the courtyard of the Woodlawn Commons independent and enriched/assisted living apartments with flowers and decorative stones
A team of young men posing for the camera.

Skidmore Hockey Visits Wesley

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Thank you to the Skidmore College Men’s Hockey Team for joining us on the Wesley campus for an ice cream social! Residents enjoyed time chatting with the players about their classes and upcoming hockey season. Skidmore’s season starts on October 25 with a home match against Morrisville State College. View the complete Skidmore Men’s Hockey […]

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A multigenerational family celebrating a woman's 100th birthday.

Wesley Health Care Center Resident Celebrates 100 Years

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Happy 100th Birthday, Helen! Helen and family members celebrating at Wesley. Happy Birthday to Wesley Health Care Center resident, Helen Uline, who celebrated her 100th birthday this week! A lifelong resident of Ballston Spa, Helen grew up with five brothers and two sisters. She later worked at the Ballston Knitting Company for over 40 years […]

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A WWII Veteran posing with an award in a garden.

Wesley Resident Receives the Disabled Veteran of the Year Award

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“Veterans need Veterans to help Veterans.” – Sid Gordon Embury Apartments resident, Sid Gordon, recently received the Disabled Veteran of the Year Award from the NYS Department of Disabled American Veterans. During WWII Sid spent time in the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Osaka, and on the island of Shikoku, one of the main islands […]

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paintings on display on a table

Woodlawn Commons Assisted Living Art Show

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“A Spark of Creativity” was this year’s theme for National Assisted Living Week, which ran from September 8 – 14.  Assisted Living residents at Woodlawn Commons celebrated with fun activities, including this resident art show. The show highlighted the many talents of Woodlawn’s residents and included woodworking, painting, textile arts, drawing and much more. Enjoy […]

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3rd Annual Saratoga Grandparents Day

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Thank you to our event sponsors and everyone who attended the 3rd Annual Saratoga Grandparents Day! Grandparents Day took place on Sunday September 8th at the Saratoga Springs City Center. There was family fun for all ages, including book readings, live music and games. Congratulations to this year’s Greatest Grandparents Club. Nominees were drawn randomly […]

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musical entertainment

Wesley’s Got Talent Show

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Residents and staff joined in sharing their talents. Thank you to our talented residents and staff for taking part in the Wesley’s Got Talent Show! The great performances included instrumental pieces, singing, poetry readings and comic relief provided by Wesley COO, Dutch Hayward.   Learn more about careers at Wesley!

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Fair game prizes.

Wesley Summer Camp Week

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A week of fun for residents and staff. We just wrapped-up Summer Camp Week at Wesley! All of The Wesley Community took part in camp-inspired events and activities for residents and staff. Among the activities were the Wesley’s Got Talent Show, evening campfires with s’mores, fair games, an employee picnic and more! Thank you to […]

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A senior artist working on a painting.

Wesley Seniors’ Art Programs: Van Gogh, Pollock and Picasso

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Wesley Health Care Center recently held one of six Wesley Seniors’ Art Programs focused on Van Gogh, Pollock and Picasso. These explorations of painting are led by artist and Wesley Health Care Center social worker, Kathy Prevost, who facilitates the painting series with approximately 20 senior learners in each program. Participants learn the biographical history […]

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