2019 National Village to Village Conference

09/18/2019 – 09/20/2019 @ All Day – Registration Details: Register online here and by clicking the “Click to Register” button. Visit the Conference page for full details and all registration rates.

Car Fit

09/18/2019 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm – Co-sponsored by the CP Senior Center and SNC, is a program designed to help mature drivers find their perfect fit behind the wheel. Instructor:  Donna Stressel from the Sunnyview Rehabilitation Center  

Senior Expo

09/19/2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – A services and products fair designed to offer seniors a wide range of information about local services, health care, senior-oriented organizations, and nutrition SNC will have a table at the Expo

Board of Directors Annual Meeting

09/20/2019 @ 12:15 pm – 3:00 pm – Please bring a dish to share and enjoy a pot luck lunch. There will be a short business meeting for the election of Board Members, and a report on the previous year. Then we will show a documentary video of the creation of the Sacandaga Reservoir. Invite a friend to join us. Please let Aging […]

The Village Movement in the Capital Region

10/15/2019 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm – Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Presenter:  Ken Harris, Executive Directory, Albany Guardian Society You may call the Albany Guardian Society to register at 518 434-2140 or please click the link below to register for this event. REGISTER

28th Annual Capital Region SENIOR EXPO

10/18/2019 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm – Albany Guardian Society is a proud sponsor of LifePath’s Capital Region SENIOR EXPO held at Crossgates Mall. Albany Guardian Society will be offering the following classes:     Gizmos & Gadgets                           Introduction to Technology 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.          […]

Antiques Appraisal Fair

11/02/2019 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm – An opportunity to get a valuation for the treasures in your attic and basement by George Heigel, a well-known local appraiser and estate sale manager, with a shop at 126 Milton Ave. in Ballston Spa. This local “Roadshow” event should be lots of fun! More details on scheduling appraisal times and modest appraisal fees (all […]

CRVC Meeting – December 11 @Albany Guardian Society

12/11/2019 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am – Albany Guardian Society and CRVC has rescheduled the meeting for Wednesday, December 11 and will be held at the Albany Guardian Society, 14 Corporate Woods Blvd., Suite 102, Albany, NY 12211 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.  If you plan on attending please call 518 434-2140 or email [email protected]  to […]

Bethlehem Neighbors Fund Raiser

12/18/2019 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Bethlehem Neighbors is having a fundraiser – and all you need to do is order your dinner to go or stay and dine at Panera’s in Glenmont on Wednesday December 18, from 4-8PM.  Show the attached flyer – either as a print out or on your phone, or if you are ordering online, enter “PRFUND” […]

Proposed 2020 CRVC meetings

02/04/2020 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am – 2020 Meeting Schedule  Carondelet Hospitality Center  9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Breakfast & Networking: 8:30 a.m.   Tuesday, February 4  Agenda for Meeting   Tuesday, April 7    

Love and the Adirondacks

02/14/2020 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Please join Shenendehowa Neighbors Connecting for a afternoon of fun and storytelling.  The event features three different storytellers who will entertain attendees with stories about the North Country. Light refreshments will follow. Click here for flyer on Love and the Adirondacks

Japanese Tea Gardens and Ceremonies

02/27/2020 @ 2:00 pm – Japanese Tea Gardens and Ceremonies: On Thursday, Feb. 27 at 2:00 pm, Bettina Mueller, author of A Tea Garden in Tivoli, will share her experience with a narrative accompanied by photos. In 2015, Mueller received the Gardenista Considered Design Award for Best Amateur-Designed Garden. Rhinebeck at Home members, residents of Arbor Ridge and other interested community members […]

Shenendehowa Neighbors Connecting – Outing to the Curtain Call Theatre

03/08/2020 @ 3:00 pm – Shenendehowa Neighbors Connecting has scheduled an outing to “Switzerland”, at the Curtain Call Theatre in Latham.  This theatre interest group is for members only, March 8th at 3:00 p.m. For more information on “Switzerland” at the Curtain Call Theatre

Bethlehem Neighbors Fund Raiser – Dine out

03/20/2020 @ 6:00 pm – On Friday March 20th join the Bethlehem Neighbors for a fund raiser at the Garden Bistro in Slingerlands –  Dine out to support the Bethlehem Neighbors.  Adequate reservations are for a 6 p.m. seating.  RSVP needed by 3/19 or call 518 689-1084 or email [email protected]   Please click below for flyer and more information.   […]

Thriving in-and-around Rhinebeck Community

04/18/2020 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm – Join the Rhinebeck Community for a presentation at the Rhinebeck High School ‘Extra Credit’ What all Rhinebeck-area adults should know! Registration is recommended: call 845-486-2555 or 845-379-1114. For more information please click here for the flyer

Buying and Selling on the Internet Using eBay, Craig’s List, and Amazon

05/07/2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Learn how to set up an account to buy and sell on the Internet, how to price and advertise an item to sell, how to negotiate and/or bid for an item you want to buy. You will be introduced to the most popular commerce sites on the Internet, the top ten items to sell on […]

Transportation Options for Seniors

05/11/2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Having reliable transportation can be a key to independence. Staff from the Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) will discuss the new “Senior Transportation Directory” created with Albany Guardian Society. Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) staff will review information on bus routes and schedules and explain how to use the CDTA system. CDTA’s STAR program manager […]

