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Wednesday, September 26
10 AM–4 PM

Glen Oaks Community Library
256-04 Union Turnpike, Glen Oaks 

Join us for a fun and educational day featuring a program on healthy eating, a concert, a stenciling project, and more for adults 50+! Come to learn or to enjoy the music and games with your friends.

Programs Schedule

10:15 AM
Podogeriatric Care: The Management of Foot Care for Older Patients

Dr. Stanley Chen from New York Hospital Queens leads this lecture about podogeriatric care, the management of foot care for older patients. 

11 AM
Stenciling Project

We will be working on a stenciling/acrylic project with teaching artist Karen Fitzgerald.  Registration required. Call 718-831-8636 to register.  

11:15 AM
Brain Games with RN Kathy Moran

Exercise your mind and test your long-term and short-term memory at a discussion led by registered nurse Kathy Moran.

12:15 PM
Healthy Eating

Elissa Meditz, MS, RD, CSO, CDN, outpatient clinical dietitian/nutritionist from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, leads this Healthy Eating for Older Adults program.

1:15 PM
Preventing Falls with Senior Physical Therapist Alan Ho

Do you worry about falling?  Learn what you can do to reduce your risk and build confidence in your ability to move around freely and independently.

1:30 PM
Music and Movement Workshop with Professional Dancer Linda Choldenko 

Linda Choldenko leads a music and movement workshop for seniors 50+. Ms. Choldenko is a professional dancer, director, and choreographer. She worked on Broadway, off Broadway, in regional theatre, touring companies, and in Paris and Montreal. She has been a Teaching Artist with Lincoln Center for 20 years, along with working with America Ballet Theatre and New York City Ballet.

3 PM
Love Songs from Around the World

Cantor Irene Failenbogen is a singer-songwriter from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is a crossover artist who has performed in operas, musical comedies, and theatre.  She was trained as a Hazzan in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and lead liturgical services for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Shabbat. Celebrate love and the world in music.

Meet with 20+ Service Providers

Check out the numerous organizations that will be at this event, including NY Presbyterian Screenings for Blood Pressure, North Shore LIJ – Cancer Services Program, MTA Metrocards for Seniors, Glen Oaks Friends Group, Alzheimer’s Association, and Ask the Pharmacist- St. John’s University.

  • AARP Defensive Driving
  • Adelphi Breast Cancer Hotline
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • Ask the Pharmacist – St. John’s University
  • Care NYC
  • CaringKind
  • Department for the Aging – Caring Companions
  • Department of Finance
  • Department of Health 
  • Department of Transportation
  • FDNY- Fire Safety
  • Glen Oaks Friends Group
  • Audiologist Emily Esca
  • HRA Get Covered NYC 
  • JASA – Jewish Association Serving the Aging
  • Legal Aid Foreclosure Prevention Unit 
  • Live On NY Benefits
  • MTA Metrocards for Seniors
  • New Summit Adult Day Care
  • North Shore LIJ Cancer Services Program
  • NY Presbyterian Screenings – Blood Pressure, Podiatrist
  • New York City Office of Emergency Management
  • NY State Long Term Ombudsman
  • NYPD 105th Precinct
  • OHEL Project Heal
  • Open Door Social Adult Day Care
  • PEARLS (Geriatric Mental Health)
  • Self-Help Community Services
  • SNAP
  • Unclaimed Funds
  • VISIONS (for visually impaired)
  • and more!

These programs are funded by The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation.