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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Bach Library and Albany NNORC Deliver Books to Homebound Seniors

June 14, 2016

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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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New Law Supports Family Caregivers

June 13, 2016

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At this moment, nearly 2.6 million New York residents are caring for an older parent or loved one, helping them to live independently at home. These family caregivers have a huge responsibility, and now there’s support in place that will make life a little bit easier for them. A new law, the Caregiver Advise, Record, …Read More

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You Shop. Amazon Gives. JFS Smiles.

June 6, 2016

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Did you know that every time you shop on Amazon.com you could be making a donation to JFS? And it doesn’t cost you extra to do so? It’s true. When you shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchase to the charitable organization of your choice—JFS! Smile.Amazon.com is the same …Read More

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