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January 2020: 50+ Living Section

All of the top 50+ living–related businesses in the Capital Region.

Helping Hands@Home, LLC
Main Square, 316 Delaware Ave., Delmar

The highly trusted Helping Hands@Home is a locally owned and operated non-medical home care provider that’s been helping people, especially seniors, live more independent lives since 2010. Helping Hands provides its expert home care services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including most holidays. The experienced caregivers assist with daily living activities such as dressing, medication reminders and meal preparation. They also help with light housekeeping, shopping and errands, while simultaneously offering companionship. Helping Hands caregivers are trained to understand the nuances of senior care and are insured and bonded.

Lindsay Drug
416 5th Ave., Troy

Consider Lindsay Drug your
one-stop shop for all of your medicine and health equipment needs in the Troy area. This local, family-run, independent healthcare center and pharmacy is packed with everything you might need to keep your family happy and healthy—from walkers and wound care items to wheelchairs and aging in place accessories for the home. The drug store’s in-house associates are specially trained to fit customers with the perfect crutches, quad canes or canes, including decorative ones. Plus: Shop post-mastectomy prosthesis and
brassieres and compression therapy garments here, including custom stockings for hard-to-fit sizes.

Safe Care Mobility Services
456 N. Pearl St., Albany

Compassion is key at Safe Care Mobility Services, which provides the best possible medical transportation and ambulette service. Its
award-winning fleet of modern vehicles is expertly maintained by in-house mechanics and boasts the highest level of wheelchair lifts, wheelchairs and stretchers. Every step is taken to make your ride comfortable and safe, from the hiring of the very best drivers to their pledge to arrive on time and with a smile. Their service is perfect for medical appointments, nursing home transfers and hospital discharges; plus, they are the only Upstate New York provider to offer bariatric stretcher service.

Nina Sher, Senior Real Estate Specialist
Hunt Real Estate ERA
1365 New Scotland Rd., Slingerlands
518.368.5578; huntrealestate.com
Are you thinking about downsizing? One of the worst things people can do is wait too long to reach that decision.
Nina had been contemplating a move for more than a year, but her husband’s Parkinson’s diagnosis forced them to make a decision sooner. She sold her home last fall, moved into a townhouse and couldn’t be happier. No regrets! How about you? Are you stuck? Nina created the SMART DOWNSIZING GUIDE to help baby boomers get clarity around this huge decision. Call her to receive your free copy and get one step closer to living a happier life.

River Ridge Living Center
100 Sandy Dr., Amsterdam
518.843.3503; riverridgelc.com

River Ridge Living Center, a 120-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing center in the heart of Amsterdam, is family owned and operated. Renowned for its beauty and home-like atmosphere, patients and residents thrive in their friendly environment. River Ridge combines a comprehensive array of clinical services with an individualized rehabilitation approach. The
30-acre park-like property offers a full selection of activities for every activity level, while the kitchen produces culinary delights for three daily
home-style meals plus snacks.

The Spinney at Van Dyke
6 Parker Mathusa Pl., Delmar
518.689.0162; thespinneyatvandyke.com

Leaving your house does not mean you have to leave your privacy behind. The Spinney at Van Dyke is a new approach to living for the “55 and better” community, allowing residents to move away from the burdens of owning their home while allowing a sense of privacy in a community setting. Each cottage at The Spinney features private entryways, back and front porches, as well as direct-access attached garages. The Spinney lifestyle is the smoothest transition from owning a home to downsizing and renting — go see why today!

Rivers Casino & Resort
1 Rush St., Schenectady

Enjoy the lovely bouquet of amenities Rivers Casino & Resort has to offer during the month of February! Try your hand at today’s hottest slots and table games and jump into the action with the Leap Year Loot Slot Tournament. Every Thursday during the month of February, play for a chance to win your share of $10,000 Free Slot Play. Plus, on Saturdays this month, don’t miss the Rush to Riches drawings for your chance to win $112,000 cash!
Hungry? Dig into unbelievable flavors at one of the casino’s five unique restaurants. For a special Valentine’s Day dinner for two, choose Dukes Chophouse, which is serving up a special four-course dinner on Friday, February 14. The next night, feel the love in the Event Center with live entertainment from Grammy-nominated R&B legend Al B. Sure!. Keep the fun going with Rivers Mardi Gras Cajun Buffet on Tuesday, February 25 and Wednesday, February 26. Indulge yourself with live music and a Cajun-style buffet featuring a variety of classics, including seafood, chicken and sausage gumbo, jambalaya and more!

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