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Senior Services of Albany thanks CDPHP for supporting senior programs and services.

 

As pioneers in the field of aging in the Capital Region since 1952, Senior Services of Albany has a proven history of responding to the needs of seniors and caregivers.  Our services have been designed with the experience, understanding and appreciation of your needs.

 

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For Caregivers – According to Jim Rohn, “One person caring about and for another represents life’s greatest value.” But boy can it be hard!  We understand that you want to do the very best each day and we are here to help. Find out more -

New Adult Day Program – Helderberg Haven set to open September, 2014

Senior Services of Albany is pleased to announce the opening of their new Adult Day Program, “Helderberg Haven” which is set to open in September 2014.  In anticipation of being able to serve seniors in Berne, Senior Services is in need of several items to make this site a success.  In addition Senior Services of Albany has received approval to paint and decorate their current Day Program the Newgate Adult Day Program located on New Scotland Avenue in Albany. For many caregivers these day programs give them peace of mind knowing their loved ones are socializing and safe while they are at work or just knowing they are not sitting home alone and isolated.

Want to help provide items that will make these locations a more “home like” atmosphere?  Listed below are items that both locations need to provide the most comfortable setting possible for our seniors.

Wish List

(only items in good or excellent condition can be accepted)

Furniture: a couch, one or two lounge chairs, end tables, floor lamps, a computer desk, a
large filing cabinet that locks, comfortable kitchen or dining room chairs (with cushions and arm rest), and a Popcorn maker/machine.

Decor Items: curtains, two large wall clocks, silk or dried flower arrangements, small knick knacks, afghan, throw pillows, fish tank, white board and bulletin boards, and pictures and posters.

Items for Activities: puzzles, games, cards, dominoes (please none with missing pieces or parts), arts and crafts materials of all kinds, and old jewelry (to be used for prizes).

Media and Technology: a DVD player, a bookshelf, large print books and magazines, coffee table books (large books with lots of pictures [National Parks, Countries, National Monuments, etc.]), music (from the 30’s, 40’s, 50’s and 60’s), and a printer/copier/fax machine.

Misc.:paint and paint brushes, rollers, and other painting equipment.

We thank you for any donation you can make to our Adult Day Programs.

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Senior Services of Albany The media coverage on the Wienermobile continues! Check out the Channel 10 5:30PM news tonight to see an interview with our Executive Director and the Wienermobile Hot Doggers!

The Times Union also covered the Wienermobile deliveries yesterday: http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Wienermobile-helping-out-Meals-on-Wheels-5855124.php
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Senior Services of Albany Alexandra & Matt, two Oscar Mayer Hot Doggers getting ready for their busy morning delivering our Meals on Wheels. Thanks so much Hot Doggers, you're the best!29.10.2014 at 08:58 pmLike
Senior Services of Albany It's been a busy week for SSA! Below is a short video of the Opera Saratoga performance at our Westview Senior Center earlier this morning. The performers were amazing and the seniors loved it!29.10.2014 at 03:48 pmLike
Senior Services of Albany The Oscar Mayer Weinermobile will be delivering our Meals on Wheels today and through the rest of the week! Tomorrow TWC News Channel 9 will be interviewing some SSA staff and the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile drivers in the Meals on Wheels kitchen! Make sure to tune!28.10.2014 at 07:24 pmLike
Senior Services of Albany Senior Services of Albany likes Senior Services of Albany's album 23rd Annual Capital Region Senior Expo.28.10.2014 at 03:16 pmLike