Jan
3
Jan 26

A Matter of Balance (fall prevention)

  • Eastside YMCA

A Matter of Balance is an eight-week workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling. This workshop is held Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30 - 2:30 pm. Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link or call Sara Otis at 585-287-6439 with questions. 

Jan
9
Mar 6

Tai Chi for Arthritis

  • Lifespan

A falls prevention program to assist older adults to reduce their pain, stiffness, decreased range of motion, balance concerns associated with arthritis, and to promote fun, social means of increasing strength, flexibility and coordination. Focus on weight transference, imagining resistance, slow-non-stop movement, upright posture, loosening the joints, and focusing on movement (being in the present, concentrating on breathing from diaphragm to promote calm and peace.) Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link or email sotis@lifespanrochester.org for more info. 

16 sessions, 2x/week, 1 hour each. 

Jan
9
Mar 6

Tai Chi for Arthritis

  • Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse

A falls prevention program to assist older adults to reduce their pain, stiffness, decreased range of motion, balance concerns associated with arthritis, and to promote fun, social means of increasing strength, flexibility and coordination. Focus on weight transference, imagining resistance, slow-non-stop movement, upright posture, loosening the joints, and focusing on movement (being in the present, concentrating on breathing from diaphragm to promote calm and peace.) Registration is required. Use our registration link or email sotis@lifespanrochester.org

16 sessions, 2x/week, 1 hour each. 

Jan
10
Feb 28

A Matter of Balance

  • Chapel Oaks

A Matter of Balance is an eight-week workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling. This workshop is held Tuesdays, 10 am - noon. Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link or call Sara Otis at 585-287-6439 with questions. 

Jan
10
12:30 pm12:30

A Matter of Balance

  • Westside YMCA

A Matter of Balance is an eight-week workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling. This workshop is held Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30 - 2:30 pm. Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link or call Sara Otis at 585-287-6439 with questions. You do not need to be a YMCA member to attend. 

Jan
17
Feb 9

A Matter of Balance (fall prevention)

  • Lifespan

A Matter of Balance is an eight-week workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling. This workshop is held Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1 - 3 pm. Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link or call Sara Otis at 585-287-6439 with questions. 

Jan
18
1:00 pm13:00

A Matter of Balance (fall prevention)

  • The Villages at Unity

A Matter of Balance is an eight-week workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling. This workshop is held Wednesdays & Fridays, 1 - 3 pm. Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link or call Sara Otis at 585-287-6439 with questions. 

Jan
19
Feb 23

Living Healthy

  • Chili Senior Center

This is a 6-week, peer-led health education program that complements your healthcare. The purpose of the workshop is to enhance skills and your ability to manage your health and maintain an active and fulfilling lifestyle. You will learn how to better manage your diabetes. For more information contact Sara Otis at 585- 287-6439 or email sotis@lifespanrochester.org   Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link to register online. 

Jan
23
Mar 16

A Matter of Balance (fall prevention)

  • Irondequoit Senior Center

A Matter of Balance is an eight-week workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling. This workshop is held Mondays, 9 - 11 am. Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link or call Sara Otis at 585-287-6439 with questions. 

Jan
23
Mar 14

A Matter of Balance (fall prevention)

  • Brighton Senior Center

A Matter of Balance is an eight-week workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling. This workshop is held Mondays, 11:45 - 1:45 pm. Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link or call Sara Otis at 585-287-6439 with questions. 

Feb
1
Feb 24

A Matter of Balance (fall prevention)

  • Maplewood YMCA

A Matter of Balance is an eight-week workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling. This workshop is held Wednesdays & Fridays, noon - 2 pm. Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link or call Sara Otis at 585-287-6439 with questions. You do not need to be a YMCA member to attend. 

Feb
6
Mar 13

Living Healthy

  • Eastside YMCA

This is a 6-week, peer-led health education program that complements your healthcare. The purpose of the workshop is to enhance skills and your ability to manage your health and maintain an active and fulfilling lifestyle. You will learn how to better manage your diabetes. For more information contact Sara Otis at 585- 287-6439 or email sotis@lifespanrochester.org   Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link to register online.  You do not need to be a YMCA member to attend. 

Feb
7
Mar 14

Living Healthy with Diabetes

  • Westside YMCA

This is a 6-week, peer-led health education program that complements your healthcare. The purpose of the workshop is to enhance skills and your ability to manage your health and maintain an active and fulfilling lifestyle. You will learn how to better manage your diabetes. For more information contact Sara Otis at 585- 287-6439 or email sotis@lifespanrochester.org   Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link to register online. 

