Caregivers host community chats

GUILDERLAND — Community Caregivers Inc., in cooperation with The Albany Guardian Society, is now offering a service for those seeking a productive distraction from pandemic-related matters.

Lunchtime Chats is a program that allows callers to interact with experts in a variety of fields. Recent topics have included traveling in Portugal and Morocco, the 1980 Winter Olympics, beekeeping, gardening, and maple-syrup production.

Offered every Tuesday and Friday at 1 p.m., these call-in shows are free and open to the public. Simply dial 518-992-6661 at 1 p.m. to access the chat line. For more information, or to request to be put on an automated call list, call Community Caregivers at 518-456-2898.

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