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FAY J. LINDNER FOUNDATION SENIOR SERVICES CENTER – SENIORS

We offer 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 VIRTUAL + IN-PERSON 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.

Due to COVID-19, some of our in-person programs have been suspended temporarily. We look forward to the return of all senior programs including the Golden Girls Club and Gezunter Men’s Club.

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.

NEWS BEHIND THE NEWS
Share your thoughts and hear from others about current events with a moderator.
Mondays, 10:30am

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.

REACH LECTURE SERIES
Richard Radutzky, owner of Joyva Corp., makers of halvah, tahini, Marshmallow Twists, and Jelly Rings, joins us to tell us the history and evolution of his 114-year-old family’s candy empire.
Tuesdays, 10:30am

KNITZVAH
Share stories and laughs as we knit and crochet in person.
Wednesday, May 5, 12:30pm
Please Note: There will be no virtual program

GAMES DAY TRIVIA
Returning to the JCC starting Thursday, May 6, 10am–12pm. Please reach out to Julie Assael at jassael@sjjcc.org or 516-484-1545 ext. 134 as pre-registration is required.

Temperatures will be taken, mask-wearing will be mandatory and social distancing will be practiced.

BETWEEN THE COVERS BOOK CLUB: HAMNET BY MAGGIE O’FARRELL
Join moderator Diane Singer as we discuss Hamnet, a fictional account of Shakespeare’s son, Hamnet, who died at age 11 in 1596. It won the 2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction and the Fiction Prize at the 2020 National Book Critics Circle Awards.
Wednesday, May 12, 11:30am

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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Events

Outdoor: Drive-In Concert, BonJourney

Sat, May 15, 2021

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Witness Project Film Premiere

Wed, Jun 09, 2021

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Outdoor: Drive-In Concert, Penny Lane

Sat, Jun 26, 2021

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Staff

Julie Assael, LMSW

Senior/Adult Program Coordinator