Senior Living Advertising Section – February 2013


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Attentive Services
5 Computer Drive West, Albany
438.6271or 694.0400 for Attentive Home Companions

Attentive Care has provided quality care to our patients in the Capital District since 1977. We are a locally-owned and operated home health care service. Attentive Care is licensed by the New York State Department of Health and fully complies with all regulations governing licensed home care agencies. Our continued goal is to treat every individual with compassion, respect and dignity, while providing quality home health care.

 Our initial nursing assessment is a crucial step to ensure that the needs of your loved one are identified and matched with the skills and competencies of our caregivers. Our home health care team is the true heart of our organization. We understand that our success is based on their experience and relationship with your loved one. We invest significant time and attention on screening, training and supervising our employees to ensure we provide the best quality of care.
It has become apparent to us that there is a rapidly growing need for non-medical support services in our community. In order to meet this essential need we have established Attentive Home Companions, a non-medical home companion service that provides assistance and support assuring home safety, social interaction, meal planning and preparation, light housekeeping, community appointments and activities. This service also represents and provides relief from family care giving responsibilities.
With experience you can depend on, Attentive Care and Attentive Home Companions, along with our professional staff, will continue to provide quality services to help you every step of the way

Baptist Health
297 North Ballston Avenue, Scotia

Recently hospitalized? Want to get well and go home?

Choosing the right therapy program after hospitalization is one of the most important decisions you might have to make. Not all rehabilitative therapy programs are the same! Homeward Bound Transitional Care is a rehab unit created with the standards that Baptist has a 35-year reputation of delivering to the community. Some of the amenities we offer are:

  • Private rooms/suites
  • Rehabilitation – physical, occupational, speech
  • Customized therapy programs
  • Orthopedic recovery
  • Cardiac and pulmonary management
  • Trachs, C-pap, B-iPap
  • Stroke recovery
  • Vascular/wound management
  • Pain management
  • IV therapy
  • Nutritional management

 Our mission is to “help get you there”… back to your home.  Our focus is to ensure your recuperation will be as smooth as possible.  Our interdisciplinary care team members are committed to meeting the individual needs and Goals of our residents.  All suites are private or semi-private. All services are provided in The Baptist Health tradition, with quality care and dignity delivered in a loving, compassionate and supportive environment.
We are The People Caring for People!

Beacon Pointe
Memory Care Community
1 Emma Lane, Clifton Park

Beacon Pointe Memory Care Community is an assisted-living facility specializing in the care for those who have memory challenges. We are located at 1 Emma Lane in Clifton Park and we welcome you to schedule your personalized tour today.

Beacon Pointe is proud to host these events for the community at no cost. Refreshments will be served. Please contact Lauren Jacobi at 371.2200 or at to register.

Communication and Behavior: Thursday, February 7, 1pm

Join The Alzheimer’s Association as they share tips and techniques for understanding behavior and communicating effectively with someone living with dementia.
Veteran Aide and Attendance Benefits:  Tuesday, February 19, 1:30pm

Join The VA in a discussion of the ins and outs of Veteran Aid and Attendance Benefits: what is it, who is eligible, what is the process, and what are the benefits?
Comfort & Conversation Support Group: Thursday, February 14, 1pm & 3pm

Join fellow caregivers for support, to relieve stress, and learn tools about caring for loved ones with dementia. The group is facilitated by Meaghan O’Connor RN, BS, MBA, CLNC.
Frontotemporal Degeneration Support Group: Tuesday, February 26, 5pm

According to the Association for Front temporal Degeneration, FTD is one of the most common dementias affecting the younger population and is characterized by a gradual, progressive decline in behavior and/or language. The support group is facilitated by Cheri Rubin. We welcome new members.

Kingsway Community
323 Kings Road, Schenectady

Independent living at Kingsway Community
Founded in 1975, Kingsway has grown and expanded to meet the changing needs of seniors in the Capital Region over the past 37 years. Situated on a 25-acre campus in the residential section of Woodlawn in Schenectady, Kingsway offers a continuum of care and services from independent living apartments, assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation, home care, adult day program, respite, memory care, Hospice, child day care and a car service.  

Kingsway’s independent living apartments are a popular choice for those who want comfortable, maintenance-free, retirement living. Two of the apartment buildings on the campus – Parkland Garden Apartments and Kingsway Village Apartments – provide services and amenities such as weekly housekeeping with linen service, a chef-prepared daily meal, cultural and social activities, beauty/barber shop, emergency pull cords with 24-hour staffing, and transportation to scheduled medical appointments and group outings. It is a place where residents live in complete control, safety and security while enjoying all the benefits of residency at Kingsway Community. Independence, comfort and happiness are not options; they are a way of life at Kingsway.

Because Kingsway offers a complete continuum of care and services, their experienced and dedicated staff provides whatever level of care an individual may require. Gracious accommodations and abundant amenities permits each resident to live as independently as possible with comfort, care and compassion.

Give Kingsway a call at 393.8800 to schedule a tour so you can see for yourself why so many people call Kingsway home.

Falcon Trace
1 Sparrow Hawk Circle, Halfmoon

Come experience Falcon Trace today!

Falcon Trace is Southern Saratoga County’s finest maintenance-free active adult community nestled in a beautiful wooded setting. Located within two miles of Exit 9 of the Adirondack Northway offering a country setting, yet close to shopping and an abundance of seasonal activities at the Halfmoon Town Park, located less than a quarter of a mile away.

Construction is well under way on the final phase of Falcon Trace. We encourage you to visit us soon and reserve your new apartment. Our friendly and courteous staff will answer your questions and discuss our current incentive options.

Falcon Trace consists of a limited number of one-and-two bedroom apartment units complemented with amenities enabling you a carefree and maintenance-free lifestyle.

While a resident, take advantage of the onsite exercise room, activities room and cozy library with complementary Wi-Fi. Additionally, enjoy FREE golf (while you are a resident of Falcon Trace) at our affiliated Fairways of Halfmoon 18-hole golf course located just moments away.

We are having an open house on Sunday March 3, 2013 from 12-2pm. Entertainment and refreshments will be provided. If parties are interested, please contact Melissa at 664.5464.

Advanced Audiology
2001 Fifth Avenue, Troy

The audiologist can help you select your hearing aid.

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.  Certainly, with the ever increasingly sophisticated digital technology found in today’s hearing aids, it was never intended that the hearing-aid user would have the necessary preparation to make that choice without guidance and assistance from a professional who selects and fits hearing aids for a living.

It is reasonably safe, though not necessarily wise, for the consumer to choose the brand of the hearing aid.  Beyond that decision, the consequences of choices made solely by the consumer can adversely affect a successful outcome.  Most hearing-aid manufacturers will have products that will be an excellent choice for a given individual.  The audiologist’s role in selection is to guide and advise the consumer regarding options such as style and level of technology.  In the end, one should wind up with the equivalent of “the best hearing aid for me.”

A frequent question is “Do you carry many brands?”  It is impossible for an audiologist to be equally skilled in fitting the hearing aids of, say, ten different manufacturers.  Carrying many brands does not necessarily translate into advantage or benefit to the consumer.  A more useful bit of 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?”           



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