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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 23rd Annual Senior Expo hosted by Senior Services of Albany with support from CDPHP begins at 9 a.m. tomorrow morning in the Lord &Taylor wing of Crossgates Mall!

We hope to see Capital Region seniors and caregivers enjoying a day full of informative exhibits and events. There are a number of new things to enjoy this year including a raffle for hundreds of dollars in gift cards from our sponsors, a Meals of Wheels food tasting, and a chance to watch the firsts two episodes of Albany Guardian Society's WMHT series "AgeWise".

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Senior Services of Albany The Columbus Day Meals on Wheels Food Tasting was a big hit! There was a full house at the Westview Senior Center as our seniors enjoyed an array of tasty treats, including BBQ pulled pork, turkey tetrazzini, mac & cheese, and more!20.10.2014 at 01:22 pmLike
Senior Services of Albany A HUGE THANK YOU to Stephen Jones who donated his truck to our Meals on Wheels program! One of our vehicles died just last week so the timing couldn't have been better!16.10.2014 at 08:31 pmLike
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