Age Friendly Albany County
Albany County
DEPARTMENT for AGING
162 Washington Avenue | Albany, NY 12210
Phone: (518) 447-7198 | Fax: (518) 447-7188

Calendar of Community Events & Resources of Interest to Seniors and Caregivers

Calendar of Community Events of Interest to Seniors and Caregivers

Capital District Resources

GENERAL

A wide array of events, classes and activities

ADVOCACY

CAREGIVERS

Caregiver Teleseminars during November / December 2017 from 7-8 p.m. 
Free informational phone sessions from the comfort of your own home.  
Call 518-694-3511 to pre-register (required):

  • Medicaid 101 - Thurs. 11/9, JulieAnn Calareso, Esq.
  • Caring for Caregivers - Thurs. 11/16, Mary Moller, MSW, CAS
  • Caring for Someone in the Home - Wed. 11/29, Lauren Harrington, Certified Aging in Place Specialist
  • Becoming a Caregiver - Tues. 12/5, Sara Riggins, MSW / Gretchen Moore Simmons, MA
  • Reducing Caregiver Stress - Thurs. 12/7, Mary Moller, MSW, CAS
  • How to Minimize Family Friction - 12/14, JulieAnn Calareso, Esq.

DRIVING

EDUCATION

FINANCIAL

FITNESS

  • CDPHP Senior Fit program Offered at the Ciccotti Center and Colonie Senior Service Center
  • MVP FREE fitness classes, but must call to pre-register
  • Albany City Exercise for Seniors
    St. Sophia's Greek Orthodox Church, Albany, NY 12208
    Monday & Wednesday: 11:00am-12:00pm
    An excellent opportunity for Seniors to maintain their independence by improving their physical well-being and learning health related tips. Cardiovascular capacity and muscular endurance are targeted. Please call (518) 434-5699 for more information.

TECHNOLOGY

  • Senior Technology Training Series
    Albany Guardian Society, 14 Corporate Woods Blvd. Suite 102, Albany, NY 12211
    (518) 434-2140
    Topics include: surfing the web; using a tablet; Microsoft Word; using a smartphone; and social media basics.  These classes are offered frequently, and tend to fill quickly. Call for more information or click here.

VOLUNTEER


Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy

Questions? Call us! (518) 447-7177