Alzheimer's Disease Center
The University Alzheimer's Disease Center's education/outreach component works closely with the Rochester Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. The Center has an urban satellite clinic, for outreach efforts to inner city areas, and a rural satellite clinic targeted to the rural communities surrounding Rochester.
Annual Family Health and Fitness Fair — Community Dentistry & Oral Disease Prevention
The program participates each year in the largest healthcare exposition in upstate New York. Emphasis is placed on the wellness of the senior adult population in Western New York.
Creative Workshop Art Classes
The Memorial Art Gallery offers art classes for adults, teens and children as young as two and a half. Creative workshop scholarships for children are administered by the Rochester City School District.
Dealing with Aging and Loss
Therapeutic treatment to older adults facing the loss of friends and family, declining health, and abuse.
Episcopal Church Home
Undergraduates visit senior citizens to talk, make crafts, and play games. In addition, the Church Home is a Wilson Day site.
Finger Lakes Regional Poison and Drug Information Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center
The Poison and Drug Information Center provides emergency management of accidental and intentional poison ingestions as well as drug and lactation information services to over 28,000 callers from the Finger Lakes region each year. The Center also provides poison prevention literature, resources, and facilitator training for child care providers, parents, grandparents, educators, community leaders, and health professionals who work with pre-school children. The Center, which serves a 12-county area, offers an Occupational and Environmental Toxicology Clinic available by primary care physician referral. TTY and translation services are available. Speakers for professional organizations or agencies are also available. The poison center has recently been awarded a grant to address special needs of some populations which allows for presentations specifically regarding deaf and migrant worker populations.
Memorial Art Gallery Special Needs Tours
The Memorial Art Gallery arranges tours for area social service agencies. Self-guided experiences are also available.
The Eastman School of Music's Community Education Division offers a variety of lessons, classes, workshops, and special events for adults and senior citizens during the academic year and during the summer. Programs include private lessons, music theory and history, ensembles, the New Horizons Band and Orchestra, free concerts and recitals, the Adult Certificate program and more.
New Horizons Band
Eastman School of Music's Community Education Division sponsors this band comprised of senior citizens and other adults. It is ideal for individuals who are learning a musical instrument for the first time, or are starting their study again after a long period of musical inactivity. Large and small ensemble rehearsal, group instruction, and performance opportunities are provided, along with delightful social interaction.
New Horizons Orchestra
Fashioned after the New Horizons Band, the Eastman School of Music's Community Education Division sponsors this string orchestra comprised of senior citizens and other adults.
Nursing Home Group Activities — Jewish Home of Rochester
University students befriend area senior citizens through this program. Visitation is once a week.
Older Adults Service (Department of Psychiatry — Ambulatory Services)
Offers specialized mental health care to men and women aged 60 years and older, or their family members, who are facing the emotional or physical challenges of aging. Staff are especially trained to work with older adults and family members who may be facing challenges such as caregiver stress, depression, anxiety, fear or worries, memory problems, physical health problems, and other age-related challenges.
Program in Aging and Developmental Disabilities (PADD)
PADD promotes inter-institutional alliances between the developmental disabilities agencies and aging networks to advance training and service for elders who are developmentally disabled.
Rochester Community Mobile Crisis Team
This mobile team can be accessed through Lifeline and will respond anywhere in Monroe County for all ages who are experiencing mental health crises. This team is composed of trained clinicians experienced in addressing a multitude of mental health issues.
St. Ann's Home
As a Wilson Day community service project, University volunteers participated in a recreation therapy event with residents. On Project America Day, student volunteers played bingo with the residents.
St. John's Home
As a Wilson Day community service project, University volunteers visited with residents at the Seneca Park Zoo and Charlotte Beach.
St. Martin's Place
As a Wilson Day community service project, University volunteers helped prepare and serve the noon meal, and painted and cleaned rooms.
Tours for Seniors
Specially designed tours of the Memorial Art Gallery's collection and exhibitions are offered to senior citizen groups on request.
Women and Aging Conference
The Highlands at Pittsford and the Highland Center for Women sponsor two Women and Aging Conferences each year to explore important health care issues of interest to elders.
Valley Manor Performances
The Eastman School of Music sponsors performances at Valley Manor Retirement Community and invites residents to concerts at the School.
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