A listing of classes, lectures, seminars and other events of interest to seniors and caregivers in Albany County.
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NABA and ACB (American Council for the Blind) are collaborating on raising awareness about living with vision loss via showings of the documentary film “Going Blind” followed by a panel discussion by members of ACB. Certificates of Attendance will be provided. Bring your own lunch; liquid refreshments provided by Albany Public Library Albany Public Library, 161 Washington Avenue, Albany. For more information call 427-4303
This Special Program for Caregivers is part of a series sponsored by Albany Guardian Society and will offer an uncomplicated look at Social Security and Medicare and will also provide a brief review of who is eligible for Medicaid and what it covers. Location:Albany Guardian Society, 14 Corporate Woods Blvd., Suite 102,Albany. There is no cost to attend these programs; however, registration is required.To register call Albany Guardian Society at 518-434-2140 and Press 1
1st Thursday of every month, 6:00-8:00pm
The Alzheimer's Café will be open on the first Thursday of each month, from 6:00-8:00pm in the Country Cafe at the Beltrone Living Center 6 Winners Circle, Colonie NY.
Light refreshments are served. Reservations are not necessary and there is no cost to attend After about 30 minutes there will be a welcome and announcement of the optional educational program (held in another room). Attendees can stay in the Café and socialize or attend the education program.
For more information call (518) 459-2857.
1st Monday of each month, 6:00–7:15pm Holy Trinity Parish Center Conference Room
1 St. Marie Lane, Cohoes
2nd Wednesday of each month, 6:00–7:15pm
Christ the King Church
20 Sumter Avenue, Guilderland
For more information about these two groups, or to sign-up, contact Catholic Charities at (518) 449-2001.
Tuesday or Wednesday at 7:00pm, beginning January (monthly meetings)
Albany County caregivers can participate in monthly meetings held by telephone conference call.
Participants learn strategies for coping with stress, problem-solving and taking care of themselves.
Contact The Caregiver Connection program at Senior Services of Albany, (518) 465-1398, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support, information, resources and socialization in a comfortable and supportive environment, hosted by Community Caregivers in partnership with Alzheimer's Association.
To take place at 2113 Western Ave. Suite 4, Guilderland.
Advanced registration is requested. Call (518) 456-2898.
Respite may be available.
You May Qualify for a Program that Will Reduce Your Medicare Costs!
If your monthly income is less than $1,239 ($1,660 for couples) you may qualify for a program that will help pay your Medicare premium, deductible and coinsurance costs.
To learn more about Medicare Savings Programs and to find out if you qualify, call Albany County NY Connects 447-7177 for more information.
1st Tuesday of every month.
Call (518) 238-4164 to RSVP.
1st and 3rd Thursday of every month.
Call (518) 238-4166 to RSVP