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

Faith Communities: Keeping Seniors Connected and Engaged

July 22nd, 2015 Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Carondelet Hospitality Center 385 Watervliet-Shaker Rd, Latham, NY.

This is an excellent opportunity to get out and meet people who share the same faith community as you or to get information on joining a faith community.  All religious preferences are welcomed. Registration required. Call the Albany Guardian Society at (518) 434-2140.  

2015 Altamont Fair Senior Day

August 12th Thursday, 10 am -4:30 pm at the Altamont Fairgrounds, 129 Grand St. Altamont, NY.

Senior admission is free for the day. The fair will include circus acts, a science fair, farmers market, music from the 30’s, 40’s 50’s and 60’s in the Grove and vendors with information, programs and services of interest to seniors. A limited number of golf carts will be available to move seniors around to the grounds to the different entertainment. For more information visit http://altamontfair.com

2015 New York Wills: Myths and Facts

August 12, 2015 Thursday, 12:30-2:00 pm at the Cohoes Senior Center, 10 Cayuga Plaza, Cohoes NY

There is no charge for this presentation by the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern NY which will help you find out what happens if you pass away with no will; the truth about “death taxes” and how to file a small estate proceeding. Attendees will have an opportunity at the end of the session to sign up for a consultation with an attorney at no charge.

Car Fit Clinic

September 17 2015, 10:00 am -1:00 pm at the Beltrone Living Center 6 Winners Circle, Colonie. (North Parking Lot)

The clinic is presented by the Driver Fitness Center and will include a 20 minute evaluation to ensure your proper fit in your vehicle based on a 12-point Checklist including safety belt, steering wheel tilt, etc. Registration is required by calling 459-2857 ext 303.

Changing the Way You Age! Health Fair

September 24, 2015 Saturday, 10:00am-1:00 pm at the Beltrone Living Center 6 Winners Circle, Colonie.

Experts will be on hand to help us learn to age healthier. The fair will include fitness assessments, balance assessments, food tastings, blood pressure screenings, flu shots* and demonstrations and more. *Call 459-2857 ext 313 to RSVP for flu shot. The event is free and open to the public. For more information call 459-2857.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 4th Annual health and Wellness Expo

September 26, 2015 Saturday, 10:00am-2:00 pm at the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 106 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208

The fair will include health screenings, flu shots, healthy food samples and educational sessions on health insurance and nutrition. The health screenings and assessments will screen for: asthma, depression and anxiety, diabetes, blood pressure, hearing and speech, HIV, kidney and breast cancer. There is no cost to attend. For more info call: 694-7393 or visit http://www.acphs.edu/about/community-programs/health-wellness-expo  

The Magic of Mathis

October 22, 2015 Thursday, 1:30 pm. -2:45 p.m.at the Sidney Albert Albany Jewish Community Center Auditorium, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany, NY 12208

Frank Dain a NYC baritone interprets the songs made famous by Johnny Mathis in this afternoon concert. Mr. Dain will be accompanied by pianist Kathleen Landis. The concert will be followed by light refreshments. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. For more information contact Claire Sigal at 438-6651 ext 112.

The 24th Annual Capital Region Senior Expo

October 23, 2015 Friday, 9 a.m. -2 p.m.at the Crossgates Mall, 1 Crossgates Mall Rd, Albany, NY 12203

The Senior Expo is a day-long exposition that caters to seniors who are age 60+ and their families. Information and assistance can be found regarding a wide range of topics including senior programs and services, health and long term care insurance, housing, trips, recreation, finances, home repairs and much more.

Questions? Call us! (518) 447-7177