Albany County
DEPARTMENT for AGING
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

 

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, http://seniorservicesofalbany.com/news-and-events/senior-expo/

Services of Albany and CDPHP Medicare Choice present this day-long exposition is the largest and most widely recognized trade show for older adults in the Capital Region; featuring exhibitors who cater to the 60+ population and their families from life, health and long term care insurance, housing, home health services, home repairs and modifications, city and governmental services, trips and recreation, finances, volunteerism, and much more.  Health screenings, health-related activities, and entertainment will highlight the event. The event will also include a raffle and Senior Idol. To enter the talent contest contact  (518) 465-3322 ext. 33.

Senior Citizens' Law Day

October 24. 2105, Saturday, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.at Albany Law School, 80 New Scotland Ave. Albany

This 21st Annual Senior Citizens’ Law Day will feature workshops throughout the day on relevant issues concerning seniors. Seniors will also have an opportunity to register for a free one-on-one counseling sessions with representative from the Elder Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. Vendors will also be on available. All attendees will receive a free resource guidebook. For more information contact: Pat Barnett-Mulligan, Pro Bono Coordinator, E-Mail: pbarn@albanylaw.edu

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