News & Events

Downton Abbey and Beyond

Monday, June 1, 2015 - By: Alison Michael
d and admired the Diana Loeffel, CTC Americans have long enjoyed and admired the ability of British television productions to dramatize and serialize specific events and eras in history. They are particularly adept with the details of costumes and décor transporting the viewer into the period represented … (more…)

Living Large in a Smaller Home

Monday, March 16, 2015 - By: Alison Michael
Senior Move Success is in the Planning Holly Pajak, Senior Moves By Design, NY Downsizing a home can lead to lots of stress and anxiety for anyone who loves their belongings, but if you come up with a plan before you downsize, you can create a comfortable … (more…)

Preventing Falls at Home

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - By: Alison Michael
Preventing Falls at Home Dean Limeri, MD, Ellis Internal Medicine Each year, one in three adults over the age of 65 falls. The risk of falling at home threatens the health and independence of many people as they age. Falls can result in moderate to severe injuries, … (more…)

Please join us Thursday,February 26th for the 10th Annual Warmth of Wine-Albany, NY

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - By: Alison Michael
A Community Effort to Help Seniors Stay Warm   6pm to 8pm Century House in Latham Tickets : $50/per person Contact Sue at 459-2857 ext. 327 or warmthofwine@colonieseniors.org for more information    

Making the Most of Your Social Security Benefits

Monday, January 12, 2015 - By: Alison Michael
Mary Stokes, CLU, CDFA, CFP Franklin Roosevelt signed Social Security into law in 1935 calling it the Cornerstone of Retirement. Did you know a Secretary by the name of Ida Mae Fuller was the first to receive a check. She worked three years under the system, … (more…)

Watch our commercial on WMHT/PBS

Friday, January 9, 2015 - By: Alison Michael
55+ Living Guide on local television.. We are excited to share our commercial with you below, brought to you by our local WMHT/PBS channel. 55+ Living Guide was one of the sponsors in late 2014 in support a wonderful tv series on our local WMHT channel called ” Age Wise”.  If you missed the … (more…)

Helping Seniors ‘Rightsize’ Their Home

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - By: Alison Michael
Helping Seniors ‘Rightsize’ Their Homes By  Gail Seymour  We all have a vision of a dream home.  As we grow older that vision changes and what we once thought of as our dream home is much different than it was when we were younger.  Changes to our … (more…)

Next up on WMHT-TV’s Aging Wise series is “Where We Live”

Monday, November 3, 2014 - By: Alison Michael
55+ Living Guide is proud to co-sponsor this wonderful series on WHMT  called ‘Aging Wise’. Next up is “Where We Live”. Exploring housing choices that can benefit older adults as they age and how to determine the best option for you. Where We Live | Thursday, November 20, … (more…)

Unraveling the Mystery of Medicare

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - By: Alison Michael
Medicare..Should You Enroll And When? By: Bonnie Nelson, Blueshield of Northeastern New York As adults get closer to turning 65, they receive a lot of information about Medicare. It can be very confusing to sift through all of this information. So here are some tips: Planning for Medicare It’s … (more…)

Hot Travel Trend: Multigenerational Vacations

Friday, August 15, 2014 - By: Alison Michael
Multigenerational Vacations: What is it and How Do I Get Some? By: Diana Loeffel, CTC, Old Farm Travel      Let’s face it, traveling can be exciting, life changing and transformational for families of every age. As 70 becomes the new 50, 60 the new 40 and 50 … (more…)