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April 2018: Senior Living Section

All the top senior living businesses in the Capital Region.

The Home of the Good Shepherd
Various locations homeofthegoodshepherd.com
The Home of the Good Shepherd assisted living facility offers residents superior, professional care in a warm home-like environment. Our size allows us to treat each resident as an individual, meeting his/her own needs and activity. With our licensure, we can provide a continuum of care while residents age in place with either our Enhanced or Memory Care services. Every resident has a personal care plan and individualized service plan. Delicious meals are served three times a day in our dining room. Therapeutic diets as ordered by the physician are also available. We offer a full calendar of in-house and outside activities.

The Spinney at Van Dyke
6 Parker Mathusa Place, Delmar
518.689.0162; thespinneyatvandyke.com
Enjoy Our New Clubhouse: The Spinney at Van Dyke’s newest amenity for “55 and better” residents is a 5,000-square foot clubhouse! This clubhouse space is ready for events of all shapes and sizes from exercise to entertainment. This year will be a fun one to see all that residents can participate in. The clubhouse is equipped with a fitness center, media room with big screen TV and ample seating, welcoming Great Room with a gas fireplace and full kitchen with double ovens. For enjoyment in better weather, the space also features a spacious outdoor patio and 2 pools plus Community Gardens coming this spring.

Safe Care Mobility Services
456 North Pearl Street, Albany
518.462.5923; safecaremobility.com
Safe Care Mobility was founded on the idea that compassion is key. We provide the best possible medical transportation and ambulette service that we can. We use modern vehicles maintained by in-house mechanics and our drivers are trained professionals. That means we take every possible step to make your ride comfortable, safe, and on time—with a smile! Safe Care Mobility Services is located in Albany and serves the greater Capital Region. Call us today and find out how we can help.

Uptown Optometry
2 Middlesex Road, East Greenbush 
518.486.8989; uptownoptometryny.com
For over 20 years, Dr. Edward Berger has offered optometry exam services in Rensselaer County. We provide state-of-the-art equipment for your annual eye exam. We offer distinctive eyewear, sport and sun glasses, motorcycle goggles and contact lenses and feature frames by Swarovski, BMW, Vera Bradley, Marciano by Guess, Harley Davidson, Liberty Sport, Ducks Unlimited, Ted Baker and many other brands. Our office is accepting new patients at our newly renovated Dutch Colonial building and offers appointments for homebound patients using our portable equipment. Call us today.

Umbrella of the Capital District
518 346-5249; theumbrella.org
Umbrella of the Capital District has been helping senior homeowners stay in the community by providing low-cost home maintenance and other services. Members pay an income-based annual membership fee for access to carefully-screened handy-people, most of whom are retirees, who want to make a little extra cash and help others. They do housecleaning, small repairs, lawn work, and other jobs, like shopping, transportation and meal prep—it all depends on what the member needs. If you need help around the house or want to help someone take care of their home, please call Umbrella at 518.346.5249, or visit theumbrella.org.

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