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Upcoming Programs

Sep
28
11:30AM

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1:30PM

Parenting Support

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Jamaica Southeast Queens Healthy Start and Families on the Move of NYC, Inc. present a parenting series covering topics that include:
Building the parent-child relationship
Attention and emotions
Feeling secure
Exploring the challenges of parenthood
A round-trip MetroCard will be provided to those who participate. For more info or to register, please call 646-629-2413.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
28
12:00PM

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4:00PM

Health Insurance Info and Enrollment

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Need health insurance? Come learn about no-cost Medicaid, options for low-cost insurance under the Affordable Care Act, and get your questions answered. Get information or enroll on site one-on-one with one of Callen Lorde Community
Health Center’s culturally competent insurance navigators.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
29
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Nutrition & Healthy Eating

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This family-friendly workshop will help you to gain a better understanding of the human body, learn ways to stay healthy, and prevent common illnesses like diabetes while participating in fun activities and discussion. Presenter: Dr. Sandhya Malhotra, MD, and the GPNF Team.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


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Sep
29
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Birth Control Options

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join Planned Parenthood of New York City’s Community Health Workers for a fun and informative workshop on birth control methods. During this session, participants
will learn basic facts about how birth control works and discuss the pros and cons of specific methods. This workshop will be in Spanish.


Sep
29
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Moving For Life: Dance Exercise for All

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates dance and Qi Gong, accompanied by different types of music to accentuate the body-mind connection.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
3
6:00PM

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7:00PM

What is Lupus?

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Maybe you have heard of lupus, know someone who has it, or even have it yourself. Lupus is a chronic, inflammatory disease where the body's immune system attacks its own tissues and organs. That definition is complicated, so please come get questions answered and learn more about lupus, its common symptoms, triggers, and how to manage them at this program.


Oct
3
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Interested in Foster Care or Adoption?

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Come learn more about what it means to be a foster or adoptive parent. What’s the process? What’s the commitment? Come get all your questions answered by experts from MercyFirst. All are welcome. Come start the conversation!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
4
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Medication Management

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Want to learn what questions you should ask your pharmacist, how to read a prescription label or how to create a home medication list? Come learn all this and more from a pharmacist from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.


Oct
5
5:00PM

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5:45PM

Guided Meditation

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Guided meditation calms the mind and relaxes the body. Those who practice it regularly experience reduced levels of stress and increased inner peace and wellbeing.
The instructor will help you focus on relaxing your mind and making positive mental changes.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
6
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Prevent Flu

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Did you know that the flu is different from a cold? It’s a contagious illness that is caused by different flu viruses. Come learn important ways to keep yourself and your family safe and healthy this flu season. This workshop will be in Spanish.


Oct
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Stress Management

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

You don’t need to plan an expensive spa weekend in order to ease your stress. It can actually take less time than you think to discover how to begin to unwind. Come learn more!


Oct
7
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Parenting Support

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Jamaica Southeast Queens Healthy Start and Families On The Move of NYC, Inc., present a parenting series covering topics that include: building the parent-child relationship, attention and emotions, and exploring the challenges of parenthood. A roundtrip Metrocard will be provided to those who participate. Childcare is not available at this program. For more information or to preregister, call 646-629-2413.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
13
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Demystifying Diabetes

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We always hear about diabetes, but what is it really? What is it doing to our bodies? Why do so many people have it? Come learn all of this, as well as some tips to prevent and manage it at this program.


Oct
13
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Breast Health

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join Planned Parenthood of New York City’s Community Health Workers for a fun and informative workshop on breast health. During this session, participants will learn basic facts about breast cancer prevention and early detection, and review facts and myths about general breast health. This workshop will be in Spanish.


Oct
13
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Community Health and Prevention Series (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

This series is presented in collaboration with AIDS Center of Queens County. All are welcome. 9/8-Cultural consciousness and homophobia; 10/13-Reducing harm and changing behavior; 11/10-Sexuality; 12/8-Negotiating safer sex.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
14
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Understanding Anxiety

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. It helps us prepare for important events and warns us when we need to take action. But, when anxiety is overwhelming and disabling, it might be an anxiety disorder. Come learn more.


Oct
14
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Asthma

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Asthma affects more than 25 million children and adults in the US. Come learn about the pathophysiology and treatment of asthma, the similarities and key differences between asthma in adults and children, and the importance of controlling asthma, regardless of age.
Presenter: Dr. Dionysia Mamais-Raptis, MD, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Attending Physician


Oct
18
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Changes in Your Diet That Can Improve Your Health

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

With our hurried lifestyles, healthy eating is sometimes the last thing on our minds. Our registered dietician will offer healthy tips, ideas, and recipes from that will make healthy eating seem like second nature!
Presenter: Marie Keogh MPH, RD, CDN


Oct
20
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Healthy AND Delicious!?

