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

National Diabetes Prevention Program 
Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 | 2:00pm.
Capital Region Diabetes and Endocrine Care
63 Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12204

The National Diabetes Prevention Program is a free evidence-based lifestyle change program with weekly and monthly support groups designed for people diagnosed with pre-diabetes or who are at risk of developing diabetes.  For more information:  (518) 447-3503 or marcya.pickert@sphp.com

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program 
Thursday, September 15, 2016 | 10:00am
Center for Disability Services, Community Room
646 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12202 

A free 6-session evidence-based workshop designed for those dealing with a chronic or limiting health condition. Participants learn self-management techniques and skills needed in the day to day management of any type of ongoing health condition. The program has also been proven to be effective for caregivers. All facilities are accessible to people with disabilities. This location has a parking lot and off street parking. For more information: (518) 274-0701 or tmcquiston@ilchv.org

3rd Annual Albany County Summit on Aging
Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 | 9:00am - 1:00pm
St. Sophia's Greek Orthodox Church, Community Room
440 Whitehall Road, Albany, NY  12208

Come learn about services and resources designed for seniors in our community, supporting the goal of remaining independently in the home for as long as possible.  A variety of guest speakers and vendors will be on hand, and refreshments will be served.  


Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy

Questions? Call us! (518) 447-7177