Welcome to Senior Services of Albany
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.
For Seniors – After a lifetime of working, raising families, and contributing to the success of this nation in countless other ways, you deserve to retire with dignity, stay in the home you love, and remain as independent as possible. Find out more -
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.
(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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