Financial Services Expo
Friday, Feb. 26, 9 to 11 a.m.
Meet the experts that will help you navigate the financial waters that you face every day:
• Identity Theft and Scams — presented by Saratoga Community FCU
• Social Security: Maximize your Benefits — presented by Wells Fargo Advisors
• Living Wills and Health Care Proxies — presented by Herzog Law Firm
• Plan Ahead for Unexpected Costs — presented by Tunison Funeral Home
• Long Term Care Insurance — presented by New York Long Term Care Brokers
Each agency will give a short presentation. There will be time for one-on-one meetings after the presentation to ask questions, pick up materials and make future appointments. Free and open to the public.
Memory Cafe ‘Kick-off’
Thursday, Feb. 11, 10:30 a.m. to noon
The Senior Center is very excited to announce the launch of our “Memory Cafe!” The challenges of living with memory loss can sever social connection at a time when it is needed most. Memory Café gatherings are one way people with memory loss and their care companions can come together to make new friends and support each other.
On the second and fourth Thursday of the month, there will be a social hour — a relaxed, informal atmosphere for everyone to mix and mingle. Grab a cup of coffee and make new friends who understand.
Free. Open to the public. Light refreshments served. For more information, call 584-1621.
March 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
“A fine arts program for people with dementia.”
Would you like to become a Senior Center volunteer and help someone with Alzheimers or dementia express emotions and reconnect with loved ones through art?
The Memories in the Making® program by the Alzheimer’s Association helps improve quality of life and can bridge the gap between patients, their loved ones and caregivers.
Join us on March 11 for training. Free. Open to the public. Sign up required. Must be 17 or older. For more information, call 584-1621.
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Have an hour to volunteer? Need some assistance yourself? The Community Connections Program trains volunteers to provide assistance to seniors in Saratoga County.
Our mission is to help seniors age in place and maintain an independent lifestyle by providing assistance with:
• Home visits
• Respite assistance
• Household chores
• Shopping and errands
• Telephone check-ins
If you are interested in volunteering or you or someone you know in Saratoga County is in need of assistance, please let us know. Contact us by phone at 584-1621 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.