Programs will be held throughout Nassau starting Jan. 3.
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano has announced that senior
citizens in Nassau will have an opportunity to fill the 2013 New Year
with a variety of activities and programs that will be held at senior
centers throughout the county.
Everything from exercise classes to painting to and an Island Cruise
Themed Party are scheduled. Reservations may be required and all
participants will be given an opportunity to contribute to the cost of
the programs. Fees apply where noted.
On Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, a Stretch & Flex program
will be held at the Freeport Senior Community Service Center in the
Salvation Army facility located at 66 Church St. from 9:45-10:45 a.m.
The program is presented by Barrie Miller and Funded by the County’s
Office for the Aging.
On Jan. 8, at 11:45 a.m., the Bay City Ramblers
will “Welcome in 2013.” Registration is required. Please call (516) 623-2008.
For those considering a “getaway” from their daily routine, Tony Grant will present an Island Cruise Themed Party
on Jan. 22, at 11:15 a.m. also at the Freeport Senior Community Service Center.
Beginning Jan. 4, and continuing on Jan. 11 and 25, Val Morena will present a painting program
at the Herricks Senior Community Service Center at 999 Herricks Road,
New Hyde Park at 12:30 p.m. Additional information is available by
calling the Center at 623-2008.
Patti Mitchell will be demonstrating how to get in shape with a Yoga program
on Jan. 8, 15, 22, and 29 at the Herricks Center beginning at 1 p.m.
The program is funded by the Nassau County Office for the Aging and
those interested in attending are urged to call in advance: 623-2008.
Also at the Herricks Center, Carol Hall, R.N. will conduct blood pressure assessments
starting at 10 a.m. on Jan. 15. The health program is funded by the
Nassau County Office for the Aging. Those interested in obtaining a
blood pressure assessment should call 623-2008 in advance.
The Jewel Quinn Senior Community Service Center at North Merrick,
located at Brookside School, 1260 Meadowbrook Road, will host a trio of
, all funded by the Nassau County Office
for the Aging. On Jan. 7, 14 and 28, Victoria Smith will present an
exercise class at 10:30 a.m.
Then, on Jan. 22, Carrie-Anne Lorenz, RD, Catholic Charities Commodity Supplement Food Program, will offer a Fundamental Foods & Organic Foods program
at 11 a.m.
Also at the Jewel Center in North Merrick, Dr. Cacciabaudo from the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System will present Cardiac Health-Heart Healthy
on Jan. 24, at 11 a.m. The program is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.
For information relating to the programs and events at the Jewel Center, please call (516) 571-8675.
The Advisory Council to the Nassau County Office for the Aging
invites the public to attend its regular meeting at 10 a.m. at 60
Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Uniondale, on Jan. 11. For additional
information and directions, please call 227-8944.
In cooperation with the Shelter Rock Public Library, the Nassau
County Office for the Aging is hosting a support group that is
specifically targeted to respond to the needs of caregivers of older
persons on Jan. 15, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The library is located at 165
Searingtown Road in Albertson. The group will be led by Sari Flesch
A.A., B.A., support group facilitator.
Meetings are open to residents of Nassau County and will be
subsequently held on the third Tuesday of each month thereafter. Those
interested in attending should call (516) 227-8945 for additional
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