Monika Boeckmann is the Executive Director at Senior Services of Albany. She is also the daughter of Christian and Gerlinde, two Austrian immigrants who moved their family to America in 1968. She is full of good information and ready to be your daughter too.
Dining with Diabetes, a four-part series to help people prepare healthy and delicious meals, will include demonstrations on how to cook with less fat, salt and sugar without cutting the taste.
Two days promise loads of resources for seniors in the Capital District
YMCA’s Pedaling for Parkinson’s comes to the Capital District
New YMCA program helps relieve the symptoms Parkinson's disease.
People with memory disorders are using creativity as a way to communicate
Albany Memorial honors longtime nurse Esther Rappold for decades of service
Friends, family and coworkers gathered at Albany Memorial Hospital to celebrate 80-year-old Esther Rappold's 60 years of service at the facility.
Congressman fields questions on Affordable Care Act at V’ville library
Rep. Paul Tonko held a forum Wednesday, March 27, at the Voorheesville Public Library to discuss health insurance changes taking effect later this year as part of the Affordable Care Act.
I can hear some moans and groans at the thought of exercising as the way to prevent aging. I hear you… but exercise does not have to be going to a gym and sweating for an hour.
Sleep deprivation affects your health; so before you end up exhausted and sick, try these tips.
Alzheimer’s support groups provide empathy and encouragement
The Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern New York offers support groups at more than 30 locations across 12 counties to help care-giving partners and individuals with early stage Alzheimer’s or others forms of dementia.
Area seniors are finding the game of pickleball a perfect way to stay active.
This year, instead of making your resolution a big change that will be difficult to maintain long-term unless someone is keeping you accountable, try choosing small changes that you can follow daily.
Walk for Hope organizers hope to raise six figures in this year’s Bethlehem event
Neil and Shari Piper have collaborated with the community to establish the area's annual Walk for Hope to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer. It takes place each fall in the Town of Bethlehem.
Rotterdam Senior Center continues to evolve under new leadership
As a larger percentage of the population advances toward the golden years, one senior center is stepping up its programming.
Last year, there were 36,815 people eligible for Medicare residing in Saratoga County. That makes for a sizable population of seniors who need something to do, and the Adult and Senior Center of Saratoga on Williams Street in Saratoga Springs is trying to fill that niche.