September 24 - September 28
Be Part of Active Aging Week - a global event! Active Aging Week encourages adults aged 50+ to focus on wellness with a special week of events.
Our goal is to see how we can all live our best, happiest and healthiest lives!
All Events are Free!
Schedule Of EventsPress Release
Monday: Wellness Fair
1-3. Meet Your Neighborhood Wellness Partners!
Participants include Health Outreach/Allen Hospital, TCR, Riverdale Neighborhood House, Kingsbridge Library,Kingsbridge Heights Community Center, Atria, Five Star Premier Residence, NYPD, Riverdale Specialty Pharmacy, Mosaic Mental Health, PSS, Right at Home Bronx, Nutri-Power, and Kittay House.
Tuesday: Focus on Exercise
9.45 - 10:45
Balance & Strength Class with Michael Sherry
Folk Dancing with Rose and Meir Beer
11 - 12
BlissFit Class: BlissFit is a combination of dance, stretching, strength training, Qi Gong, breathing exercises and a gratitude practice.
2 - 3
Mat Yoga with Paula Saddler (Bring your own mat)
Wednesday: Focus on Balance
10 - 11
Breakfast & Falls Prevention Presentation
Tai Chi/Qi Gong with Bruce McKenna on the Terrace
Thursday: Focus on Nutrition
11 - 12
Cake Demonstration from Chef from Five Star Premier Residences
4 - 6
Learn to Make An "Active Aging" Smoothie with Charles McCoy, the "Plant Hero"
(Note: Presentation is free. Dinner is available after. $2 donation recommended. Registration for Dinner Required)
Friday: Focus on Mind & Spirit
10 - 11
Natural Wellness Workshop with Barbara Denson - Meditation and "Make Your Own Aromatherapy Spray"
Tai Chi Gong
Funded, in part, by the NYC Dept. for Aging