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2015 Aging Well Forum

The Adirondacks: By the Light of Midnight

August 13th, 2015 6:00 PM to END The Queensbury Senior Center, 742 Bay St., Queensbury

Some of the Adirondacks’ most spectacular beauty and solitude are reserved for the landscape at night.

Registration and Refreshments begin at 5:30PM

Nighttime drops a cloak of anonymity over the land. And at night, the camera allows us to record phenomena we are physically incapable of seeing. Long exposures capture objects in motion, creating metaphors for the passage of time and the seasons. Experience the unimaginable beauty, mystery, awe and wonder of the Adirondacks at night.

The program is presented by Mark Bowie, a professional nature photographer and writer. His work has been published internationally in books and magazines, on calendars, posters, and greeting cards, and in advertising media. The event will be held at The Queensbury Senior Center, 742 Bay St., Queensbury. A $5.00 fee covers the program and refreshments.

Reservations are required as seating is limited. Reserve your spot today by calling

(518) 793-1494.

Elder Justice Forum

September 16th, 2015 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM The Queensbury Hotel, 88 Ridge St, Glens Falls

A panel presentation by Kathleen B. Hogan,Warren County District Attorney, Nathan H. York,Warren County Sheriff, and Michelle Arnold, Acting Chief of Police, Glens Falls Police Department.

The panel will discuss how the local justice system responds to, advocates for, and protects victims of elder abuse.The forum will bring together professionals, seniors, adult children, friends and caregivers to learn legal information and prevention strategies on elder abuse issues facing our community and the growing senior citizen population.

The event will be held at The Queensbury Hotel, 88 Ridge St, Glens Falls. The program is free thanks to a CommunityMerit Award from theWarren County Bar Foundation.

Pre-registration is required as seating is limited. Reserve your spot today by calling

(518) 793-1494.

The Joy of Living: A Recipe for Achieving Your Personal Best at any Age

October 14, 2015 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM Six Flags Great Escape Lodge, 89 Six Flags Drive, Queensbury

No one wants to grow older, but aging is inevitable.

Barbara Speedling, Quality of Life Specialist will explore the impact of changing circumstances on a person's ability to live life to the fullest at any age. Discussion will focus on finding ways to accommodate the changes we all experience due to age or chronic health issues. Topics include pursuing education on nutrition and healthy living; accessing the support and self-help services in your community; learning various ways sports and other activities are modified to acclimate changes in ability; and much more.

The event will be held at Six Flags Great Escape Lodge, 89 Six Flags Drive, Queensbury. The programs is free and includes breakfast and resource materials. Pre-registration is required by calling (518) 793-1494.

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