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

We all want to eat a healthy, but it can be hard. This is your chance to learn healthy recipes and see exactly how to prepare them. Come join us! You will even get to sample the healthy snacks! This workshop will be in Spanish.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
20
5:00PM

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6:00PM

A Stroke Can Change Your Life: Learn How You May Lower Your Risk

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Learn how you may lower your risk of having a stroke by treating atrial fibrillation, most commonly known as AFib. When the heart is in AFib, it may not be pumping enough oxygen-rich blood out to the body. Learn more about the possible risks today, and what you can do to reduce those risks.
Presenter: Tara Roche, RN, MS, CNRN, SCRN.


Oct
26
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Hearing Aids: Set Realistic Expectations

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

The Doctor of Audiology will discuss when it might be appropriate to use hearing aids. More specifically, this lecture will outline what one might expect when trying hearing aids for the first time.


Oct
27
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Health & Hygiene

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This family-friendly workshop will help you to gain a better understanding of the human body and learn ways to stay healthy and prevent infections. Come learn what it means to have good hygiene while participating in fun activities and discussion. Presenter: Dr. Sandhya Malhotra, MD, and the GPNF Team.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Nov
1
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Demystifying Diabetes

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

We always hear about diabetes, but what is it really? What is it doing to our bodies? Why do so many people have it? Come learn all of this, as well as some tips to prevent and manage it at this program.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Nov
3
3:30PM

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4:30PM

What is Prediabetes? Show me what to eat!

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Prediabetes is a health condition that can lead to diabetes or other illnesses. Most people with prediabetes don’t even know they have it. But there’s good news: in many cases, you can prevent or delay diabetes! Come learn more about prediabetes, whether you might be at risk, and how you might prevent diabetes through healthier eating. This workshop will be in Spanish.


Nov
7
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Moms Group

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Are you a breastfeeding mother? Are you worried your baby is not eating enough? Would you like to learn about pumping or storing your expressed breast milk? Are you considering weaning your baby off the breast? Come and get all your questions answered in this informal group!


Nov
7
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Moving For Life: Dance Exercise for All

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates gentle dance and yoga, accompanied by different types of music to accentuate the body-mind connection.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Nov
15
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Diabetes Q&A

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Do you have questions about preventing or managing diabetes? Nutrition, food care, understanding the numbers--it can seem overwhelming! Students and faculty from St. John's University are ready to answer your questions. Please join us!


Nov
17
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Coping with the Cost of Care

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This free workshop is designed for people living with cancer and their loved ones. Join us to gain practical advice on how to navigate the numerous and complex challenges of managing the cost of cancer care.


Nov
17
3:30PM

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4:30PM

What is Early Intervention?

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

New York State’s Early Intervention Program offers important support services to eligible infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. Learn whether your child might qualify at this program. This workshop will be in Spanish.


Dec
1
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Healthy Living

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

We all face stress, but what can we do to make these situations easier? How can we manage stress in a way that will make us feel better and be healthier? What if stress, depression, or anxiety is starting to affect us? Come learn more at this program. This workshop will be in Spanish.


Dec
5
12:00PM

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1:00PM

What is Anxiety?

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

This program will discuss where anxiety comes from, the symptoms one may experience, and potential ways to manage it. Presenter: Jerry Chang, MD, Attending Psychiatrist at the Zucker Hillside Hospital.


Dec
5
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Zika Virus 101

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

The Zika Virus has been all over the news headlines. How does Zika Virus impact New Yorkers? What ways is it spread and how can we protect ourselves? Why be concerned about Zika Virus during the winter? For the answers to these questions and more, join us for this informative health program.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Dec
8
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Rheumatology: Arthritis and other disorders of the joints, muscles and ligaments

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Learn about both common and rarer causes of joint pain and what treatment options are available to you for each type. Your presenter will be Tehila Zuckerman, M.D., Chief of the Division of Rheumatology at NewYork Presbyterian/Queens.


Dec
8
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Reduce Holiday Stress

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This program will present easy-to-implement suggestions to help navigate holiday stress and discover opportunities for holiday cheer. When stress becomes DISTRESS it does not take long before our bodies and minds feel the effects. In this hands-on, practical talk, Ingrid Hardin, LMSW, will address stress assessment, management and prevention. Discover the powerful relationship between stress management and self-care, which will help you live a life that promotes ongoing wellness.


Dec
12
12:00PM

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1:00PM

What is Depression?

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

This program will discuss what is and what is not meant by clinical depression. Come and learn about signs and symptoms of depression, and ways it might be treated.