Bach Library and Albany NNORC Deliver Books to Homebound Seniors

November 14, 2017

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  Your Albany NNORC and The John J. Bach Branch of the Albany Public Library are pleased to announce the launch of Library Links, a library materials delivery service for seniors living in our neighborhood.  Through this program, library materials can be delivered to NNORC residents who are permanently or temporarily homebound due to disability …Read More

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Reap the Benefits and Rewards of Living in the Albany NNORC

November 13, 2017

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NNORC Community Boundary Map

  The New York State Office on Aging recognizes the importance of seniors aging in the comfort of their own community and funds a variety of supportive services in an area referred to as the Albany NNORC. What is a NNORC? It’s a Neighborhood Naturally Occurring Retirement Community that has been identified as having a …Read More

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JFS Staff Runs 5k for NNORC Resident Ida Leberman

November 13, 2017

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Michelle Dannenhoffer-Cau and Ida Leberman

Last summer, NNORC resident Ida Leberman was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Through weekly home visits, Michelle Dannenhoffer-Cau (NNORC Outreach & Community Care Coordinator) has come to know Ida and has been moved by her ability to face such a serious illness. When the 9th Annual Cherry Blossom 5K Race for ALS was announced, …Read More

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JFS Raises $23,000 Honoring Amy Klein from Capital Roots and Fred Erlich from Living Resources

October 31, 2017

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Amy & Fred w Awards

On October 19, 2017 JFS honored Amy Klein and Fred Erlich for their outstanding contributions to making our world a better place. JFS demonstrates and embraces the Jewish value of tikkun olam—repairing the world—in all our community based work. Our Annual Celebration recognized the commitment of our honorees to serve humanity with humility and to …Read More

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Age-Friendly Meeting Focuses on Making Albany Friendly for People of All Ages

September 19, 2017

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On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, nearly 30 people gathered for the second Age Friendly- Albany County meeting at Cohoes Senior Center. Several individuals made presentations to help Albany reach the goal of keeping its older adults at home and engaged in their communities for as long as possible. Judi England, RN, Senior Health Education Coordinator …Read More

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