Jan
4
to Feb 8

Living Healthy

This is a 6-week, peer-led health education for people 60+ living with chronic illness(es. The purpose of the workshop is to enhance skills and your ability to manage your health and maintain an active and fulfilling lifestyle. 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 Y member to attend. 

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Jan
23
to Feb 15

A Matter of Balance

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 and Thursdays, 1:00 to 3:00. Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link or call Sara Otis at 585-287-6439 with questions.

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Nov
11
11:30 AM11:30

Home Care Options - (FULL!)

(This workshop is FULL. We are no longer accepting reservations for this workshop. We will offer again in the spring.) 

Having help at home is often key to maintaining longer term independence. We'll talk about home care, how to access services and how the services are paid. 

This is part of our special Saturday services about caregiving. Attend one workshop or all three. 
9 - 10 am Housing Options for Older Adults
10:15 - 11:15 Peace of Mind Planning
11:30 - 12:30 Home Care Options and How to Pay for Them. 
Registration is required. Please use our registration link. 

Respite is available on-site for people who can manage their own personal care. If you need on-site care while you attend the Nov. 11 workshop(s) please call 244-8400, ext. 201 to register and let us know that you need respite care. 

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Nov
11
10:15 AM10:15

Peace of Mind Planning (FULL!)

This session is FULL. Please do not register for this workshop. We will offer again in the spring. 

Think of all the details your family needs to know if the unexpected happens. Learn about organizing all your important legal, financial, health information. This is part of our special Saturday services about caregiving. Attend one workshop or all three. 
9 - 10 am Housing Options for Older Adults
10:15 - 11:15 Peace of Mind Planning
11:30 - 12:30 Home Care Options and How to Pay for Them. 
Registration is required. Please use our registration link. 

Respite is available on-site for people who can manage their own personal care. If you need on-site care while you attend the Nov. 11 workshop(s) please call 244-8400, ext. 201 to register and let us know that you need respite care. 

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Nov
11
9:00 AM09:00

Housing Options (FULL)

This workshop is FULL. We are no longer accepting reservations for this workshop. We will offer again in the spring. 

Housing options for older adults are numerous, but often confusing (and expensive). We'll review what is available in our community and explain the levels of care. This is part of a special Saturday series about caregiving. Register for one workshop or three. Registration is required. Please use our registration link. 

Respite is available on-site for people who can manage their own personal care. If you need on-site care while you attend the Nov. 11 workshop(s) please call 244-8400, ext. 201 to register and let us know that you need respite care. 

Additional sessions include Peace of Mind Planning (10:15 - 11:15 am) and Home Care Options and How to Pay for Them (11:30 am - 12:30). 

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Nov
4
10:45 AM10:45

Explore Your Future (This session is FULL.)

We are no longer accepting reservations for our Pre-Retirement workshops on Saturday, Nov. 4.

Explore Your Future is a facilitated workshop that helps people 50+ envision the next phase of life including volunteer opportunities, lifelong learning and encore careers.

This is part of our special "Retirement Planning Saturday." 9 am to 10:30 am covers "Your Retirement Checklist/An Overview of Social Security. Register for both sessions or just one. Registration is required. Use our registration link.  

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Nov
4
9:00 AM09:00

Retirement Checklist/SS Overview (This session is FULL.)

No longer accepting reservations for Saturdays pre-retirement workshops. 

9 - 10:30 am We'll provide a retirement checklist and help you understand Social Security benefits.

10:45 - 12:15 We'll help you "Explore Your Future."

Register for both sessions or just one. 

Reservations are required. Please use our registration link. 

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Oct
5
12:00 PM12:00

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-week educational program focused on your needs. The classes provide you with the skills and confidence you need to better care for yourself while caring for others. This workshop takes place on Thursdays, noon - 2:30 at the Westside YMCA. Free. Registration is required. Please use our registration link. 

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Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

Fall Prevention Day at Lifespan

Information & activities designed to help older adults prevent falls. Just drop-in. Reservations are NOT necessary. 

Balance assessments.
Assistive device assessments. 
Blood pressure screenings. 
Home safety assessments & modification information.
Medication adherence information. 
Chair yoga demonstrations.
Personal emergency response system information. 
Chair massages. 
Flu shots. 
Tai Chi demonstrations. 

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