Medicare 101 Workshops (Monthly)

Medicare One-on-One Consultations

Attend a free Medicare 101 workshop. Learn the basics about Medicare Parts A, B, C and D. Held monthly.

See the workshop schedule here. Or call us at 585-287-6361.

Use our friendly form to submit a question about Medicare. 

Lifespan provides free, nothing-to-sell, one-on-one consultations about Medicare plans and prescription drug coverage. If you would like to meet with or speak with one of our NYS certified health insurance specialists, please call us at 585-287-6413.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Providing care for an ill or aging loved one means that everyday brings a range of emotions and challenges. This is a self-care education workshop for family caregivers. It is proven to improve stress levels, communication skills, self-care and use of community resources. Classes are ongoing. Visit our classes/events page. 

Gerontology Certificate Program 

Lifespan and St. John Fisher College offer a Certificate Program in Gerontology. The certificate is given upon completion of 120 hours of course work. Classes are held at Lifespan on Wednesdays from 3-6 pm during the school year. Check back frequently during the year for any schedule changes. For more information, call Cindy Steltz at 585-244-8400 ext.160. Learn more ›

Living Healthy & Living Healthy with Diabetes

Living Healthy and Living Healthy with Diabetes workshops are proven to help older adults better manage chronic conditions, improve quality of life and lower health care costs. Classes are once a week for six weeks. See class schedules.

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A Matter of Balance

Matter of Balance workshops address the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. See class schedules here.   

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Tai Chi

Our Tai chi classes help with balance, stress and strength. See our class schedule here.

Elder abuse education and training, scam/ID theft education and training. Learn more here.

Other Workshops for your Business or Organization

Lifespan provides an array of general education workshops regarding aging. Learn more ›

Elder Aware: Aging Awareness Workshop

If your customers are older adults, this is THE training opportunity that will improve customer service! Employees will actually experience what it is like to cope with loss of hearing, vision problems and confusion. Employees will learn tips for communicating with customers who are living with these disabilities. Through this interactive experience employees will become sensitive to the needs of older customers. To learn more, call us at 585-244-8400.

Thank you for the wonderfully informative and interesting ElderAware program at the Brighton Library. It was definitely helpful and valuable in our quest to continue to serve all of our patrons to the best of our abilities. We highly recommend your presentation to organizations that deal with senior populations.
— Executive Director of the Brighton Library