Schenectady County Department of Senior and Long Term Care Services
NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
||Schenectady County Partners with Schenectady ARC and Schenectady Light Opera Company to create Tapping into the Arts NEW 5/2013|
Tapping into the Arts is an innovative arts education program with a special focus on Schenectady County’s active senior citizens, youth and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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Schenectady County Recognizes Older Residents Accomplishments NEW 5/2013
On Friday, May 17, 2013, Schenectady County held a special recognition event to celebrate the accomplishments of our older residents. Nominees were recognized for generously giving his or her time and energy to organizations or projects that have enhanced the lives of others.
Senior Citizen of the Year for 2013: Mr. Stanley Gordon
Senior Citizen with an Outstanding Contribution for 2013: Mr. Richard McMahan
Lifetime Achievement Award for 2013: Mrs. Mary DeGeorgia
Nominees included Ms. Claire Beckenstein, Mr. Coleman Ellen , Ms. Penny (Helena) Every, Ms. Lynn Lauzon-Russom, and Ms. Arden Rauch.
Special recognition was given to Mr. Robert Harrison and Mr. Richard Ratajak who were honored by New York State for their volunteer efforts.
Schenectady County Partners with Center for Excellence in Aging and Community Wellness to Present Managing Chronic Conditions Workshops NEW 12/21/12
Schenectady County has partnered with the Center for Excellence in Aging and Community Wellness to present “Living Healthy NY Community Workshops
,” six and eight week peer led programs that offers adults with chronic conditions and their caregivers the opportunity to manage symptoms, communicate more easily with physicians, spend less time in hospitals, and JUST FEEL BETTER!
The workshops will be given in Schenectady County. If you are interested in participating or would like more information, please register by calling 518-442-5529
or by email at LivingHealthyNY@albany.edu
DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
for a quick guide
of the department’s programs and services or click here
for a complete list
. We administer many programs and services that are available to help you. Some of our programs include home care services, home delivered meals, caregiver support, transportation services, legal assistance and home heating assistance. If you don’t see the information you need on our web site, please call our office at (518) 382-8481 and our staff will be more than happy to help you.Click here for the Schenectady County Service Directory that includes information on services and programs for senior citizens and individuals with developmental disabilities.
OTHER INTERNET RESOURCES
for links to other Senior and Disability Services Resources, Government Resources and Health Resources.