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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Heat up with HEAP

December 13, 2016

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The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), which helped mitigate the burden of high winter fuel bills for 1.4 million New York households last year, has opened for the season and is accepting new applications. Regular HEAP eligibility and benefits are based on income, household composition and the type of fuel used to heat your home. …Read More

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Homebound seniors or those with disabilities can apply for an abenstee ballot

August 22, 2016

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Absentee Ballot Registration Unable to get to the polls on Election Day this coming November 8th?  Whether you’ll already be snowbirding somewhere in the sunbelt or you have a temporary or permanent illness or disability that makes it difficult for you to leave your home, you can still cast your vote by completing an absentee …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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