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Informational Workshops

Jul
21
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Alzheimer’s Support Group (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This program is in Mandarin Chinese for people caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or any of the other dementias. Our support group is a secure and safe place to share your experiences. The group will meet on Sundays, July 21 and August 18. Please call 646-744-2951 for registration.

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

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Jul
24
10:30AM

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12:00PM

How to Save Yourself From a Heart Attack

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Would you like to know how to improve your heart health and have a better quality of life? All over the world, the most common cause of death is a heart attack. A heart attack takes the life of more than 1.5 million people each year in the United States. Dr. Xuming Dai, an interventional cardiologist, will explain how to avoid a heart attack by paying close attention to certain risk factors.


Jul
24
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Fall Prevention for Seniors

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

If you have an aging parent, grandparent, or neighbor in your life, helping them reduce their risk of falling is a great way to help them stay healthy and independent. Dr. Yongzeng Ding from Association of Chinese American Physicians will host a seminar and share valuable tips on fall prevention for seniors.


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Jul
24
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Healing Learning Circle for Women! (in Bengali)

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

We will cover health, education, children's behavior, cultural competencies, healthy relationships, and resources for immigrant victims of domestic violence.


Jul
25
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Immigrant Workers’ Rights Workshop

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Learn about wage protection (NYS labor laws), retaliation, NYS Department of Labor Services, discrimination at work, workplace accidents or injuries, and paid family leave.

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

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Welcome to Coping Skills Informational Workshops

New Americans Program offers Copings Skills workshops: lectures and workshops to help immigrants adjust to life in America presented in select community libraries as well as the Central Library. Programs are presented in English and in the major immigrant languages of Queens by lawyers, teachers, counselors and other professionals. Topics presented include immigration law, becoming a citizen, tenant’s rights, career planning, starting a business, parenting, education and health.

 

For further information, please contact:

Fred J. Gitner
Assistant Director of New Americans Program and International Relations
Queens Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd.
Jamaica, NY 11432

Tel: (718) 990-0892
Fax: (718) 990-8626
E-mail: fred.j.gitner@queenslibrary.org