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Older Adults and Seniors

The Neighbordhood Senior Center: Programs for People Over 60

Ilene Yair, LMSW, Director, (718) 225-6750 Ext. 236 
IleneYair@sfy.org

    



The SFY Neighborhood Senior Center is an inclusive senior center offering a dynamic social, recreational, educational program and support services for older members of our community, focusing on the continuing growth and enrichment of its members. This program is funded by the New York City Department for the Aging.

  • A variety of stimulating classes and small groups led by qualified leaders
  • Social clubs, with several for special interest groups
  • Extensive trips and theatre going opportunities
  • Various guest presentations and events throughout the year
  • Ongoing resource and information assistance
  • A scholar series to share continued education in a wide variety of subjects
  • Explore your inner artist in professionally facilitated workshops such as ceramics, drawing & sketching, and jewelry making.



    NEW


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    Sam's Senior Cafe, our new lunch program, serves Kosher meals to people over 60 years old, and operates from
    11:30 AM to 1:00 PM on weekdays. There is a suggested contribution of $2.50.

    Daily reservations are available starting at 11:00 AM in the Tel Aviv room.

    For more information about Sam's Senior Cafe, including volunteer opportunities, please contact Heather Ganiaris
    at (718) 225-6750 extension 233.

  • The Samuel Field Y is pleased to announce “Heart To Heart”.  This program is for Caregivers and their spouse or significant other who is experiencing memory loss. This 8 week program, starting December 6th, 2013,  will provide you the opportunity to socialize and connect with other couples like you. Each week will feature a variety of activities aimed at providing a meaningful experience for both of you. For more information please contact the Older Adult office at (718) 225-6750 ext. 232.

SOCIAL ADULT DAY CARE FAMILY RESPITE PROGRAM
Jamie Cooperman, BA, Director, ext. 221

The Family Respite Program provides adult day care to older adults with Alzheimer's disease or related memory disorders.  The daily activities, designed to foster socialization, mental stimulation and to improve quality of life include:

  • Educational programs
  • Chair exercise
  • Reminiscence and mental enhancement opportunities
  • Music and crafts programming
  • Current events discussions
  • Intergenerational activities

Family members can take advantage of four weekly support groups which are available to help cope with the strain of care-giving. Clients are charged on a sliding scale basis.  Limited transportation is available. Pre-admission screening is required. Light breakfast and a Kosher lunch are served.   

EARLY STAGE DEMENTIA CARE PROGRAM

Alissa Pizzutiello, LCSW, Director, ext. 331

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

The Early Stage Dementia Care Program offers a twice weekly support program to assist people with newly diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and other memory disorders, and who are aware of their memory loss.  Members participate in:

  • Twice weekly therapeutic groups
  • Integrated programs with the Adult Center
  • Memory enhancement activities
  • Educational programs
  • Exercise and fitness maintenance
  • Recreational day trips 

Family members can take advantage of four weekly support groups which are available to help cope with the strain of care-giving. Clients are charged on a sliding scale basis.  Limited transportation is available. Pre-admission screening is required. Members bring their own lunches, snacks and hot drinks are provided.

NATURALLY OCCURRING RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES

NORC WOW     
Naturally Occurring Retirement Community With Out Walls
  

Neighborhood NORC Supportive Service Program

58-20 Little Neck Pkwy
Little Neck, NY 11362

(718) 225-6750 x540

NORCWOW@sfy.org

Darlene Dindial, LCSW Director
Yvonne Gelbord, LCSW, Clinical Director

NORC WOW,a Neighborhood NORC Supportive Service Program offers social work and nursing services, educational and recreational activities to all individuals 60 and over living in one and two family homes within the boundaries of Glen Oaks Village & 76th Ave on the North, 86th Ave on the South, Cross Island Pkwy on  the West and Langdale Ave on the East. Neighborhood  NORC Supportive Service Programs are designed to serve communities where a majority of residents have "aged in place." The program's goal is to help elders remain safely in their own homes as long as possible. NORC WOW is a Membership Organization.  For a nominal membership fee, you or your loved one can enjoy all the benefits of membership. 

Services for NORC WOW members include:

  • Social Work Services available in the NORC WOW office or in your home including case management, assistance with entitlements, and information and referral services
  • Nursing Services provided by North shore Long Island Jewish Health System are available in the NORC WOW office or in your home including blood pressure monitoring, patient advocacy, health and diet consultation, etc.
  • Telephone reassurance
  • Health education and fitness classes
  • Socialization opportunities and support groups, cards and games, parties and special events, intergenerational programs with local schools
  • Day Trips
  • Volunteer opportunities

 Transportation provided for medical appointments and visits to local supermarkets provided by SNAP.

Deepdale CARES NORC Supportive Service Program

57-17 Marathon Parkway
Little Neck NY 11362
718-225-3929
deepdalecares@sfy.org

Laura Greenblatt, LCSW Director
Mindy Baron, Program Assistant

Deepdale CARES NORC Supportive Service Program offers social work and nursing services, educational and recreational services to all individuals 60 and over living in the Deepdale Gardens Cooperative. NORC Supportive Service Programs are designed to serve communities where a majority of residents have "aged in place." The program's goal is to help elders remain safely in their own homes as long as possible.

Free services for Deepdale Gardens residents include:

Social Work services include case management, meeting with family members, assistance with entitlements, and information
and referral services.

  •  Nursing services provided by North Shore/LIJ Health System, include blood pressure monitoring, patient advocacy,health and diet counsultation.
  • Health education and fitness classes.
  •  Socialization opportunities include discussion groups, cards, games, knitting and crocheting crafts, painting and art,movie parties and  song sessions.
  • Day trips within New York City to museums, aquariums and other places of interest 
  • Round-trip transportation to the Deepdale CARES office for activities. 
     Limited transportation to medical appointments and low-cost transportation to local supermarkets.

 

Clearview Assistance Program (CAP) NORC Supportive Service Program


163-59 17 Avenue
Whitestone, NY 11357
718-352-4157
capnorc@sfy.org

Gary Babad, LCSW Director
Mila Streltsoff, MSW
Doreen Parham, Secretary

CAP NORC Supportive Service Program offers social work and nursing services, educational and recreational services to all individuals 60 and over living in the Clearview Gardens Cooperative. NORC Supportive Service Programs are designed to serve communities where a majority of residents have "aged in place." The program's goal is to help elders remain safely in their own homes as long as possible.

Free services for Clearview Gardens residents include:

  • Social Work Services available in the CAP office or in your home including case management, assistance with entitlements, and information and referral services
  • Nursing Services provided by Visiting nurse Service of New York available in the CAP office or in your home including blood pressure monitoring, patient advocacy, health and diet consultation, etc.
  • Telephone reassurance and food shopping assistance
  • Computer workshops, health education and fitness classes
  • Socialization opportunities and support groups, cards and games, and crafts, parties and special events, intergenerational programs with local schools
  • Day Trips
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Transportation provided for transportation to medical appointments, local supermarkets and the CAP office.

UJA Federation of New York

Samuel Field Y
58-20 Little Neck Pkwy
Little Neck, NY 11362
(718) 225-6750
SFY@SFY.ORG 

Bay Terrace Center of the Samuel Field Y
212-00 23rd Ave
Bayside, NY 11360
(718) 423-6111
BTC@SFY.ORG


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