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Tuesdays in October – Pastoral Care Events

Join us during the Month of October for:  CONVERSATIONS FOR THE LIVING ABOUT DYING

All Saints on the Hudson, Corpus Christi, and St. Mary’s, Crescent are sponsoring a series of four presentations called “Conversations For the Living About Dying.” The focus of these seminars will be on making “preplanned” decisions for “end of life” issues.  The sessions are meant for all generations and are open to all churches and the public.

There is no cost.  All sessions will begin at 6:30 PM and will run between 60 and 90 minutes each.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017: CELEBRATING THE CHRISTIAN FUNERAL — Deacon Jim O’Rourke, Family Services for Albany Diocesan Cemeteries

Location:  All Saints on the Hudson, Joe Scerbo Center, 52 William St., Mechanicville

  • The Rites and Rights of Christian Burial
  • Our obligations of care and prayer for the dead
  • Preplanning as a gift to your family

Tuesday, October 24, 2017: CONVERSATIONS BEFORE THE CRISIS — Pat Spreitzer, RN, BSN, Community Nurse Liaison, Community Hospice and Linda Seymour, RN, BSN, MS, Health Educator 

Location:  Corpus Christi Church, 2001 Route 9 at Ushers Road, Round Lake

  • Initiating those uncomfortable but necessary discussions
  • Understanding our options for advanced health care planning
  • Decisions we need to make – tips and tools to help us and our families in this process

Registrations appreciated – Please call or email Jeanne Gracon at 518-371-9632 ext. 11 or via email at smcare@nycap.rr.com.

Register for one or all FREE sessions of this series.  Registration ensures availability of handouts.  Everyone is welcome!

Tuesdays in October – Pastoral Care Events

Join us during the Month of October for:  CONVERSATIONS FOR THE LIVING ABOUT DYING

All Saints on the Hudson, Corpus Christi, and St. Mary’s, Crescent are sponsoring a series of four presentations called “Conversations For the Living About Dying.” The focus of these seminars will be on making “preplanned” decisions for “end of life” issues.  The sessions are meant for all generations and are open to all churches and the public.

There is no cost.  All sessions will begin at 6:30 PM and will run between 60 and 90 minutes each.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017: LEGAL ISSUES — Tara Anne Pleat, Esq., Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC Attorneys at Law

Location:  St. Mary’s Church Crescent, 86 Church Hill Road, Waterford

  • Wills, Trusts, Revocable vs. Irrevocable Trusts, Durable Power of Attorney
  • Joint Banking Accounts and other ways to avoid Probate
  • Planning for family members with disabilities

Tuesday, October 17, 2017: CELEBRATING THE CHRISTIAN FUNERAL — Deacon Jim O’Rourke, Family Services for Albany Diocesan Cemeteries

Location:  All Saints on the Hudson, Joe Scerbo Center, 52 William St., Mechanicville

  • The Rites and Rights of Christian Burial
  • Our obligations of care and prayer for the dead
  • Preplanning as a gift to your family

Tuesday, October 24, 2017: CONVERSATIONS BEFORE THE CRISIS — Pat Spreitzer, RN, BSN, Community Nurse Liaison, Community Hospice and Linda Seymour, RN, BSN, MS, Health Educator 

Location:  Corpus Christi Church, 2001 Route 9 at Ushers Road, Round Lake

  • Initiating those uncomfortable but necessary discussions
  • Understanding our options for advanced health care planning
  • Decisions we need to make – tips and tools to help us and our families in this process

Registrations appreciated – Please call or email Jeanne Gracon at 518-371-9632 ext. 11 or via email at smcare@nycap.rr.com.

Register for one or all FREE sessions of this series.  Registration ensures availability of handouts.  Everyone is welcome!

Tuesdays in October – Pastoral Care Events

Join us during the Month of October for:  CONVERSATIONS FOR THE LIVING ABOUT DYING

All Saints on the Hudson, Corpus Christi, and St. Mary’s, Crescent are sponsoring a series of four presentations called “Conversations For the Living About Dying.” The focus of these seminars will be on making “preplanned” decisions for “end of life” issues.  The sessions are meant for all generations and are open to all churches and the public.

