Jun
25
2:00 PM14:00

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

This workshop is a six-session educational program focused on your needs. The sessions will provide you with the skills and confidence you need to better care for yourself while caring for others. This workshop takes place Tuesdays from 2 to 4:30 pm starting June 25 and ending July 30, 2019. Reservations are required. Please use our registration link or call 585-498-4022.

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Jul
18
to Sep 5

A Matter of Balance

n eight-session workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling.

This workshop is held Thursdays beginning July 18 at 1 pm and ending September 5 at 3 pm.

Reservations required. Please use our registration link to register on-line. $20 fee for materials and snacks.

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Jul
24
5:00 PM17:00

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

This workshop is a six-session educational program focused on your needs. The sessions will provide you with the skills and confidence you need to better care for yourself while caring for others. This workshop takes place Wednesdays from 5 to 7:30 pm starting July 24 and ending August 28, 2019. Reservations are required. Please use our registration link or call 585-498-4022.

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Aug
5
to Sep 30

A Matter of Balance

An eight-session workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling.

This workshop is held Mondays beginning August 5 at 1:30 and ending September 30 at 3:30.

Reservations required. Please use our registration link to register on-line. $20 fee for materials and snacks.

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Sep
19
12:30 PM12:30

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

This workshop is a six-session educational program focused on your needs. The sessions will provide you with the skills and confidence you need to better care for yourself while caring for others. This workshop takes place Thursdays from 12:30 to 3 pm starting September 19 and ending October 24, 2019. Reservations are required. Please use our registration link or call 585-287-6398. You do NOT need to be a YMCA member to attend.

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Oct
21
to Nov 25

Living Healthy

This is a 6-week workshop for adults 18+ living with chronic illness.. Caregivers also welcome! The purpose of the workshop is to provide tools and strategies to better manage the challenges associated with chronic illness. 

This workshop is held Mondays from 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm beginning October 21 and ending November 25.

Reservations required. Please our registration link to register online. Or call Sarah Otis at 585-287-6439.

$20 one-time fee.

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Jun
19
9:30 AM09:30

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

This workshop is a six-session educational program focused on your needs. The sessions will provide you with the skills and confidence you need to better care for yourself while caring for others. This workshop takes place Wednesdays from 9:30 to 11 am starting June 19 and ending July 24, 2019. Reservations are required. To register for this workshop, call Pro Action/Yates County Office for the Aging at 315-536-5515.

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Jun
18
1:30 PM13:30

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

This workshop is a six-session educational program focused on your needs. The sessions will provide you with the skills and confidence you need to better care for yourself while caring for others. This workshop takes place Tuesdays from 1:30 to 3 pm starting June 18 and ending July 23, 2019. Reservations are required. To register for this workshop, please call the Steuben County Office for the Aging, 607-281-3636.

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Jun
17
1:00 PM13:00

A Matter of Balance

An eight-week workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling.

This workshop is held Mondays from 1 to 3 pm beginning June 17 and ending August 5.

Reservations required. Please use our registration link to register on-line. One-time $20 fee.

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Jun
5
5:30 PM17:30

Rocco Vivenzio Memorial Symposium

Caring for Patients with Advanced Alzheimer’s Disease: Are We Getting It Right?

The final stage of Alzheimer’s disease can be a challenge for caregivers, as well as members of the healthcare team. Questions often arise regarding the best way to meet the needs of both the patient and family. This presentation will discuss some of the issues that frequently come up when caring for a person with advanced dementia.

Free. Reservations ARE required. Please use our registration link or call Marie at 585-287-6424 by May 29. Respite will be available at The Strong for anyone who needs to bring a care receiver. If you need this option, please use the phone number to register and let us know about the need.

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May
30
1:00 PM13:00

Apps That Really Deliver - Uber, LYFT, GrubHub, Instacart

Using online and smartphone apps for local services like rides, ordering dinner and delivering groceries is easy and convenient. Join technology instructor Daniel Jones for this fun and informative seminar where you will learn about Lyft and Uber, GrubHub and Instacart. No cost. Registration is required. Please use our registration link or call 585-244-8400, ext. 201.

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May
30
9:30 AM09:30

Veterans Benefits

Learn about the benefits earned for their military service and how to apply for them. No cost. Location: Episcopal SeniorLife Communities at Valley Manor, 1570 East Ave. Registration is required. Please use our registration link or call 585-244-8400, ext. 201.

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May
22
2:00 PM14:00

Home Safety for People Living with Dementia

A panel of experts will discuss how to stay safely living at home if you or a loved one has memory loss. No cost.

Two ways to participate - in person (please register using our registration link or call 585-244-8400, ext. 201 OR you may participate in this session virtually by registering with this link https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3803814749999605259

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May
22
1:30 PM13:30

A Matter of Balance

An eight-session workshop designed to increase activity levels and decrease the fear of falling.

This workshop is held Wednesday and Fridays beginning May 22 and ending June 14 from 1:30 to 3:30. Location: Montour Falls. Human Services Complex, 323 Owego Street.

Reservations required. Please use our registration link to register on-line. $20 fee for materials and snacks.

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May
21
6:00 PM18:00

Should I (or my parents) Still be Driving? (This class is cancelled.)

Cancelled class.

Whether you are an older adult desiring to be proactive or a concerned family member, this workshop will address ways to stay safe and mobile. No cost. Covers available transportation options. Location: Goldberg Center, Jewish Home of Rochester, 2021 Winton Road South. Registration is required. Please use our registration link or call 585-244-8400, ext. 201.

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May
14
3:00 PM15:00

Pitfalls with Eldercare Planning (This workshop is full.)

This workshop is full.

You have a will, power of attorney and health care proxy. Perhaps you have transferred your residence or other assets to protect against future long-term care costs. But hidden dangers could still cause problems. Learn about the most common problems and pitfalls with eldercare planning and how to fix them. No cost. Registration is required. Please use our registration link or call 585-244-8400, ext. 201.

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May
13
1:00 PM13:00

Peace of Mind Planning

Learn about Lifespan’s Peace of Mind Planning service which can help you organize all your important legal, financial and medical information with attention to your personal needs. No cost. Registration is required. Please use our registration link or call 585-244-8400, ext. 201. (Note location is St. John’s Wintergarden at Brickstone, 1325 Elmwood Ave.)

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May
11
9:00 AM09:00

Special Saturday Caregiver Workshop - Effective Communication Strategies (& Tai Chi)

As people with dementia lose verbal abilities, family need new ways to connect. Explore how communication takes place when someone has dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease. Then join us for a peaceful and interactive Tai Chi for caregivers session following the formal presentation. Registration require. Please use our registration link or call 585-244-8400, ext. 201.

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May
9
9:30 AM09:30

Supportive & Assistive Housing Options

Housing options are numerous, confusing and often expensive. A review options from independent with services, assisted living, enriched, special certifications and to skilled nursing. Does NOT focus on affordable housing options. No cost. Registration is required. Please use our registration link or call 585-244-8400, ext. 201.

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May
7
2:00 PM14:00

Eden at Home

This workshop applies the power of the Eden Alternative’s Ten Principles to improve the quality of life for people living in nursing homes. Participants will learn the Ten Principles and ways to implement them at home. Registration is required. Please use our registration link or call 585-244-8400, ext. 201.

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May
7
1:00 PM13:00

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

This workshop is a six-session educational program focused on your needs. The sessions will provide you with the skills and confidence you need to better care for yourself while caring for others. This workshop takes place on Tuesdays from 1 to 2:30 pm starting May 7 and ending June 11, 2019. Reservations are required. To register for this workshop, call the Caregiver Resource Center at Noyes Health, 585-335-4358.

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May
7
12:30 PM12:30

Powerful Tools for Caregivrs

This workshop is a six-session educational program focused on your needs. The sessions will provide you with the skills and confidence you need to better care for yourself while caring for others. This workshop takes place on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 3 pm starting May 7 and ending June 11, 2019. The location is Lifespan’s Resource Center at the Eastside YMCA. You do NOT need to be a Y member to attend. Reservations required. Please use our registration link or call 585-287-6398.

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May
6
10:00 AM10:00

Aging Mastery

NOTE: This is a ten-week session.
Navigating Longer Lives: The Basics of Aging Mastery - Introduction to the program and its philosophy with a special emphasis on the new realities of aging, making the most of the gift of longevity, and taking small steps to improve health, financial well-being, social connectedness, and overall quality of life. Ten classes over ten weeks led by expert speakers who help participants gain the skills and tools they need to manage their health, remain economically secure, and contribute actively in society. Monday, May 6 to Monday, July 15, 10-11:30 am. Registration is required. Please use our registration link. No cost.

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May
1
3:00 PM15:00

Law Days (Wait Llist Only)

Appointments are full. Any new appointments will be wait listed.
Law Day – Volunteer Law Clinic: Wills & Advance Directives

A free clinic for low-income older adults to meet with an attorney to prepare simple wills, powers of attorney and health care proxies. MUST meet income eligibility requirements. MUST attend both sessions. Wednesday, May 1 AND Wednesday, May 15, 3-5 pm. By APPOINTMENT ONLY. Must CALL 585-244-8400 ext. 161 for eligibility requirement and appointment.

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