services Fair for Adults and Senior Adults

Sunday, April 22, 11AM – 4PM  at The SAJCC, 340 Whitehall Road in Albany

This annual fair will feature free health screenings, demonstrations, information booths, refreshments, door prizes, therapeutic message and more.. For more information contact Claire Sigal at (518) 438-6651 x112.

The Albany County Department of Mental Health’s


2015 Health and Wellness Fair

May 27th Wednesday, 10:30am -1 pm at the Department of Mental Health, 175 Green Street (in basement)

In celebration of Mental Health month, one of the goals of the event is to focus on the Eight Dimensions of Wellness and the importance each serves in our lives. (Intellectual, Financial, Social, Occupational, Emotional. Physical, Spiritual and Environmental.)  Wellness connects all aspects of health. Through the department’s Wellness Initiative the goal is motivating individuals, organizations, and communities to take action and work toward improved quality of life. The fair will also provide information about other Albany County Departments and their services.

 

 




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