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Upcoming Events

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Note: As seating is limited for most events, be sure to mark your calendarwhen you sign up for an event.  If you  need to cancel, please call the Center and let us know.  This allows us to contact those persons who may be on the wait list.

EASE

Thursdays, March 7th - April 25th, 1-3 pm

Early Alzheimer's Support and Education

An 8 week interactive learning program for people with early-stage memory loss and their care partners. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia as well as current research and treatment plans.

Other topics covered during the 8 week include legal and financial prpearation, communication and compensatory strategies, home safety and community resources.  A support group is also offered at the end of each session.  Appropriate Audience - Persons with Early-Stage Alzheimer's and their care partners.  ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST BE SCREENED BEFORE ATTENDING.  For more details or to be screeded for EASE program, please call 518-675-7214.  Presented by Alzheimer's Association of NYS DOH grant. Northeastern, NY

Bingo

Tuesday, March 12 at 2 pm

The Eddy will sponsor and afternoon of Bingo. Play is limited to 60 people so be sure to mark your calendar when you sign up.  Light refreshments will be served. We thank the Eddy for this afternoon of fun.

 

Parkinson's Support Group

Third Thursday of month at 1:30

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Parkinson's, please join us at our monthly meeting.  Open to nonmembers.

March 12 - Kathleen Toombs will talk about normal wills, trusts, estates, nursing homes and Medicaid.  This will be more geared towards people with major life lasting diseases.

April 18 - A Glenville Funeral home representative will speak about pre planning funerals and the benefits of doing so.

These presentations are open to anyone, not just those with PD.

Hospital Patient Rights

Thursday, March 28 at 1:30 pm

Understanding Policies for Admissions, Discharged, and Observation Status and How to Protect Your Rights

Hospital stays are one of the most trying times that patients and families may face.  This session will provide tips on how to compare and select providers, how to prepare to go to the hospital for an invasive procedure, the admission and discharge processes, communication with hospital staff, what to do if problems arise, and how to complain about the quality of care.  Information on how to prevent or report health care fraud will also be provided.  Please sign up at the front desk in advance.

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Saturday, April 6, 4-8 pm

Attention Guys and Dolls. Dig out those leather jackets, poodle skirts, white dinner jackets, and other 50's attire to wear to Rock 'n Roll Murder.  This is dinner theater 50's style. We will be serving meatloaf, mashed potatoes, and a vegetable prepared by the Turf Tavern.  Member price is $35 per person. Non-members cost is $40 per person. Members only reservations until March 15. Reservations closed on March 29.  There is a limit of 70 people for this event so be sure to sign up soon.

Vital Records

Monday, April 29 at 1:30 pm

Don't be surprised or underprepared!

 Attend this seminar given by Jim Rulison.  He will present various ways to identify and access your vital written and electronic information and records.  We will discuss records already created or that need to be created to be easily accessed in an emergency.  Participants will receive handouts to assist them in delineating the information discussed.

Volunteer Luncheon

Thursday, May 2 at 1:30 pm

We will honor our volunteers who have 12 hours or more of volunteer time with a Pizza Party. Please sign up by April 30th.

Advance Directives Presentation

Thursday, May 9th at 1:30 pm

Jamie Gallup is a Provider Relations Specialist for the Eddy Community Services.  This presentation will go in depth about the importance of creating advance directives.  By the end of the session participants will be able to define the term "advance directives," list and describe four types of advance directives, be able to explain why it is important to have advance directives and create a "To Do" list for themselves regarding advance directives.  Please sign up in advance.

Driver Safety Course

 Monday/Tuesday, May 20 and 21, 2-5 pm

This program may reduce your auto insurance.  Class consists of two 3-hour sessions held on two consecutive days.  Senior Center membership is not required. Cost: Center members $25.50 & non-members and non-members $32.  Please make checks payable to Armand Canestraro.  Checks are not cashed until the class is held.  Participants must register in person at the Front Desk. No phone reservations are accepted.

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