Dutchess County Se­nior Sem­i­nars take place Nov. 3

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - LOCAL NEWS -

Spa­ces re­main avail­able for this year’s ses­sion of Se­nior Sem­i­nars. The event will take place Thurs­day, Nov. 3, at the class­rooms of New Hack­en­sack Re­formed Church, 1680 Route 376.

Ad­mis­sion to all sem­i­nars is free, but ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. Call the Dutchess County Of­fice for the Ag­ing at (845) 486-2555 to reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion.

The sem­i­nar sched­ule is as fol­lows:

9:30 a.m. • “Wills, Trusts and Fi­nan­cial Abuse.” Learn which doc­u­ments you may need and how to spot signs of fi­nan­cial el­der abuse. Pre­sented by John C. Wirth Jr.

• “Parkin­son’s Dis­ease.” Learn more about this dis­ease, which af­fects more than a mil­lion Amer­i­cans. Pre­sented by the Parkin­son’s Dis­ease Sup­port Group.

• “Age Dis­crim­i­na­tion.” Jody Miller, Dutchess County’s equal op­por­tu­nity/hu­man rights of­fi­cer, will dis­cuss ways se­niors can stop dis­crim­i­na­tion and en­sure their rights.

• “Veterans Ser­vices.” Nel­son Rivera, di­rec­tor of veterans ser­vices, will talk about the ben­e­fits avail­able to veterans and their fam­i­lies in Dutchess County.

10:30 a.m. • “Ask the County Ex­ec­u­tive.” Dutchess County Ex­ec­u­tive Mar­cus Moli­naro will be on hand to an­swer ques­tions about county gov­ern­ment.

• “Alzheimer’s dis­ease.” The Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion’s Hud­son Val­ley chap­ter will talk about what is and isn’t known about the dis­ease and how fam­i­lies and care­givers can cope.

• “Chair Yoga.” In­struc­tor Toni Farkas will of­fer a short in­tro­duc­tion and sam­ple class for peo­ple who would like to feel more en­er­getic, more re­laxed or more ag­ile.

• “Pain Man­age­ment in Older Adults.” Dr. Seema Rizvi of Win­gate Healthcare will lead a dis­cus­sion of pain treat­ment op­tions and strate­gies.

11:30 a.m. • “Or­ga­niz­ing vs. Hoard­ing.” Pro­fes­sional or­ga­nizer Sheila Del­son will show how to make your home safer by de-clut­ter­ing and learn­ing to rec­og­nize the signs of hoard­ing.

• “Medi­care Tips.” Open en­roll­ment is cur­rently tak­ing place through Dec. 7. Learn some Medi­care ins and outs from Of­fice for the Ag­ing In­for­ma­tion Ser­vices Spe­cial­ist Mag­gie Kwet.

• “Spot the Scam.” The New York State Divi­sion of Con­sumer Pro­tec­tion will of­fer tips to keep from fall­ing vic­tim to a scam.

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