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Longest Day Alzheimer's fundraiser in Embury Cafe.

Alzheimer’s Association’s “The Longest Day” Fundraiser

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Wesley celebrated Summer Solstice with the Alzheimer’s Association’s “Longest day”, a global fundraising initiative to help end Alzheimer’s. The event occurs annually on the first day of summer with participants partaking in an activity they or a loved one affected by Alzheimer’s enjoy to raise funds for The Alzheimer’s Association. For Wesley, it is also the […]

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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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Physical Therapy patient.

The Wesley Community Treats Patients Of All Ages Through Its Outpatient Therapy Program

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Thank you to the Saratoga Business Journal for this great article on Wesley’s Outpatient Therapy Program…. By Rachel Phillips For almost half a century, The Wesley Community, located at 131 Lawrence St. in Saratoga Springs, has offered care and housing for seniors and aging adults. Though the organization is well known for the services it […]

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stories hanging on the walls in the hallways

Wesley Celebrates Older Americans Month

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Every May, the Administration on Aging leads our nation’s observance of Older American’s Month. The 2018 theme, Engage at Every Age, emphasizes that you are never too old (or young) to take part in activities that can enrich your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. It also celebrates the many ways in which older adults make a […]

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Wesley Society Luncheon at Longfellow's Restaurant.

The Wesley Society Welcomes New Members

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The Wesley Society held its Annual Luncheon at Longfellow’s Restaurant in Saratoga Springs on Tuesday, April 24. New members of The Wesley Society were introduced during the program, which included welcome remarks by Jon R. Allen, President of the UMHH Board, and closing remarks by Raymond Martin, President of The Wesley Foundation Board. The Wesley […]

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Hugging Senior Couple In Room Looking at Moving Boxes on the Floor.

How to Talk About Moving to a Retirement Home: ‘It’s a Journey’

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Having a conversation about moving — whether it’s with a relative, even a spouse — brings up lots of anxiety. Here’s how to go about it. By Peter Finch and featured in The NY Times. April 27, 2018 Dawn and John Strumsky agree about most things, a tendency that has served them well in 45 years […]

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