All Posts By NY for Seniors

Caregiver's CornerHealthy LivingPartner Resources

New York City Coronavirus Testing Locations And Appointment Information

Below is a list of COVID-19 Coronavirus Testing Centers in New York City. You must make an appointment before showing up at one of the...

Continue reading

Caregiver's CornerHealthy Eating

Diet Mistakes That Steal Your Energy

By Dana Sullivan What’s wrong with skipping breakfast (or any other meal) if I’m not hungry? When you wake up in the morning...

Continue reading

Healthy EatingPartner Resources

Foods To Ease Stress & Depression

Salmon for long term health By Rachele Kanigel Can the foods I eat really affect my mood? You bet. If you’ve ever recovered from a...

Continue reading

Healthy Living

Almost Half of Coronavirus Patients Have Digestive Symptoms

(HealthDay News) — Diarrhea and other digestive symptoms are the main complaint in nearly half of coronavirus patients, Chinese...

Continue reading

Featured NewsHealthy LivingPartner Resources

Healthy NYC & New York for Seniors Health Fairs & Expos Are Cancelled Through August 2020

JIG Media announced today that all of its Healthy NYC and New York for Seniors Health Fairs and Expos are cancelled through August 2020. Be...

Continue reading

Healthy Living

Things To Know About The Coronavirus & Household Solutions That Work As Disinfectants As Per the CDC

How COVID-19 Spreads Person-to-person spread The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. Between people who are in close...

Continue reading

Featured NewsHealthy LivingPartner Resources

HealthyNYC: New York for Seniors Health & Wellness Resource Fair June 11 in Bushwick/Bed-Stuy

New York for Seniors Health & Wellness Resource Fairs are FREE health fairs presented by ‘New York for Seniors’, its...

Continue reading

BrooklynFeatured NewsLifestyleSenior Activity News

Pre-Easter Senior Hat Pageant & Luncheon Thursday April 9 With Congressman Hakeem Jeffries and Nikki Lucas

See flyer and video at the bottom of the page The annual Pre-Easter Hat Pageant and Luncheon, created by Nikki Lucas, in partnership with...

Continue reading

Healthy LivingPartner ResourcesRadiology & X-Rays

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

Caregiver's CornerFeatured NewsHealthy LivingHome CareMedicare

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

Featured NewsHealthy LivingNews

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...

Continue reading

Caregiver's CornerHealthy LivingLifestyleSenior Activity News

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

Caregiver's CornerHome CareManaged CareMedicareSenior Activity News

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

Featured NewsHealthy Living

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 &...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

Healthy LivingHome CarePartner Resources

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

X
X