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Study Confirms CT Screenings Can Cut Lung Cancer Deaths

photo from Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology By Rich Holmes HealthDay Reporter A new Dutch study is being hailed as proof of the need for annual CT...

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Healthy LivingSenior Activity News

Socializing for Seniors Can Be a Lifesaver

By Chris Woolston, M.S. When Marge Burger’s husband died of a heart attack seven years ago, she made a sad discovery: Widows...

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Healthy Eating

The Special Powers of Green Tea

By Deepi Brar, M.S. Green tea smells different from black tea. And it tastes different, too. You might call it “fresh” or even...

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CenterLight Healthcare Becomes An Official Partner of New York for Seniors

Today it was announced that CenterLight Healthcare has come on board as an Official Partner of New York for Seniors®, the only hyper-local...

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Healthy LivingMedicarePartner ResourcesSenior Activity News

Silver Sneakers Becomes An Official Partner of New York for Seniors and Will Provide Fitness Sessions at the New York for Seniors 2020 Health & Wellness Events

Silver Sneakers, a national fitness program for seniors, has come on board as an Official Partner of New York for Seniors. Silver...

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Healthy Living

Checkout These Activities for Seniors at Canarsie Adult Day Center Today Through Friday January 24

All seniors are invited to come out for this week’s activities at Canarsie Adult Day Center through January 24th. This week features...

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Featured NewsHealthy Living

Nikki Lucas Working With New York for Seniors To Provide Expanded Resources and Information to Seniors Throughout New York City

Nikki Lucas pictured in center Nikki Lucas, a community leader and senior advocate from East New York has been working with New York for...

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New York’s First LGBT-Friendly Affordable Elder Housing Opens in Fort Greene

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), BFC Partners, SAGE, the New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC), and the...

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Adult Day Services Provide Important Socialization To Help Keep Seniors Engaged And Active

By Beth Witrogen McLeod Anybody who met Mable Weaver several years ago would have never guessed she was in the early stages of...

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Healthy EatingLifestyle

Healthy Eating on a Budget

By Chris Woolston, M.S. Food is probably your second biggest expense, right after housing. With the economy on the downturn and food prices...

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Recognizing Early Signs of Alzheimer’s in A Loved One And Tips for Coping With the Condition

By Beth Witrogen For 30 years, Robyn Yale has been on a mission to raise awareness that people with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease...

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Healthy LivingPartner Resources

Free Flu Shots for Seniors by Live Well Pharmacy at Canarsie Adult Day Center

If you haven’t received your flu shot yet you still have time before the harshest winter weather hits New York City. Live Well...

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Healthy LivingSenior Activity News

Jingle & Mingle Christmas Party for Seniors in Brooklyn Friday Dec 27

The Canarsie Adult Day Center is inviting seniors throughout Brooklyn to their Jingle & Mingle Christmas Open House Party, Friday...

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Hundreds Participate in New York for Seniors Health & Wellness Event in Brooklyn While 10 Win Thanksgiving Turkeys

photo by Stan Parham of BrooklynBuzz – Nikki Lucas (center) with 2 Thanksgiving Turkey Winners) The New York for Seniors Health &...

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Healthy Living

New York for Seniors Health & Wellness Resource Series Continues With Its Healthy Holidays Edition Thursday Nov 14, 2019

Official event flyer below (feel free to share) New York for Seniors continues its Health & Wellness Resource Series Thursday November...

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Healthy LivingManaged Care

CenterLight Healthcare Joins New York for Seniors Health & Wellness Resource Fair Thursday Nov 14

Today it was announced that CenterLight Healthcare has come on board as an event sponsor for the New York for Seniors Health & Wellness...

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What Seniors Should Know About the Flu

By Chris Woolston, M.S. How serious is the flu? Many people think the flu is nothing more than a bad cold — until they come down with...

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Featured News

Bombazo Dance Company Brings Bomba Dance Experience To New York City’s Seniors

(Article from the Fall 2019 Issue of the New York for Seniors Print Magazine) By Angella Brown In the 17th century, African slaves who were...

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Featured NewsHealthy Living

Win a Thanksgiving Turkey at the New York for Seniors Health & Wellness Resource Fair in Brooklyn Thursday Nov 14

New York for Seniors is providing free raffles, with a chance for up to 10 seniors to win a turkey just in time for Thanksgiving. The...

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Featured News

SENIORS OF NEW YORK CITY: MEET HELEN-JEAN

Photos and story by Herb Bardavid, photographer and contributor to New York for Seniors I met Helen-Jean through my friend, Jeff, who plays...

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Healthy Eating

Top 5 Fruits To Add to Your Diet

By Len Canter / HealthDay Reporter Researchers looked at the most nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables to see which provided meaningful...

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Healthy Eating

Why Do You Need Calcium? And What Are The Best Ways To Get Calcium in Your Diet?

By Chris Woolston, M.S. For all of the attention and acclaim calcium gets as a bone builder, that’s just one of its jobs throughout...

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Healthy Living

Healthfirst Joins New York for Seniors Health & Wellness Resource Fair in East New York Thursday Nov 14

The New York for Seniors Health & Wellness Resource Fair is coming to East New York, Thursday November 14, 2019, and Healthfirst has...

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Healthy Living

Free Introduction to Tai Chi Saturday October 19 in Brooklyn at HealthyNYC Expo

Relaxation Zensation, a premier community based health and wellness organization serving the many needs of the elderly population, will be...

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Healthy Living

Free Mammogram Screenings at Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology Locations in October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology has been providing New Yorkers with high quality radiology services for over 65 years. For the entire month of...

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Healthy Living

East New York Breaks Ground On 218 Unit Affordable Housing Development on Pennsylvania Ave

This week in East New York ground was broken to prepare for a new 218 unit affordable housing development at 50 Pennsylvania Ave., between...

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Healthy Living

Duane Reade by Walgreens Partnering With the Healthy NYC Expo in Central Brooklyn to Provide Flu Shots Oct 19 at Berean Family Life Center

The organizers of the HealthyNYC Expo Series are proud to announce Duane Reade by Walgreens as the newest partner of the HealthyNYC Expo in...

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Healthy Living

Mt. Sinai Will Be In Central Brooklyn Providing Health Screenings at the HealthyNYC Expo Oct 19

The organizers of the HealthyNYC Expo Series announced that Mt. Sinai will be joining them at the HealthyNYC Expo in Central Brooklyn,...

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HealthCare Panel Discussion Helps Seniors & Caregivers Understand Home Care and Medicaid Eligibility

See video below The 3rd Annual HealthyNYC Expo held in East Brooklyn recently, included the launch of the HealthCare Panel Discussion...

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Healthy Living

3rd Annual HealthyNYC Expo Activities Schedule for Saturday Sept 7, 2019

The 3rd Annual HealthyNYC Expo is this Saturday Sept. 7, 2019. The event will be loaded with activities for the entire family. See the...

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