Senior Health


To sign up for one of the wellness seminars or support groups in BlueShield of Northeastern New York's Senior Health Program, or for more information, just call the number listed below.

Alzheimers Disease Support Center:
Senior Support Groups
1-518-564-3370

Fitness Professionals on Demand of Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady Counties:
Fitness for Proactive Seniors
1-518-505-2669

Glens Falls Senior Center of Warren County:
Programs, services and support
1-518-793-2189

Hart to Heart Fitness of Albany:
Physical Activity Classes for Seniors
1-518-456-1058

Retired and Senior Volunteer of Clinton County:
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program
1-518-566-0944

Rotterdam Senior Citizens Inc. of Schenectady County:
Senior Recreation Center
1-518-356-1561

Senior Citizen's Center of Saratoga County:
Recreation and Education Programs include:
Creative Arts
Exercise
Literary Group
1-518-584-1621

Stress Techniques of Albany:
Stress Management Workshop
1-518-755-5053

Whittier Place of Columbia County:
Senior Support Groups
1-518-828-0900

Yoga For You
Chair Yoga
518-929-2118

Programs for seniors range from one session to multiple sessions over several weeks. Typical information includes:

  • Mild stretching and physical activity instruction
  • Recognizing risk factors for various health issues
  • Avoiding low back and other pain
  • Nutrition hints and suggestions
  • Safety consideration in the home
  • How to build a better relationship with your doctor