Jul
9
to Aug 13

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-session 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 Mondays at the Department of Aging & Youth, 1519 Nye Rd, Lyons. Registration is required. Register with Amy at (315) 946-5624 by July 2, 2018
 

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Jul
11
to Aug 15

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-session 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 Wednesdays at the Yates County Office Building-Room 1037, 417 Liberty St, Penn Yan. Please do not use our registration link. To register call Pro Action/Yates Office for the Aging at 315-536-5515, RSVP by July 5, 2018

 

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Jul
12
12:30 PM12:30

Living Healthy with Diabetes

This is a 6-session, peer-led health education for people 60+ living with diabetes. 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.

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Jul
26
to Aug 30

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-session 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 Thursday evenings. Registration is required. Please use our registration link. 

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Aug
14
to Sep 6

Matter of Balance

A Matter of Balance is an eight-session workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling. This workshop is held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 3 pm. Reservations ARE required. Please use our registration link.

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Aug
16
to Oct 4

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 Thursdays from  8:45 to 10:45 am. Reservations ARE required. Please use our registration link. 

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Sep
6
12:30 PM12:30

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-session 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 Thursdays at the Penfield YMCA. You do NOT need to be a Y member to participate. Reservations required. Please use our registration link. For more information about this workshop, contact Eve Moses at 585-244-8400, ext. 213. 

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Sep
27
to Nov 1

Matter of Balance

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A Matter of Balance is an eight-week workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling. This workshop is held Thursdays from 1 to 3 pm. Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link. This workshop is held in Montour Falls, NY.

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Oct
2
to Nov 6

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-session 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 Tuesdays at the Westside YMCA. You do NOT need to be a Y member to participate. Reservations required. Please use our registration link. For more information about this workshop, contact Eve Moses at 585-244-8400, ext. 213. 

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Oct
4
to Nov 8

Living Healthy with Diabetes

This is a 6-week, peer-led health education for people 60+ living with diabetes. 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.

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Oct
4
to Nov 8

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-session 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 Thursdays. Registration is required. Please use our registration link. For more information about this workshop, contact Eve Moses at 585-244-8400, ext. 213. 

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Oct
15
5:00 PM17:00

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-session 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 Monday evenings. Reservations required. Please use our registration link. For more information about this workshop, contact Eve Moses at 585-244-8400, ext. 213. 

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Nov
8
2:30 PM14:30

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-session 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 Thursdays from noon to 2:30 at the Maplewood YMCA. You do NOT need to be a Y member to participate. Reservations required. Please use our reservation link. For more information, call Sarah Otis at 244-8400, ext. 139. 

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Nov
15
to Dec 27

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.

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Jun
12
10:00 AM10:00

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 from 10 to noon. Reservations ARE required. Please use our registration link.

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May
22
1:00 PM13:00

Veterans Benefits

Monroe County is home to more than 45,000 men and women who served their country.  Many of them have no idea about the benefits they are entitled to, including health care, compensation for injuries in the form of service-connected disability, nursing home pensions and memorial/indemnity compensation. Their presentation will inform veterans and their families about the benefits they have earned for their military service and how to apply for them. With Laura Stradley, Executive Director, Veterans Outreach Center, Inc. and Nick Stefanovich, Director, Monroe County Veterans Service Agency. Registration is required. Please use our registration link. 

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May
21
5:30 PM17:30

Rocco Vivenzio Memorial Symposium

Dr. Fain is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona, Division Chief of Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine, and co- director of the Arizona Center on Aging. She is a geriatrician, and a national leader in developing high value home and community team-based models to care for people with serious illness. Join us on May 21 and learn from Dr. Fain about the barriers to integrating home-based primary care into our health system--and how the benefits outweigh the challenges. Registration is required. Please use our registration link. 

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May
19
9:00 AM09:00

Health and Wellness Saturday (This event is full. Please do not register.)

Special wellness Saturday! Learn about Tai Chi and how to better manage stress. Tai Chi is calming, helps with reduced range of motion, and helps increase strength, flexibility and coordination. We'll follow that with an interactive session on how to manage stress while caregiving. Reservation is required. Please use our registration link. 

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May
17
1:00 PM13:00

Legal Aspects of Aging

(May 17 is the correct day for this workshop.) Everything you need to know about power of attorney (and the new rules), MOLST forms, health care proxy, trusts and wills. With Miles P. Zatkowsky, Esq., Dutcher & Zatkowsky, Attorneys-at-Law. Registration is required. Please use our registration link. 
 

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May
14
6:00 PM18:00

Peace of Mind Planning

Think of all the details that your family needs to know if the unexpected happens to you. Come learn about Lifespan’s Peace of Mind Planning service, which is designed to help you organize all of your important legal, financial and medical information with attention to your personal needs. With José Cruz, Planning Specialist, Lifespan. Registration is required. Please use our registration link. 
 

