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Upcoming Programs

May
23
4:00PM

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5:00PM

What is Depression?

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Sometimes we don't talk about depression, even though it affects so many of us. Come learn more about this illness from the mental health experts from H+H/Elmhurst. This program will be in Spanish.


May
23
4:15PM

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6:00PM

Planned Parenthood NYC Youth Health Promoters

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month! Planned Parenthood Youth Health Promoters will facilitate games and interactive activities as well as peer-to-peer education on sexual and reproductive health. Come get empowered and learn about teens’ rights and access to health care.


May
23
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Obesity and Fertility

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Are you interested in starting or expanding your family? Did you know that your weight can play a role in your level of fertility? Come learn more about this relationship and some tips for success in growing your family. All are welcome.


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May
23
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Moving for Life

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life is a scientifically based self-care fitness program using gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and targeted strengthening in a way that is fun and enjoyable for all! Workouts can be done seated or standing. You are encouraged to do what is comfortable and modify based on your energy, range of motion, or fitness level. We start where you are, so don’t worry if you haven’t been moving in a while. All are welcome!

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

Additional Dates


May
24
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Free Nutrition Workshops

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Cornell University Cooperative Extension presents free nutrition workshops! You will learn to make recipes your family will love, plan meals and menus, enjoy physical activities, read labels, taste healthy snacks, practice food safety, and have fun! Those who attend six or more sessions will receive a certificate from Cornell Cooperative Extension.


May
25
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Breastfeeding Basics Workshop: Build Confidence and Get Answers to All Your Breastfeeding Questions

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Are you, a friend, or a loved one considering breastfeeding now or in the future? Parents, future parents, partners, family members, and friends are encouraged to attend this workshop. This course will provide support, build confidence, and assist with common challenges associated with breastfeeding. The workshop is presented by a Certified Lactation Counselor. Free Metrocards and refreshments will be provided. To register, please call or text Jasmin at 646.629.2413.


May
29
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Inclusive Programming: Nutrition Tips and Healthy Smoothie Demo

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We all want to eat healthy, but it can be challenging! Come learn some tips and tricks to eating healthier while still enjoying delicious foods. Participants will have an opportunity to learn how to make a smoothie and taste it, if they want! There will also be time for question and answer with the registered dietitian. This program is first-come, first-served, with up to 25 people admitted because supplies are limited.


May
30
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Medical Complications Associated with Obesity

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Obesity is a serious concern because it is associated with poorer mental health outcomes, reduced quality of life, and all the leading causes of death in the U.S. and worldwide, including diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and some types of cancer. Come learn more about these relationships, but more importantly, ways that you might be able to be your healthiest self, and how you might keep your loved ones as healthy as possible. All are welcome.


May
30
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Updates in Women’s Health

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Come learn some of the most important things that you can do to stay healthy. Dr. Farrow, an obstetrician-gynecologist from Northwell Health, will teach us what we should do as part of our routine care and help us understand the ever-changing women’s health guidelines.


Jun
1
1:30PM

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4:30PM

Free Childbirth Education

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

This three-hour class will help you build confidence in your body’s strength and abilities for birth. Come learn about the stages of labor, how to prepare, and what to expect. This class is a must for anyone who is pregnant, a support person, or considering having a child in the next year. Come learn from a Certified Childbirth Educator. There will be plenty of time for Q&A. To reserve a seat, please sign up with Cambria Heights staff in person or via phone at 718-528-3535.


Jun
5
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Pop-Up Tabling for Teens

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Pop-Up events engage teens in games and other interactive activities, as well as one-on-one education about sexual and reproductive health. Topics covered include (but are not limited to) sexual development and anatomy, teen rights, access to sexual and reproductive health services, and public insurance programs that can help teens to get those services. Onsite assistance with making appointments at PPNYC’s health centers is also available. All are welcome!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Guided Meditation

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Guided meditation calms the mind and relaxes the body. Those who practice it regularly may experience reduced levels of stress and increased inner peace. The instructor will help you explore stress reduction and self-care techniques. All are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
6
12:30PM

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4:30PM

Let's Make Some Noise: An Event to Commemorate Queens PRIDE and celebrate LGBTQ Health!

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Join us for free music, swag, HIV testing, and health information from Queens agencies that support the LGBTQ community.


Jun
6
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Parents' Playdate

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

All parents who are under 21 years old are welcome for pizza, conversation, and to share stories and advice about what it’s like to be a parent. You’re welcome to bring your child or children with you.


Jun
7
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Bring your prescriptions, vitamins, over-the-counter medicines, herbal supplements, and a list of your questions to ask the pharmacist. Now is your chance to get all your questions answered! Learn what medications you are taking and why and get tips on how to remember to take your medicines. All are welcome!


