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Wednesday, May 16
10:30AM – 4PM

Kew Gardens Hills Community Library
72-33 Vleigh Place, Flushing
718.261.6654

Join us for a day of free health screenings, a concert, a painting workshop, a program on nutrition, and much more for adults ages 50+.

Meet with 20+ Organizations, including:


  • Ask The Pharmacist – St. John’s University
  • ASPCA – benefits of pets for seniors
  • Caring Kind – Alzheimer’s care
  • DFTA Caring Companions – caring for older adults with chronic conditions in their own homes
  • DFTA Dept for the Aging HIICAP and FIDA – health insurance assistance
  • Diabetes Q&A – St. John’s University
  • Department of Finance (DOF)
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Transportation
  • FDNY Fire Safety
  • Audiologist Emily Esca
  • JASA Leap – Jewish Association Serving the Aging – legal assistance and social services for seniors – elder abuse prevention and intervention program
  • Kew Gardens Hills Friends Group
  • Live On NY Benefits – benefits screenings
  • MTA Metrocards for Seniors
  • North Shore LIJ Cancer Services Program
  • NY Presbyterian Screenings – blood pressure, podiatrist
  • NY State Long Term Ombudsman
  • OHEL Project Heal – creating active and rewarding lives for seniors
  • PEARLS Geriatric Mental Health – treatment for depression in adults 60+
  • Bookmobile
  • QBPL – Mail-A-Book
  • QBPL – New Americans Program
  • QBPL – SPS
  • QBPL – Health Services
  • SMP Senior Medicare Patrol/Live On
  • SNAP Services Now for Adult Persons, an innovative senior center
  • Thrive – Mental Health Roadmap
  • Office of the New York State Comptroller - Unclaimed Funds
  • Flushing Hospital

Programs:


10:30am-11:30am
Healthy Eating for Older Adults

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

12pm-2pm
Watercolor Project with Richard Estrin

Professional teaching artist Richard Estrin leads this workshop on color theory and the basics of watercolor painting.

3pm-4pm
Concert: Celebrating Jewish Culture in Music with Irene Failenbogen

Cantor Irene Failenbogen is a singer-songwriter from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was trained as a Hazzan in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Celebrate Jewish culture in English, Hebrew, Ladino, and Yiddish.


This program is funded, in part, by the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation.