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Health Management

Health Management

RSS - Your Partner in Health

Healthy Management Services are based on a holistic wellness approach that focuses on managing and preventing chronic disease through healthy lifestyle and dietary choices. 

Health Management Services include:

  • Members can meet one-to-one with an RN.
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Medication management
  • Health counseling
  • Health care referrals
  • Health education seminars provided by health care professionals
  • Care coordination with primary care physicians
  • Nutrition and health workshops
  • Recipes and cooking demonstrations that promote good  health

For more information, please contact us at: or (718) 884-5900.

Click here to go to the RSS Wellness Corner

Wellness is more than health and disease prevention. It is about creating a lifestyle that is deliberately focused on physical, mental, and emotional well-being. At the RSS Wellness Corner, you will find information about healthy eating, chronic disease prevention and maintenance, health tips, and more. Our goal is to offer you tools to help you live your best life. 

Interested in eating a more plant-based diet? Find out how to get started on the Plant-Based Kickstart Program page.  

The RSS Cookbook will be by and about YOU and your stories. It will cover all aspects of food including food-inspired art and photography, stories about food and its importance in life, and the recipes that nurture us.  Tell us your story and it can be included in our RSS Cookbook. Click here to go to the RSS Cookbook webpage. See what others have already contributed and be inspired!

The cookbook will be in print and available to purchase as a fundraiser for the 50th Anniversary Celebration in September 2024. 


Click here to go to the RSS Cooking Club page

The RSS Cooking Club is for anyone who loves to eat but wants to learn more about cooking. It doesn't matter what your comfort level is in the kitchen. Whether you are interested in learning more about cooking for yourself or just enjoy seeing how it's done, this club is for you.

As part of the Cooking Club you will get:

  • Live cooking demonstrations with a professional nutritionist or dietitian
  • New, simple healthy recipes or "healthified" takes on old favorites
  • Learn new cooking techniques and refresh your old skills.
  • Special events with other RSS instructors.
  • ...and more!

Horticultural Therapy

Horticultural Therapy (HT) is an ancient practice, but a new profession. HT is about plants and nature and the connection to people that is healing. Studies have shown that nurturing plants helps people to feel calmer, less pain, and happier. What are some of the benefits of horticultural therapy and working with plants that is specific to older adults?

  • Stress reduction
  • Stabilizing mood
  • Improving memory and cognition
  • Physical health through exercise
  • Social interaction
  • Creativity
  • Improving memory loss

Click here to find out about Horticultural Therapy at RSS