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Upcoming Programs

Nov
19
3:00PM

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3:45PM

It's Time for Kind: Kindness Yoga

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

"Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind." ~ Henry James
In these classes, we will explore the concept of kindness, and how practicing it towards ourselves and others can impact every aspect of our lives. The theme of kindness and its benefits will be woven into the sequence of postures in this class. If you have a yoga mat, feel free to bring it. There will be extras available.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
19
6:00PM

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6:45PM

Moving for Life

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life is a scientifically based self-care fitness program using gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and 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 for you, so don’t worry if you haven’t been moving in a while.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
19
6:00PM

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7:00PM

High Blood Pressure

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Would you like to learn more about high blood pressure and some of the ways that you can keep yourself and your loved ones healthier? Come learn from a nurse practitioner about how to prevent or manage high blood pressure. All are welcome. This program is in collaboration with Get Right Fitness, Inc. and H+H/Elmhurst.


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Nov
21
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Accessible Programming at Glen Oaks - The Next Step Program: Soft Skills Training

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

The Center for Independence of the Disabled (CIDNY) presents information that will be helpful as you transition to adulthood. Some of the topics we will cover include time management, organizational skills, and decision-making.


Nov
21
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Accessible Programming at Glen Oaks: Moving for Life

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and targeted strengthening in a way that is fun and enjoyable for all! This class can be done seated or standing and you are encouraged to do what is comfortable for you.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
26
3:00PM

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4:00PM

It's Time for Kind: The Power of Gratitude

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

It's the season for kindness and gratitude! What are you thankful for? Do you know practicing gratitude can improve your health? At this arts and craft program, we will create gratitude letters for someone special to us.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
27
10:00AM

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11:00AM

NY Connects Resource Share

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

NY Connects is a trusted place to go for free, unbiased information about services, resources, and supports in New York State for people of all ages with any type of disability. Participants can get information by phone, online, or in person. Come learn more about NY Connects' services, who is eligible, and how to access them.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
28
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Moving for Life

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates 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. This program is first-come, first- served and for adults 18 and older.


Nov
29
6:00PM

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6:45PM

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


Nov
29
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Insomnia

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Give yourself the gift of sleep and self-care by attending this workshop and learning what is getting in the way of your peaceful sleep and how you can sleep better. Chronic sleeplessness can result in ongoing fatigue, irritability, poor concentration, and increased risk of serious illnesses. It can also impact how we treat ourselves and those around us. Sleep better and be kinder to yourself and others! Presenter: Merryl Reichbach, LCSW, Program Manager of SHAREing and CAREing


Dec
1
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Breastfeeding Basics

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Are you or a friend or loved one considering breastfeeding now or in the future?  Parents, future parents, partners, family members, and friends are encouraged to attend this workshop, which will provide support, build confidence, and assist with common challenges associated with breastfeeding.  This program is delivered by a Certified Lactation Counselor from Jamaica-Southeast Queens Healthy Start. To register, please call or text Jasmin at 646-629-2413.


Dec
5
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Life Transitions: Coping With Loss

Location: Forest 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.


Dec
5
6:00PM

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7:30PM

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.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
6
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Healthy Eating...Even Around the Holidays

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

We all want to eat healthy foods, but it can be hard. Come learn from Elissa Meditz, certified dietitian/nutritionist, about what foods are recommended and some tips for success around the holidays.


Dec
10
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Street Safety

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Did you know that pedestrian and traffic incidents start to peak in November and continue to increase throughout the holiday season? Experts at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst see many preventable accidents during this time of year. Come raise your awareness about the issue and get some suggestions for prevention. Come learn how you can keep your children and family safer.


Dec
11
1:00PM

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2:00PM

It's Time for Kind: Stress Management

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

One of the greatest acts of kindness we can do for ourselves is to become aware of our stress, its impact, and learn some healthy and simple strategies to manage it. In this workshop, we will do just that! We will practice stress management and do a brief, light stretch so wear comfortable clothing. And since caring is sharing, increase the kindness! Bring a friend and de-stress together!
Presenter: Merryl Reichbach, LCSW, Program Manager of SHAREing and CAREing


Dec
15
11:00AM

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3:00PM

Do You Need Health Insurance?

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

We can help you! Get in-person application assistance for the following programs: Medicaid, Child Health Plus, The Essential Plan, and NY State of Health Qualified Plans. Enjoy free health screenings, workshops, and light refreshments. Please call The Hispanic Federation to confirm your attendance or to make an appointment: 212-233-8955 x127.


Dec
17
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Diabetes 101

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Would you like to learn more about diabetes and some of the ways that you can keep yourself and your loved ones healthier? Come learn from a nurse practitioner about how to prevent or manage diabetes. All are welcome. This program is in collaboration with Get Right Fitness, Inc. and H+H/Elmhurst.


Dec
19
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Accessible Programming at Glen Oaks: Preparing for Emergencies

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Come learn about the additional steps that you should take to be prepared for emergencies in New York City. NYC Emergency Management will educate you on how to make a plan, gather supplies for one’s needs, and how to be best informed for emergencies. All are welcome.


Jan
23
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Healthy Homes

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Come learn from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene about how older adults can keep their homes healthy and free of bedbugs. All are welcome.


Jan
24
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Healthy Homes

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Come learn from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene about how older adults can keep their homes healthy. Some of the topics they will cover include how to avoid mold, chemical poisoning, and falls. All are welcome.


Jan
24
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Stress Management

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

One of the greatest acts of kindness we can do for ourselves is to become aware of our stress and how it’s impacting us (and the people around us), and learn and practice some healthy and simple strategies to manage our stress. In this workshop, we will do just that! Come join us! All are welcome.


Jan
26
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Your Kidneys and You

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn why your kidneys are so important and what you can do to protect them. All are welcome.


Jan
30
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Accessible Programming at Glen Oaks: NY Connects Resource Share

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

NY Connects is a trusted place to go for free, unbiased information about services, resources, and supports in New York State for people of all ages with any type of disability. Participants can get information by phone, online, or in person. Come learn more about NY Connects’ services, who is eligible, and how to access them. All are welcome.


Jan
31
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Blood Sugar Basics: What You Should Know

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Diabetes affects millions of Americans. Are you at risk? Join Dr. Yazmin Khan as she discusses steps you can take to reduce your risk for developing diabetes or how to take control of the disease and still live a full life. Dr. Khan is an assistant professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and an internal medicine attending physician at Mount Sinai Queens. She specializes in endocrinology, diabetes, and bone disease. All are welcome!


Feb
1
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Tai Chi

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Tai chi involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing. Come join us to help improve your balance and strength. Space is limited and this program is first-come, first-served (with room for up to 20 participants per session).

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

Additional Dates


Feb
6
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Healthy Homes

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come learn from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene about how older adults can keep their homes healthy. Some of the topics they will cover include how to avoid mold, chemical poisoning, preventing and getting rid of bedbugs, and falls prevention. All are welcome.


Feb
7
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Healthy Homes

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Come learn from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene about how older adults can keep their homes healthy. Some of the topics they will cover include how to avoid mold and chemical poisoning. All are welcome.


Feb
27
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Accessible Programming at Glen Oaks: Fire Safety Education

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

The Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) is the largest fire department in the United States and is universally recognized as the world's busiest and most highly skilled emergency response agency. FDNY instructors will educate the public on important fire prevention strategies with a focus on adults who have disabilities. All are welcome.