Sep
25
3:00 PM15:00

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 is held Tuesdays, September 25 to October 30, 3 - 4:30 pm. Reservations required. Please call the Schuyler County Office for the Aging at 607-535-7108. 

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Sep
26
1:00 PM13:00

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 is held Wednesdays, September 26 to October 31, 1 to 2:30 pm. Reservations required. Please call Christa at Noyes Health at 585-335-4358. 

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Sep
27
1:00 PM13:00

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, September 27 to November 1. Reservations ARE required. Use our registration link. This workshop is held in Montour Falls, NY.

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Oct
2
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 Tuesdays at the Westside YMCA beginning October 2 and ending November 6. 12:30 - 3 pm. 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
2
3:00 PM15:00

Legal and Financial Planning for Families Impacted by Dementia

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer's disease or dementia, the time for legal and financial planning is now. In this live-streamed satellite presentation, Yolanda Rios, Esq, associate attorney at Dutcher & Zatkowsky, will discuss the importance of early planning, what legal and financial issues to consider as you age, and how to put plans in place.  Please use our registration link. This presentation is offered in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association. 
 

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Oct
4
9:30 AM09:30

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. This workshop begins Thursday October 4, 9:30 am and end Thursday, November 8 at noon. 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
12:00 PM12:00

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 Thursdays, October 4 to November 8. Noon to 2:30 pm. 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
10
1:00 PM13:00

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 Wednesdays, October 10 to November 14. 1 - 2:30 pm. Reservations required. Please use our registration link. 

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Oct
11
5:30 PM17:30

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, October 11 to November 15, 5:30 - 7 pm. Reservations required. Please use our registration link. 

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Oct
15
5:00 PM17:00

Powerful Tools for Caregivers (This session is full.)

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 from October 15 to November 19 from 5 to 7:30 pm. 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
29
2:00 PM14:00

Explore Your Future

Explore Your Future is a series of four interactive, facilitated workshops that help people who are entering retirement or have had a change in role as a caregiver to envision the next phase of life including volunteer projects, lifelong learning and encore careers. All sessions include discussions, reflection, and interactive exercises to guide participants towards a greater understanding of the events, people, themes, and patterns that have shaped their lives and brought them the greatest fulfillment. This workshops takes place Mondays, October 29 to November 19, 2 - 4:30 pm. Reservations ARE required. Please use our registration link. 

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Nov
15
9:30 AM09:30

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. This workshop takes place Thursdays, November 15 to December 27, 9:30 am - noon. 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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Sep
21
10:00 AM10:00

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 Fridays from 10 am to Noon, September 21 to November 9. Reservations ARE required. Please use our registration link. 

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Sep
4
3:00 PM15:00

Effective Communication Strategies with People with Dementia

In this live-streamed satellite presentation, Dr. Marla Bruns, M.D., Ph.D., a cognitive neurologist at the Memory Center at Unity, will explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. Learn strategies to maintain communication through all stages of the disease. Please use our registration link.
This presentation is offered in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association. Please use our registration link. 
 

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Aug
7
3:00 PM15:00

Updates about the Latest Alzheimer's Research (This session is full.)

In this live-streamed satellite presentation, Dr. Neelum T. Aggarwal, M.D., a cognitive neurologist and researcher will present about the latest findings in Alzheimer's research. Learn more about what studies are underway and how you can get involved. Pre-register by July 30 to be entered into a raffle drawing that will be presented at the event. Must be present to win. Please use our registration link. 

This presentation is offered in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association. 

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Jul
31
10:30 AM10:30

Zumba!

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Come to this fun, low impact, modifiable Zumba class. All skill levels welcome. Caregivers welcome! Please register using the registration link. Free!  This class is held at our newly renovated cafe in Sibley Square (the former department store), first floor. Parking is available on Franklin Street or in the adjoining St. Joseph's garage. Class repeats on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 10:30 am. 

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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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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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