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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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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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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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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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Silent Wings presentation at Saratoga Senior Center.

Silent Wings: Birds of Prey – Saratoga Senior Center

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On Friday, May 4th, The Wildlife Institute of Eastern NY visited the Saratoga Senior Center with three raptors they have taken in for rehabilitation. Attendees enjoyed an informative discussion about the unique behavior of owls, falcons and other birds of prey, the conservation issues that impact them, and the human impact on species survival. It […]

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She Called Him Raymond, by Ray O'Conor.

The Erwine L. Levine Event Series Presents: “She Called Him Raymond” by Ray O’Conor

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On May first, author Ray O’Conor joined Wesley residents in Embury Café to discuss the writing of his new book, “She Called Him Raymond.” In his presentation, Mr. O’Conor provided a glimpse into the true story of two ordinary people who led extraordinary lives during the most tumultuous period in history. He shared the story […]

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Adirondack Trust Company presenting a check to The Wesley Community.

The Wesley Foundation to celebrate “An Evening In Spain” at annual gala

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*Please see attached photo.* Atc-Wesley-Check: The Adirondack Trust Company recently presented a $10,500 donation to The Wesley Foundation in support of its 2018 special events. The Adirondack Trust Company is the presenting sponsor of this year’s gala. Pictured from left: Raymond Martin, President of The Wesley Foundation Board of Directors; Greg Dixon, Executive Director of […]

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Improve Your Eye Health by Simply Getting Outside

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Research shows outdoor activities are good for your eyes By VSP Vision Care March 26, 2018 We all know exercise is good for our bodies and minds, but did you know simply getting outside exercises your eyes and improves your overall eye health, too? That’s right. Studies suggest increased use of computers and other screens limit […]

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