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May
14
1:00 PM13:00

A Consumer's Guide to Quality Care

A short- or long-term stay in a nursing home, or in-home care and services may be needed, often unexpectedly, at any age. How does one find a nursing home or care services provider that truly practices person-centered and person-directed care?  Learn what to look for and what questions to ask when searching for a nursing home, assisted living, home/community-based care, hospice care, or for any care-related service.
With Dr. Rick Machemer, Lifespan Board Member Emeritus, Certified Eden Alternative Associate, Certified Eden at Home Associate.and Alana Russell, Ombudsman Program Manager, Lifespan. Registration is required. Please use our registration link. 
 

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May
14
9:00 AM09:00

What is Assisted Living?

Housing options are numerous, confusing and sometimes expensive. In this session, we will review what is available in our community and explain the multiple levels of care, including independent with services, assisted living, enriched and skilled nursing home.
With Lisa Wholley, LMSW, Care Manager. Registration is required. Please use our registration link. 
 

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May
8
6:00 PM18:00

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

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Where do you start in determining whether or not a loved one needs help? Learn what clues to look for to see how they are managing, what reactions to expect when you broach the subject with them, and how to keep the discussion moving in a positive direction. With Cindy Steltz, Director, Education & Training, Lifespan. Registration is required. Please use our registration link. 

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May
5
9:00 AM09:00

Alzheimer's Saturday Series

Join us to explore how communication takes place with someone has Alzheimer's, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage. Then we'll explore dementia-related behaviors and how best to respond. Reservation required. Please use our registration link. Respite for persons requiring non-medicare care will be available on site. Please let us know if you need respite. Care managers also will be on site for short consultations. 

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May
3
2:00 PM14:00

Law Day Clinic (This class is full.)

The Young Lawyers Section of the Monroe County Bar Association, in conjunction with Volunteer Legal Services Project and LawNY present an open clinic for low-income individuals providing informational meetings and personalized drafts of simple wills, powers of attorney and health care proxies at no charge (must meet income eligibility requirements).

By appointment only. Call 585.244.8400, ext. 161 for eligibility questions and to make a personal appointment. Do NOT register for this online. 

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May
1
3:00 PM15:00

The MIND Diet (This class is full.)

The MIND (Mediterranean-DASH-Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) diet is a healthy and balanced approach to promote brain health. Join us to learn about the MIND diet and how to incorporate brain healthy foods into your every day diet. This is a satellite expert presentation from the Alzheimer's Association will be live streamed at Lifespan. Register by April 17 and receive a  copy of the book, The Feed Your MIND Diet Cookbook. Registration is required. Please use our registration link. 

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Apr
18
1:00 PM13:00

Powerful Tools for Caregivers in Geneseo

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-session 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 Wednesdays, 1 - 3:30 pm at The Goodwill Community Room, 4119 Lakeville Rd., Geneseo. Reservations ARE required. Do not use our registration link. Please call the Noyes Caregiver Resource Center at 585-335-4358 or meail caregiver@noyeshealth.org to register. Free.    

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Apr
10
2:00 PM14:00

Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body

Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Offered through partnership with the Alzheimer's Association. Registration is required. Please use our registration link. 

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Apr
10
12:30 PM12:30

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 Tuesdays, 12:30 - 3 pm at the Westside YMCA. You do not need to be a Y member. Free. Registration is required. Please use our registration link. 

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Apr
3
3:00 PM15:00

The Power of Music

Listening to music and making music engages the brain and the heart. Music has the ability to help maintain connections, create a pathway for communication,  and leaves a  feeling of joy.  Learn techniques to integrate music into your caregiving approach. No musical ability required. Audience: Caregivers and Professionals. Registration required. Please use our registration link. 

Presenter: Maria Battista-Hancock LCAT, MT-BC
Expressive Arts Department Chair & Internship Director
Hochstein School of music & dance

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Mar
27
4:30 PM16:30

Forever Fit

Forever Fit: It is never too late to start or continue toward your goal. Join a coed, mixed level, low-impact aerobics and chair class emphasizing stamina, strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, and coordination. This class is so much fun, you will forget you are working out.  Please wear comfortable workout clothing and sneakers and bring a bottle of water and hand towel. Reservation required. Please use our registration link. 

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Mar
6
3:00 PM15:00

Techniques to Approach Behavior with Less Stress

Caregiving can feel overwhelming, stressful, and all-encompassing at times. It is essential to strengthen your repertoire of techniques to alter situations and deescalate the typical stress experienced by caregivers . Dr. Mick Krasner explores the effects of mindfulness practices on the immune system in the elderly as well as the effects on healthcare professionals' well-being. Audience: Caregivers and Professionals. Registration required. Please use our registration link. 

Presenter: Mick Krasner, M.D., F.A.C.P
Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

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