Mar
7
May 2

A Matter of Balance (fall prevention)

  • Greece Senior Center

A Matter of Balance is an eight-week workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling. This workshop is held Tuesdays, 12 - 2 pm. Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link or call Sara Otis at 585-287-6439 with questions. 

Mar
21
Apr 25

Living Healthy with Diabetes

  • Maplewood YMCA

This is a 6-week, peer-led health education program that complements your healthcare. The purpose of the workshop is to enhance skills and your ability to manage your health and maintain an active and fulfilling lifestyle. You will learn how to better manage your diabetes. For more information contact Sara Otis at 585- 287-6439 or email sotis@lifespanrochester.org   Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link to register online. 

Mar
31
May 26

A Matter of Balance (fall prevention)

  • Webster Senior Center

A Matter of Balance is an eight-week workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling. This workshop is held Fridays, 10 - noon. Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link or call Sara Otis at 585-287-6439 with questions. 

Apr
3
May 8

Living Healthy

  • Brighton Senior Center

This is a 6-week, peer-led health education program that complements your healthcare. The purpose of the workshop is to enhance skills and your ability to manage your health and maintain an active and fulfilling lifestyle. You will learn how to better manage your diabetes. For more information contact Sara Otis at 585- 287-6439 or email sotis@lifespanrochester.org   Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link to register online. 

Apr
10
Jun 5

A Matter of Balance (fall prevention)

  • Irondequoit Senior Center

A Matter of Balance is an eight-week workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling. This workshop is held Mondays, 9 - 11 am. Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link or call Sara Otis at 585-287-6439 with questions. 

Apr
18
May 23

Living Healthy with Diabetes

  • Irondequoit Senior Center

This is a 6-week, peer-led health education program that complements your healthcare. The purpose of the workshop is to enhance skills and your ability to manage your health and maintain an active and fulfilling lifestyle. You will learn how to better manage your diabetes. For more information contact Sara Otis at 585- 287-6439 or email sotis@lifespanrochester.org   Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link to register online. 

Apr
26
Jun 14

A Matter of Balance (fall prevention)

  • Pittsford Senior Center

A Matter of Balance is an eight-week workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling. This workshop is held Wednesdays, 1:30 - 3:30. Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link or call Sara Otis at 585-287-6439 with questions. 

Jul
11
Aug 3

A Matter of Balance (fall prevention)

  • Westside YMCA

A Matter of Balance is an eight-week workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling. This workshop is held Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30 - 2:30. Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link or call Sara Otis at 585-287-6439 with questions. 


Nov
30
5:30 pm17:30

Selling the Family Home

  • Lifespan

Deciding to downsize or move from a long-time home can be overwhelming. Learn what to ask in hiring a real estate agent. Learn how to prepare your home for sale. Registration required. Use our link or call 244-8400, ext. 234. 

Nov
29
5:30 pm17:30

Creating a Caregiver Toolbox

  • Lifespan

Caregivers are often so overwhelmed by tasks they find it difficult to ask for help. This session is an overview of the six-week caregiver education program, "Powerful Tools for Caregivers" where you can learn about essential self-care tools. Registration required. Use our registration link or call 244-8400, ext. 234. 

Nov
21
5:30 pm17:30

About the ABLE Act for Persons with Disabilities

  • Lifespan

Learn abou the "Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014." This planning tool for NYS allows persons with disabilities the opportunity to save up to $100,000 in special accounts without losing Social Security and other benefits. Reservations required. Use our registration link or call 244-8400, ext. 234. 

Nov
19
11:15 am11:15

Peace of Mind Planning (special Saturday session)

  • Lifespan

Think of all the details your family needs to know if the unexpected happens. Learn about our Peace of Mind planning service designed to help you organize all of your important legal, financial and medical information. Registration required. Use our registration link or call 244-8400, ext. 234. This is a special Saturday session. Attend one or all three. 

Nov
19
10:15 am10:15

Home Care - the Right Choice for You? How to Select Home Care Providers (Special Saturday session)

  • Lifespan

Having help at home is often key. This session will help you understand the rules and structure of home care, who to hire and how much it costs. Learn about the difference between hiring an agency or hiring privately. Learn the difference between companion care and personal care aides. Registration required. Use our link or call 244-8400, ext. 234. This is a Saturday session. Attend one or all three. 

