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August 2017: Senior Living Section

All the top senior living businesses in the Capital Region.

Advanced Audiology Services
27 Lower Hudson Avenue, Green Island
270.5802; advancedaudiologyservices.net
It can be quite daunting, not to mention frustrating, trying to make a decision about which hearing aid to buy. This is where the services of the audiologist can be instrumental in achieving a successful outcome. The audiologist’s role in selection is to guide and advise the consumer regarding options such as style and level of technology. One should wind up with “the best hearing aid for me.” Carrying many brands does not necessarily translate into an advantage to the consumer. More useful information might be the answer to “What kinds of results do you typically get from the hearing aids that you dispense?  Are your patients usually satisfied with the outcome?”

Ingersoll Place Assisted Living
3359 Consaul Road, Niskayuna
370.4419; ingersollplace.org
Since 1924, Ingersoll Place has been recognized as an essential provider of residential services for older adults. Known for decades as the Ingersoll Memorial Home for Aged Men, the opening of a new facility in 2008 allowed for an expansion of services, including a special needs/memory care unit. Licensed by the NYS Department of Health, Ingersoll Place has 72 apartments, all with private bathrooms with walk-in showers. Monthly rental fees are all-inclusive with no additional charges for meals, transportation, medication management and assistance with daily activities including dressing, bathing, laundry and housekeeping. Tours are available 7 days a week.

Shaker Pointe at Carondelet
1 Bell Tower Drive, Watervliet   
250.4900; shakerpointe.org
Shaker Pointe views retirement as a time for growth, not aging. Our community, near Latham, supports a happier, healthier and more engaging place to call home and boasts a variety of apartment-style residences, cottage homes, and courtyard residences, as well as relaxing outdoor spaces. The atmosphere at Shaker Pointe is a warm and welcoming place as facilitated by the Sisters of St. Joseph’s mission of hospitality. Residents are encouraged to participate in programming designed to enrich both the body and mind. Swim in our heated indoor pool or relax in our spa. Visit the aerobics studio and enjoy classes such as Zumba, Tai Chi, Yoga, Balance, and more! Or dine in one of our three dining venues: our Resident Dining room, the Bistro, or the Restaurant at the Pointe, which is open to the public.

The Wesley Community
156 Lawrence Street, Saratoga Springs
691.1560; TheWesleyCommunity.org
A perfect blend of independence and support – In the Enriched Living program at Woodlawn Commons, you’ll appreciate the availability of caring and attentive around-the-clock staff while you enjoy the privacy and comfort of your charming apartment home. Your monthly fee covers rent and utilities, delicious daily meals, and selected personal services. We do the housekeeping and laundry, freeing you to spend time with friends, engaging in-house activities and scheduled outings, including shopping. Our registered nurse helps manage your health care and medications, and we provide transportation to medical appointments. As your needs increase, we can provide additional support to help keep you independent. The Woodlawn Commons Enriched Living Program is licensed by the NYS Department of Health.

The Spinney at Van Dyke
38 Provoost Place, Delmar
689.0162; TheSpinneyatVanDyke.com
The Spinney at Van Dyke is a new, unique take on “55 and better” living. Step into your cottage filled with brand new EnergyStar appliances, fixtures and modern amenities from your own private front porch or attached garage and enjoy all of the time that you get back in your day and life by having our professional staff do the home-ownership tasks for you that you’ve always dreaded. By right-sizing your lifestyle you will be able to explore new hobbies and activities with neighbors and friends, further enhanced by our brand new clubhouse which is nearing completion! Greene Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center 161 Jefferson Heights, Catskill 943.9380; greenemeadows.com Greene Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, located at 161 Jefferson Heights in Catskill, is a 120-bed skilled nursing and sub-acute rehabilitation facility.  A multi-million-dollar renovation of the building was completed July 2017. The facility features bright, spacious interiors with modern décor and a state-of-the-art rehabilitation gym. Unique to Greene Meadows is the on-site Columbia-Greene Dialysis Center. To learn more visit: greenemeadows.com or call 943.9380 to schedule a tour.

The Furniture House
1254 Highway 9P, Saratoga Springs
1060 Route 9, Queensbury
The Furniture House has two great locations to serve you: our flagship store at 1254 Highway 9P on Saratoga Lake, and now at Sutton’s Marketplace, 1060 Route 9, Queensbury. As we get older, our family structure changes. We downsize our homes. We want comfort and convenience in a tiny package. We look for other ways to be space efficient. The Furniture House specializes in American-made, hard to find pieces to fill these needs. We have Murphy beds, coffee tables that turn to dining tables, lift recliners, Krypton fabrics and multi-purpose home furnishings offering additional storage. Our design staff can assist you in this process and our delivery team is here for you! If you haven’t been to the Furniture House, where have you been? The Furniture House—the unusual as usual. 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.
Avila Independent Retirement Community
100 White Pines Drive, Albany
Ávila is the Capital Region’s premier retirement community for seniors seeking an active, independent lifestyle. Surrounded by the beauty of the Pine Bush, Ávila provides a safe and unique place to call home. Ávila’s aquatic center, spa, and state-of-the-art fitness facilities cater to health-conscious seniors. Our beautiful community gardens, hobby studios, and entertainment rooms offer residents opportunities to socialize and pursue their passions. Our world-class dining program, provided by Mazzone Hospitality, is the perfect way to start or end the day. Our all-inclusive monthly fee program, combined with our amenity-rich lifestyle approach to residential living, creates a stress and maintenance-free environment. We truly understand and attend to our residents’ individual needs so they can enjoy the things that matter most!

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