the courtyard of the Woodlawn Commons independent and enriched/assisted living apartments with flowers and decorative stones

A group of volunteers posing for a photo in Wesley's Woodlawn Commons building.

National Volunteer Week

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Thank You to The Wesley Community’s Generous Volunteers! As National Volunteer week is upon us, The Wesley Community would like to thank our many volunteers, as well as share ways that you can volunteer and make a difference in our resident’s lives. Volunteers are an important part of fulfilling our mission at The Wesley Community. […]

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Group Of Seniors Using Resistance Bands In Fitness Class

Senior-Friendly Forms of Exercise

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If you are an older adult looking to increase your daily activity, this list of senior-friendly forms of exercise can help you get started. Exercise is important at every stage in life. As we grow older, however, remaining physically active helps us maintain flexibility, strength, balance, and range of motion. These are key to preventing […]

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Group photo of Woodlawn Commons staff.

Woodlawn Commons Annual Winter Party

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Woodlawn Commons hosted its Annual Winter Party for residents and family last week. A buffet dinner was served by Woodlawn Staff, followed by entertainment by ventriloquist, Sylvia Fletcher. The Magnet Man captured families and friends on keepsake magnetic photos. Thank you to everyone who attended! View the Facebook Photo Album HERE.   The Woodlawn Commons […]

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Financial Advisor Talking To Senior Couple At Home

Trusts vs. Wills: Important Differences to Know

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Estate planning is an important part of successful aging. You can learn more about two estate planning tools—wills and trusts—in this article. A will is a legal document adults of all ages typically need. They are especially important for seniors, who are more likely than younger adults to have accumulated significant assets. A will designates […]

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Members of Wesley and the Saratoga YMCA posing for a photo.

20 Years of Wesley/YMCA Intergenerational Preschool Partnership

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The Wesley Community and the Saratoga Region YMCA are celebrating over twenty years of our Intergenerational Preschool partnership. Students at the YMCA’s Wesley Intergenerational Learning Center enjoy a unique balance between a great preschool atmosphere and meaningful time with older adults. Thirty minutes of each class day, the students and older adults are brought together to […]

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Group ophoto of staffers at the 21st Annual Chowderfest.

Saratoga Chowderfest 2019

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The Wesley Community had a great time participating in the 21st Annual Saratoga Chowderfest. The Wesley Community took part in the 21st Annual Saratoga Chowderfest on Saturday, February 2nd.  It was our second year in a row taking part in this fun and popular Saratoga Springs event.  Leading up to it, Wesley’s Dining Services held an on-campus chowder […]

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