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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Qualities that Make a Community “Age-Friendly”

July 25, 2017

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Here at the NNORC that is our focus—100%—and we’re always exploring new ways to shape that vision into a reality. On July 12, NNORC staff was invited to participate in the kick-off meeting for the Age Friendly Albany County initiative. The invitation described it as “a meeting of potential stakeholders who will partner with Albany County, …Read More

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Farewell to Joe and Miriam Adler

July 25, 2017

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Last month, we bid a bittersweet farewell to longtime NNORC Residents’ Council member Joe Adler.  Joe and his wife Miriam are relocating to New Jersey to live closer to their two sons and their families.  Joe was a devoted and faithful NNORC Residents Council member through the years, frequently advocating, passionately and effectively, for our …Read More

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JFS Staff Runs 5k for NNORC Resident Ida Leberman

May 23, 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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Reap the Benefits and Rewards of Living in the Albany NNORC

December 29, 2016

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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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