Balance and Falls: Strategies and Exercises to Prevent Falling

05/18/2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am – Learn how to maintain your balance and prevent falls with this interactive workshop. You will learn how your body’s systems maintain balance, how to assess your balance, and learn strategies and exercises that have been proven to improve balance to prevent falls. Presenter: Brett Sears, PT, Cert. MDT, owner, Capital Region Physical Therapy, PLLC Date: […]

Financial Empowerment for Older Adults

05/18/2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – AGS Website This workshop will discuss personal finances as they relate to aging. Participants will learn strategies to assess financial situations, understand the importance of goal setting. The discussion will include how to create healthy financial boundaries with friends and family. You will also learn no-cost/low-cost ways to conserve energy and lower home energy bills. […]

Arthritis: Shaped by Father Time, Transformed by Mother Nature

05/19/2020 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am – The majority of us will have either arthralgias – joint pains – and/or arthritis – joint swelling – in our lives. The two conditions may reflect whether you have a “mechanical” condition like osteoarthritis or an autoimmune condition like rheumatoid arthritis. In this interactive presentation, Dr. Ngo will not only walk you through the differences, […]

Aging-in-Place: Your Home for Your Lifetime

05/20/2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am – Aging-in-Place: Your Home for Your Lifetime Older adults often express a desire to age-in-place. What does this mean and how can we accomplish this? Learn about simple steps you can take that will make your home safe and comfortable and help you maintain your independence. Presenter: Lauren Harrington, Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist Date: Wednesday, May 20, […]

It’s an All New Library

05/20/2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – It’s an All New Library Did you know your local public library offers so much more than your favorite mystery novels these days? This session will give you an overview of free innovative digital services that are available at libraries today, including OverDrive for eBooks and digital audiobooks; Flipster for digital magazines; Ancestry for genealogy […]

Get Your Affairs in Order (So Your Kids Don’t Have To)

05/21/2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Get Your Affairs in Order (So Your Kids Don’t Have To) All of us should take time to organize our important paperwork, health directives, and home before a crisis occurs. Getting our ducks in a row provides a great amount of stress relief and prevents a ton of aggravation for those who will come after […]

May Phone Chats

05/22/2020 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Find out the buzz on local bee keeping! Come join our community of seniors for a phone in presentation and discussion hosted by some of the most interesting people in the capital district Join by dialing 518-992-6661 If you would rather receive a call contact Community Caregivers at 518-456-2898 or by email at [email protected]

Family History

05/29/2020 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – If you have ever wanted to research your family history, Priscilla Linville will give you some tips and ideas for how to get started. Call 518-992-6661 to be connected to the call.

CRVC June 2, 2020 Meeting

06/02/2020 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am – Due to the social distancing required by COVID-19 outbreak, CRVC will meet via Zoom.

Phone Chats

06/05/2020 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – June 5 – 1:00 p.m. – Join Patrick Stenshorn, Director of Interpretive Programs from the Albany Institute of History and Art will he explains the history and discusses significant pieces. Call 518-922-6661

Effectively Using Your iPhone – Apple (Beginner)

06/08/2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – This class is for those that are just starting to learn how to use an iPhone. You will learn how to make a phone call, send text messages, send emails, set reminders, manage your calendar, and even take pictures. Presenters: Eleonora Morrell and John Dowley, Training and Development Specialists, MicroKnowledge, Inc. Date: Monday, June 8, […]

Lunch Time Chats

06/09/2020 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – June 9 – 1:00 p.m. – Join Jodi Nash from Albany Pine Bush Preserve to learn more about this rare, nationally important and locally distinct National Natural Landmark. Call 518-922-6661

Facebook and Facetime

06/09/2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Facebook and Facetime offer two distinct ways to connect with family, and friends. Learn to navigate Facebook, a social media and networking service now boasting over 2.5 billion active users. Communicating with friends and family, posting pictures and reconnecting with past acquaintances are a few of the items covered in this class. Facetime is Apple’s […]

Seniors on The Move! Practical Tips to Help Seniors Stay Active, Build Muscle, and Maintain Flexibility and Balance

06/11/2020 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am – Today’s seniors are lively and vibrant and seek ways to keep moving. This presentation will highlight simple ways to be more active. A discussion on how to incorporate exercise in your daily routine and practical tips for staying active. Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared for a live demonstration of simple low impact exercises that […]

Senior Frauds and Scams

06/11/2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Senior Frauds and Scams A discussion on how to avoid scams, frauds, and identity theft that target seniors. Internet safety and security will also be covered. Presenters: John Van Voris, Senior Consumer Frauds Representative, New York State Attorney General’s Office Date: Thursday, June 11, 2020 Time: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Zoom Video Conference http://www.albanyguardiansociety.org/summer20catalog.html

Effectively Using Your iPad – Apple (Beginner)

06/15/2020 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm – The iPad is increasingly becoming a convenient tool for seniors to access movies, websites, take pictures, email, FaceTime, use social media, and more. This course will help first-time users become comfortable using their iPad. Learn about iPad terminology, various parts of the iPad, interacting with the iPad touch screen using gestures, and modifying settings. Explore […]

Aging-in-Place: Your Home for Your Lifetime

06/18/2020 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am – Older adults often express a desire to age-in-place. What does this mean and how can we accomplish this? Learn about simple steps you can take that will make your home safe and comfortable and help you maintain your independence. Presenter: Lauren Harrington, Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist Date: Thursday, June 18, 2020 Time: 9:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m. […]