There is no cost.  All sessions will begin at 6:30 PM and will run between 60 and 90 minutes each.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017: NOW AND AT THE HOUR OF OUR  DEATH — Fr. Rick Lesser, Pastor, Corpus Christi Church, Round Lake

Location:  Corpus Christi Church, 2001 Route 9 at Ushers Road, Round Lake

  • Spirituality of living and dying
  • Church teachings on ordinary vs. extraordinary treatments
  • Making our wishes known

Tuesday, October 10, 2017: LEGAL ISSUES — Tara Anne Pleat, Esq., Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC Attorneys at Law

   Location:  St. Mary’s Church Crescent, 86 Church Hill Road, Waterford

  • Wills, Trusts, Revocable vs. Irrevocable Trusts, Durable Power of Attorney
  • Joint Banking Accounts and other ways to avoid Probate
  • Planning for family members with disabilities

Tuesday, October 17, 2017: CELEBRATING THE CHRISTIAN FUNERAL — Deacon Jim O’Rourke, Family Services for Albany Diocesan Cemeteries

   Location:  All Saints on the Hudson, Joe Scerbo Center, 52 William St., Mechanicville

  • The Rites and Rights of Christian Burial
  • Our obligations of care and prayer for the dead
  • Preplanning as a gift to your family

Tuesday, October 24, 2017: CONVERSATIONS BEFORE THE CRISIS — Pat Spreitzer, RN, BSN, Community Nurse Liaison, Community Hospice and Linda Seymour, RN, BSN, MS, Health Educator 

   Location:  Corpus Christi Church, 2001 Route 9 at Ushers Road, Round Lake

  • Initiating those uncomfortable but necessary discussions
  • Understanding our options for advanced health care planning
  • Decisions we need to make – tips and tools to help us and our families in this process

Registrations appreciated – Please call or email Jeanne Gracon at 518-371-9632 ext. 11 or via email at smcare@nycap.rr.com.

Register for one or all FREE sessions of this series.  Registration ensures availability of handouts.  Everyone is welcome!

Nov. 4 – Nutrition and Aging

Each of us needs a balanced diet as we age and we need to be aware of the changes in our dietary needs.  The nutrients we need on a daily basis are crucial to our health.  Ideas for healthy meals that can be simple yet appealing will be presented.  Samples of healthy snacks will also be offered.

Join us for this FREE seminar by parishioner and dietitian Jean Bottillo-Faulisi.  Friday, November 4, 2016 at 11:00 am.  Seminar will run approximately one hour and is open to the public, you do not need to be a parishioner of St. Mary’s, Crescent, or even Catholic, to attend.  All are welcome!

Please pre-register for session so that we have enough materials for all who come. Contact Jeanne Gracon to register by calling 371-9632 or emailing her at smcare@nycap.rr.com.

Oct. 24 – File of Life

Join us for this FREE seminar to learn about the File of Life.

The File of Life is a personal medical home file that each of us should have prepared for emergency home responders.  Learn about the instructions for using the File of Life and its benefits. Safety measures for both inside and outside of our homes will also be covered.

Monday, October 24, 2016 at 2:00 pm.  Seminar will run approximately one hour and is open to the public, you do not need to be a parishioner of St. Mary’s, Crescent, or even Catholic, to attend.  All are welcome!

Seminar presented by the Clifton Park Halfmoon Emergency Corps.

Seminar is FREE, but we ask that you pre-register so that we have enough materials for all who come.  Register by contacting Jeanne Gracon at 371-9632 or via email at smcare@nycap.rr.com.

Oct. 17 – Know the 10 Signs – Early Detection Matters

If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts.  Early detection of Alzheimer’s Disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies, and plan for the future.

Join us for this FREE seminar by the Alzheimer’s Association on early detection.  Monday, October 17, 2016 at 11:00 am.  Seminar will run approximately one hour and is open to the public, you do not need to be a parishioner of St. Mary’s, Crescent, or even Catholic, to attend.  All are welcome!

Please pre-register for session so that we have enough materials for all who come.  Contact Jeanne Gracon to register by calling 371-9632 or emailing her at smcare@nycap.rr.com.

The ABC’s of Aging – Wednesdays in October

The ABC’s of Aging:  Empowering Our Faith Community Members as We Age

 

 

+ Wed., Oct. 21 @ 6:30 pm – Corpus Christi Church

“Home Is Where I Hang My Hat.  I Need To Plan, Where Do I Want To Live Or Where Must I Live”

 

Co-sponsored by Corpus Christi, St. Edward’s, and St. Mary’s, Crescent.  For more information or to register for one or all of the sessions, please contact Jeanne Gracon at smcare@nycap.rr.com or at 371-9632     ext. 11.     Sessions are open to all and are FREE.     EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

 

Starting the Conversation: Tuesdays in October

In conjunction with our joint parishes of St. Edwards, Corpus Christi and St. Mary’s Crescent, we are excited to invite all who are interested to Starting the Conversations: Critical Decisions in Health Care and End of Life Issues.

Every Tuesday in October will be a different topic and location.  Click the link below to see what is being offered:

Starting the Conversations

Please be sure to RSVP to Jeanne Gracon, our Pastoral Care Associate, at 371-9632 x11 or via email at smcare@nycap.rr.com.   These sessions are all FREE, we just want to make sure we have enough hand outs for everyone!