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

YMCA and Wesley Intergenerational Learning Program

YMCA Intergenerational Learning Program at Wesley

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Students of the Saratoga YMCA Preschool Program and residents of Woodlawn Commons at The Wesley Community have been sharing time during the school year as part of an enriching intergenerational program. For thirty minutes of each class day, the students and older adults interact, engage, support, educate and bond with one another, helping students develop […]

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New Visions Graduation in Wesley Health Care Center.

2018 New Visions Health Careers Exploration Graduation

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This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the New Visions Health Careers Exploration Program at Wesley Health Care Center. New Visions is an academically rigorous program for college-bound high school seniors who plan to major in premed, or other allied health fields. Students learn and observe in a hospital setting from a wide range of […]

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Estate and Long-Term Care Planning Help for Solo Agers

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Tips for childless boomers from the author of a new book By Sara Zeff Geber Author and founder of LifeEncor For boomers without children (Solo Agers), an important question to answer is: What happens when I am no longer physically or mentally able to make decisions for myself? Many decisions have to be made to create documents […]

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Saratoga Springs Lions Club Freedom Flag Tour at Wesley

Saratoga Lions Recognize Wesley Military Veterans

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On May 30, volunteers from the Saratoga Springs Lions Club brought their Freedom Flag Tour to The Wesley Community campus and held a special Veterans recognition event at Embury Café. The Freedom Flag Tour is a large outdoor display of flags, which were purchased by the public in honor of a local veteran. The flags will be […]

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The Wesley Foundation invites community to “Share A Step For Seniors” during the month of June  

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Saratoga Springs, N.Y., May 24, 2018 – The Wesley Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Wesley Community in Saratoga Springs, is conducting a new fundraiser called “Share A Step For Seniors” throughout the month of June. The initiative invites community members to raise funds for The Wesley Community while working towards a fitness-oriented goal, such […]

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Jessica Florio graduated from the LANY Ignite Leadership Academy

Wesley Administrator Completes the LeadingAge NY Ignite Leadership Academy

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Congratulations to Wesley Health Care Center Administrator, Jessica Florio, who just graduated from the LeadingAge NY Ignite Leadership Academy! The Ignite Leadership Academy is a professional development program designed to facilitate the development and growth of senior living leaders in NY state. The program began in 2013 when members who had participated in the national […]

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Mayor Meg Kelly addressing the audience.

Mayor Kelly and the Saratoga Senior Advisory Committee Hold Public Meeting at Wesley

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On Wednesday, May 23, Mayor Meg Kelly, local officials, and members of the Saratoga Senior Advisory Committee met with senior members of the Saratoga Springs community at The Wesley Community’s Embury Cafe. The panel included: Meg Kelly, Mayor of Saratoga Springs Peter Martin, Commissioner of Public Safety John Daley, Deputy Commissioner of Public Safety Barbara Thomas, Saratoga […]

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The Nutrient Women Need to Avoid a Stroke

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This mineral can significantly help maintain health — especially for women By Beth Howard From May 15, 2018 Quick: Which foods are rich in potassium? If you’re drawing a blank, and particularly if you’re a woman, you could be missing out on important protection from stroke. That’s especially true for ischemic stroke — the type caused by a […]

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