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

3rd Annual Heath & Wellness Expo, Saturday, September 27, 2014, 10am - 2 pm.  Presented by the Albany College of pharmacy and Health Sciences. This is a full service health fair with an incredible line-up of free and discounted health services and events. You also can safely dispose of your unused or expired medications in their Medication Take Back. Flu shots will also be available for $10. Event will take place at the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 106 New Scotland Ave., Albany, NY.  For more information, please contact Patty Tompkins at 518 -694-7123. 

 Live Life Local, Sunday, September 28th, 2014, 11am – 4pm. Opportunity to taste and purchase products from vendors who represent the diversity that Albany County has to offer in the areas of food and the arts. The event will be taking place at the Times Union Center, 51 S. Pearl St, Albany. For more information please email Livelifelocal@albanycounty.com

 Low Vision Technology Fair, Wednesday, October 15th, 2014, 10am -5pm. Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany ( NABA ) will be hosting guest speakers  Dr. Thomas Federci and Dr. Hao Wang.  The guest speakers will be presenting the latest in eye disease research and treatments. Viewings of the latest technologies for reading, computers, and adaptive vision aids will be available. Adaptive living experts on living successfully with low vision, vision rehabilitation therapy and more! Event will take place at St. Sophia’s Greek Orthodox Church, 440 Whitehall Rd, Albany NY.  For more information contact Cheryl Lawyer at 518-463-1211, ext.234 or via email clawyer@naba-vision.org 

NY Wills: Myths and Facts, Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 2pm – 3:30pm. The Legal Aid Society presents: Learn about the law of wills and what happens if you pass away without a will, the truth about death and taxes, and what it costs and how to file a small estate proceeding. Attorneys will be available for consultation at no cost. RSVP 518-694-0596, the Arbor Hill Public Library 148 Henry Johnson Blvd., Albany.

Veterans Job Fair , Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 10am -3pm. Open to active duty service members, reservists, National Guard, veterans of all eras and their spouses. Job candidates are encouraged to dress for success and bring your resume, VA/military ID and/or your DD214. Event will take place at the Albany Stratton VA campus, 67 Veterans Way, Albany NY at the  New Scotland Ave entrance.  Parking is available across the street from the AMC garage. For more information contact: maureen.corbett@va.gov

23rd Annual Senior Expo, Friday, October 24, 2014, 9am - 2 pm. Information will be available for seniors about services, programs ,housing and much more ! . Event will take place at the lower level of the Crossgates Mall in Guilderland, NY. For more information please call 518-465-3322 or email Teresa Riley Horn at thorn@seniorservicesofalbany.com

Senior Citizens’ Law Day, Saturday, October 25th 2014 9am-4 pm. Albany Law School professors attorneys and other experts will conduct workshops covering health care decisions, protecting against scam, estate planning, Medicare and Medicaid, Charitable giving. Register on day of the event for a free one-on-one session with Elder Law Attorney. A free resource guide book will be distributed. Event will take place at Albany Law School, 80 New Scotland Ave. Albany NY. Call 518-445-2304 to find our more or visit www.albanylaw.eu/seniorlawday

 






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