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FAY J. LINDNER FOUNDATION SENIOR SERVICES CENTER – SENIORS

We offer in-person and virtual educational and interactive programs for seniors 60+ to help them achieve physical fitness, experience the world through cultural programs, keep their minds active with lectures, and engage with their peers in social groups. Not a member? Become a Linda & Gerald Marsden Senior Passport holder to receive discounts on all senior programs.


LINDA & GERALD MARSDEN SENIOR PASSPORT IN-PERSON + VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

Our Linda & Gerald Marsden Senior Passport program gives you access to four days of special Senior Passport programs on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays for one yearly fee of $200 / Snowbirds $150 / SJJCC senior members free.

IN-PERSON PROGRAMS
All in-person programs require advance registration. To register, contact Julie Assael, 516.484.1545 ext. 134, jassael@sjjcc.org.

Temperatures will be taken, mask-wearing will be mandatory for those who do not show proof of vaccination, and social distancing will be practiced.

NEWS BEHIND THE NEWS
Share your thoughts on current events with a moderator.
Mondays, 10:30am

REACH LECTURE SERIES
Evan Weiner – Washington’s Adventures in Barbados
Tuesday, July 27, 11am

KNITZVAH 
Share stories and laughs as we knit and crochet in person.
Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30pm

GAMES DAY
Come play cards, bridge, Mah Jongg, and other games with your pals. Interested in joining a game, reach out and we will try to match you with other players.
Thursdays, 10am-1pm

SAVE THE DATE! BETWEEN THE COVERS BOOK CLUB 
Join moderator Diane Singer as we discuss Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Michael Sullivan.  Beneath a Scarlet Sky is a triumphant, epic tale of one young man’s incredible courage and resilience during one of history’s darkest hours.
Monday, August 16, 11:30am

VIRTUAL PROGRAMS
All fitness programs are open to active SJJCC members only and 24-hour advance registration is required

SENIORCIZE WITH NATALIE
Exercises emphasize flexibility and strength with the goal of avoiding joint stress.

CHAIR YOGA WITH JEN
This gentle form of yoga introduces modified poses that are done while sitting, leaning, or holding onto a chair for support, stability, and balance. Please have a scarf, belt, or tie on hand.

Senior Programs made possible in part through a gift from Heidi Rieger and Sarrae Crane
Donated with love and gratitude in memory of their father, Norman B. Crane z”l


VIRTUAL RESOURCES

Click here to view our past REACH Lecture Series

For all of SJJCC’s live and on-demand Virtual Programs, click here

Our growing collection of on-demand fitness videos can be found by clicking here

PEN PAL PROGRAM
Are you interested in connecting with people through the lost art of letter writing? Join our Pen Pal Program and be matched with an adult volunteer who is equally interested. The act of letter writing has tremendous benefits for both the writer and the recipient.

FRIENDLY PHONE CALLS
Would you be interested in receiving a weekly call from a like-minded volunteer? We have many friendly SJJCC trained volunteers looking forward to connecting with you.

TECH HELPLINE FOR THE 60+ COMMUNITY
At a time where we’re online more than ever, a little technical support goes a long way. UJA-Federation of New York’s Tech Helpline, in partnership with Older Adults Technology Services and Senior Planet, provides advice over the phone to questions such as:

  • How do I get an attachment to open?
  • What happened to my WIFI?
  • How does someone see me on a Zoom call?
  • I touched something, and now the screen is blank

The helpline is free and is available in English, Russian, and Spanish. Call 1.888.510.6299 Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm for help. This program is generously funded by the Solomon Family Foundation and the J.E. & Z.B. Butler Foundation.

Julie Assael, LMSW

Senior/Adult Program Coordinator

(516) 484-1545 x134

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Julie Assael, LMSW

Senior/Adult Program Coordinator