Jun
7
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Insomnia

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Sleeplessness can result in ongoing fatigue, irritability, poor concentration, and increased risk of serious illnesses. We will look at common causes of sleeplessness, and learn and practice some sleep-enhancing thoughts and behaviors to help us get the peaceful rest we need.
Presenter: Merryl Reichbach, LCSW, Program Manager of SHAREing and CAREing.


Jun
8
10:30AM

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11:30AM

How Will I Know My Baby is OK?: Genetic Screening in Pregnancy

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

What testing is available and commonly used these days to check for disorders like Down Syndrome? This talk will review the differences between ultrascreen, nuchal translucency, Quad screen, Sequential screen, NIPS, and explain why most women probably don't need an amniocentesis, even those over 35! All are welcome.


Jun
11
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Life Transitions: Coping With Loss

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Loss can mean different things to different people. Whether you’re struggling with the loss of a loved one, loss of physical abilities, or the loss of independence, we want you to find a space to connect with others, learn coping strategies, and find support. Join us for a discussion on loss facilitated by Jacqueline LaGrassa, LCSW from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. All are welcome.


Jun
12
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Inclusive Programming: Music Therapy

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This is a collaborative music group where we'll use instruments, words, and/or pictures or other visual means to express parts of our identities. Expect to beat drums, dance, sing, rap, and bring in your favorite music so we can get to know each other. No musical experience is necessary. The music doesn't have to sound good; we just have to feel good! Due to limited materials, preregistration is required. To preregister, call Glen Oaks Library at 718-831-8636.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
13
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Navigating the Healthcare System

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Gain insight on long-term care planning, including Medicaid enrollment, navigating the healthcare system, and much more that can help you and your loved ones prepare for the road ahead. All are welcome!


Jun
20
5:30PM

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6:45PM

Parents' Playdate

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

All parents who are under 21 years old are welcome for refreshments, conversation, and to share stories and advice about what it’s like to be a parent. You’re welcome to bring your child or children with you.


Jun
20
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Summer Health and Safety

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Summer is here! That means beaches, sunshine, mosquitoes, and more! Come get some health and safety information that could help you and your loved ones stay safe, healthy, and cool this summer! We will discuss the importance of sunscreen, staying hydrated, and avoiding tick bites.


Jun
20
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: PrEP and PEP

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Announcing the next generation of HIV prevention! Did you know that there are medications that can help prevent HIV infection? Come learn about them from Maureen Jones, RN infectious disease nurse. All are welcome.


Jul
8
6:00PM

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7:00PM

I Just Had a Baby! Now What?

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This talk will address what to expect during different stages of the postpartum period. Some common issues facing postpartum mothers, such as breastfeeding, postpartum blues and depression, and physiologic changes experienced by mothers, will be addressed. All are welcome, so feel free to bring your little one(s)!


Jul
11
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Chair Stretching and Guided Meditation

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

We will learn and practice stretches that you can do in a chair. To increase feelings of relaxation, energy, and overall well-being, the program also includes a guided meditation.
Presenter: Merryl Reichbach, LCSW, Program Manager of SHAREing and CAREing

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

Additional Dates


Jul
11
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Emergency Response: React Fast

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Research has shown that bystanders or immediate responders with little or no medical training can become heroic lifesavers. If you know how to stop severe bleeding, it can make the difference between life and death for an injured person. Learn how to help save lives by acting quickly. Providers from H+H/Elmhurst will teach you to become an immediate responder.


Jul
11
6:00PM

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6:45PM

Vascular Health

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

All the blood vessels in your body make up your vascular system. Vascular disease is among the leading causes of death in the United States. Although preventive screening is available, millions of Americans are unaware of their risk. At this lecture, a vascular surgeon will discuss various vascular conditions, tests, and treatments. All are welcome and there will be time for Q&A.


Jul
16
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Healthy Eating

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

We all want to eat healthy foods, but it can be hard! Come learn from the experts at H+H/Elmhurst about what foods are recommended, as well as some tips for success. All are welcome!


Jul
18
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Dealing with Hearing Loss

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

When was the last time you checked your hearing? Come join us for a short talk on hearing loss followed by a hearing screening, provided by a New York State licensed hearing specialist from St. John's University.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
18
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Communicating with Your Healthcare Team

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Navigating the healthcare system in the United States can be very challenging. Come learn from Northwell Health some tips and suggestions to help you better manage your health with your provider during office visits and while hospitalized.


Jul
19
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Rockabye Baby: Safe Sleep

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Everyone wants to take the best care of their children. Whether you're a parent, babysitter, or considering having a child, come learn about ways that you can keep your baby safe while they sleep. All are welcome.


Aug
12
10:00AM

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11:15AM

Baby Basics: Moms' Club

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Baby Basics is a group that provides education and support to pregnant people. Join us and learn more about:
• How to have a healthy pregnancy
• Preparing for labor, birth, and the arrival of your baby
• How to care for a newborn
• Emotional changes and challenges
• Breastfeeding and nutrition
• Family planning
Call 347-571-2792 to register. This class is in Spanish.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
14
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Healthy Brain, Healthy Life

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Gain insight into some of the best ways to reduce the risk of cognitive impairment as we age. Learn some steps to take to have a healthy brain and a healthy life by experiencing techniques designed to keep your brain happy and well. All are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
15
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Anxiety and Depression 101

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Sometimes we feel down, but is this the same as depression? Occasional anxiety is completely normal. But sometimes we experience anxiety that is more than temporary or that interferes with daily life. Come get resources and learn some of the possible signs, symptoms, and ways anxiety and depression might be treated. Presentation will be delivered by medical and pharmacy experts from Northwell Health. All are welcome!


Sep
19
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Insomnia

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Sleeplessness can result in ongoing fatigue, irritability, poor concentration, and increased risk of serious illnesses. We will look at common causes of sleeplessness, and learn and practice some sleep-enhancing thoughts and behaviors to help us get the peaceful rest we need.
Presenter: Merryl Reichbach, LCSW, Program Manager of SHAREing and CAREing.


Sep
19
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Dementia

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Dementia is a common disease among elders. The disease affects people differently but risk factors exist. Come join Northwell Health doctors and pharmacists to learn about early signs, detection, and management. All are welcome!


Sep
20
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Coping with Caregiver Stress

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Caring for someone with Alzheimer's/dementia can be a stressful and emotional journey that can affect the health of the caregiver. Come learn different ways to identify the signs of caregiver stress, as well as stress management techniques that will help you reduce stress and avoid caregiver burnout.


Sep
23
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Emergency Preparedness and Prevention

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Everyone wants to keep themselves and their loved ones safe, especially during emergency situations. Come learn about strategies every household should be aware of. There will also be a discussion of common household accidents and injuries, lead by experts from H+H/Elmhurst. All are welcome!


Oct
5
12:00PM

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1:30PM

Prenatal Group

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

These four sessions will provide education and support for pregnant people. Come to connect with other pregnant people and to learn, share, and support one another. Feel free to bring a support person if you would like. Classes are free and there will be giveaways. Facilitator: Melissa Maldonado, MPH, Childbirth Educator, Certified Health Education Specialist, Certified Lactation Counselor.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
12
11:00AM

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4:00PM

Come Get Your Annual Mammogram!

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Patients are eligible for a screening mammogram if they:
•Are 40 and over
•Have not had a mammogram in the past year
•Have no signs or symptoms of breast disease
•Are insured, underinsured, or uninsured
To preregister, please contact The Mobile Mammography Team at 844-396-2666.


Oct
16
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Breast Health: Cancer Screening and Prevention

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Join the experts from H+H/Elmhurst for an informative workshop on breast health. During this session, we will discuss basic facts about prevention, early detection, and review facts and myths about general breast health. All are welcome.


Oct
17
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Nutrition: Healthy Eating...Even Around the Holidays

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We all want to eat healthy foods, but it can be hard! Come learn from the experts at Northwell Health about what foods are recommended and some tips for success around the holidays. All are welcome!


Oct
21
1:00PM

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2:00PM

A Caregiver's Guide to Alzheimer's/Dementia

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

This program will help you better understand the basics of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, including the warning signs, stages, symptoms, and behaviors of the person for whom you are caring. All are welcome.


Oct
22
1:30PM

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2:30PM

What You Need to Know about Cancer and Being Your Healthiest and Happiest

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Come learn key information about protecting your health from cancer and other illnesses, including facts and statistics about cancer, as well as who should be screened and when. We will also focus on strengthening our communication skills to encourage those we love who are at risk to pursue relevant health care. Participants will have a chance to ask licensed health professionals important health questions in an open and encouraging environment.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
21
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Planning for Pregnancy and Understanding Fertility

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you want to become pregnant? Come learn about steps you can take to prepare for pregnancy, how to know when your body is fertile, and some helpful information for when becoming pregnant is difficult. All are welcome.


Dec
4
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Hip and Knee Pain

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Do you suffer from hip or knee pain from arthritis? Come learn some common causes and possible treatments from an orthopedic surgeon from H+H/Elmhurst. All are welcome!