Nov
19
9:00 am09:00

Knowing When to Get Help - a special Saturday am session

  • Lifespan

Where do you start in determining whether or not a loved one needs help? Learn the clues and what reactions to expect when broaching the subject. This is one of three workshops on Saturday. Attend one or all three. Registration required. Use our registration link or call 244-8400, ext. 234. 

Nov
15
9:30 am09:30

Medicare 101

  • Episcopal SeniorLife Communities at Valley Manor

An easy to follow explanation of Medicare. Reservations required. Use our registration link or call 244-8400, ext. 234 

Nov
14
10:00 am10:00

Medicare 101

  • Lifespan

An overview of Medicare Parts A, B, C, D with 2017 comparison chart. Reservations required. Please use our registration link or call Judy at 287-6361. 

Nov
11
2:00 pm14:00

Medicare 101

  • Lifespan

An overview of Medicare Parts A,B, C, D with 2017 comparison chart. Reservation required. Please use our registration link or call Judy at 287-6361. 

Nov
10
5:30 pm17:30

Giving Up the Keys (to the car)

  • Lifespan

AAPR's "We Need to Talk" provides tips and advice on determining when it's time to limit or stop driving and how to discuss with loved ones. Registration is required. Use our registration link or call 244-8400, ext. 234. 

Nov
8
3:00 pm15:00

Benefits of a Reverse Mortgage

  • Lifespan

In this "no-sell" afternoon session you will learn about reverse mortgages including when to consider one and how to maximize the benefits. Reservations required. Use our registration link or call 244-8400, ext. 234. NOTE there are two sessions of the workshop on this day. Choose morning or afternoon. 

Nov
8
9:30 am09:30

Benefits of a Reverse Mortgage

  • Lifespan

In this "no-sell" session, you will learn about reverse mortgages, when to consider one, how to maximize benefits. Reservations required. Use our link or call 244-8400, ext. 234. 

Nov
7
5:30 pm17:30

A Consumer's Guide to Quality Care in Long-term Care

  • Lifespan

Learn what to look for in long-term care settings, what questions to ask when choosing care. Attendees receive a copy of "The Smart Consumer's Guide to Quality Care." Reservations required. Use our link or call 244-8400, ext. 234. 

Nov
3
5:30 pm17:30

Housing Options for Older Adults

  • Lifespan

Housing options are numerous and confusing. This session will review what is available and explain the levels of care. Reservations required. Use our link or call 244-8400, ext. 234. 

Nov
2
1:30 pm13:30

Veterans Benefits

  • Lifespan

Are you receiving all your benefits? Examples include health care, service-connected disability, nursing home pensions and memorial/indemnity compensation. Learn about these benefits and how to apply for them. Reservations required. Use our link or call 244-8400, ext. 234.

Sep
21
10:00 am10:00

Fall Prevention Day at Lifespan

  • Lifespan

Balance assessments.  Assistive device assessments. 
Blood pressure screenings. 
Home safety assessments & modification information.
Vision information & adaptive equipment.
Dynaband demonstrations. 
Personal emergency response system information.
Chair massages.
Flu shots (10 am - 1 pm only).  

Just stop in! 

 

Sep
6
Oct 11

Powerful Tools for Caregivers (This session is full. Please see other dates.)

  • Eastside YMCA

This six-week educational program is for family and friends who are caring for older adults suffering with long-term illnesses. The class provides the skills and confidence you need to better care for yourself while caring for others. Better manage your personal stress, change negative self-talk, communicate your needs more effectively to family members and medical professionals, deal with difficult feelings and make tough caregiving decisions. Participants receive a copy of The Caregiver Helpbook. To learn more, call Eve at 585-287-6398 or email emoses@lifespanrochester.org. Registration is required. 

Sep
6
Oct 11

Living Healthy with Diabetes

  • Maplewood YMCA

This is a 6-week, peer-led health education program that complements your healthcare. The purpose of the workshop is to enhance skills and your ability to manage your health and maintain an active and fulfilling lifestyle. You will learn how to better manage your diabetes. For more information contact Sara Otis at 585- 287-6439 or email sotis@lifespanrochester.org   Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link to register online. 

Aug
17
11:00 am11:00

A Matter of Balance

  • Lifespan

A Matter of Balance is an eight-week workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling. This workshop is held Wednesdays 1 - 3 pm. Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link or call Sara Otis at 585-287-6439 with questions.