The CLLD Advisory Council and staff would like to extend our ongoing wishes for your health and safety. We would also like to thank you for your patience during
this unprecedented time. As we do not yet know when in-person services will resume, we have worked hard to bring you a diverse and comprehensive program of remote course offerings. We hope you enjoy them!
Now, more than ever, the CLLD is relying on voluntary contributions from our participants. These contributions will allow us to bring additional programs to you,
our most valued customer. Please review the suggested contribution amounts, which are based on monthly class attendance and then use the link below to make payment via credit card. You may also mail a check to the JCC, 1466 Manor Road, SI, NY 10314, attention CLLD.
Suggested contributions will not automatically renew monthly and can be made at any time by clicking here or by check.
20 classes per month: $40 Suggested Contribution
15 classes per month: $30 Suggested Contribution
10 classes per month: $20 Suggested Contribution
We await the day we can see your smiling face in person!
Thank you again,
-CLLD Advisory Council and Staff
Due to New Year’s Eve, we are cancelling pickup for Grab-and-Go meals this Thursday, December 31. In order to make sure that everyone has enough food, this Wednesday, December 30, we will be giving out 4 meals per person, during pickup for Grab-and-Go meals. Pickup for Tuesdays Grab-and-Go meals will continue as normal.
We will begin at 11am, and will continue until supplies last or until 1pm, whichever comes first. Cars may begin to line up NO SOONER than 10am, please. Please note that this is a touch-less process, and we must place the meals in the trunk of your car, NO EXCEPTIONS.
We will be extending Grab-and-Go meals through January
Your CLLD/JCC Family
CLLD COURSE RESOURCES & VIDEOS PAGE:
This web page has resources related to course discussions, and videos of previously recorded courses. New content added frequently.
CLICK HERE FOR OUR CLLD COURSE RESOURCES PAGE
HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR PROGRAM:
The CLLD program is looking for all Holocaust survivors on Staten Island to join its Café Europa program, which is an ongoing way to empower survivors to socialize, and share their experiences. Please, if you are a first or second generation Holocaust survivor, and are not yet participating in the Café Europa program, contact Sara Cohen (info below).
Contact Person: Sara Cohen
Phone: (718) 475-5242
HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)
Apply online only if your household resides outside of New York City. This online application is not available for New York City residents.
In person: Both New York City residents and non-New York City residents can apply in person at your HEAP Local District Contact
In writing / by mail: If you live outside New York City, print and mail the completed HEAP application to your HEAP Local District Contact. New York City residents can mail their application to: HRA/HEAP, PO Box 1401, Church Street Station, New York, NY 10008
Please note: The above processes are for Regular HEAP benefits only. If you are facing an emergency situation outside the regular HEAP season, both New York City and non-New York City residents can apply for Emergency HEAP Benefits at your HEAP Local District Contact. If you are eligible, a HEAP emergency benefit may be issued in addition to your regular HEAP benefit.
Questions or Help with the application?: Jasmin Figueroa
ATTENTION CLLD PARTICIPANTS
REDS II - Reaching and Engaging Depressed Senior Center Clients
Talk Therapy Research Study here at the Senior Center!
Weill Cornell Medicine is conducting a research study comparing two talk therapies for individuals 55 years and up who are experiencing symptoms of low-mood and sadness.
Participation in the study will be voluntary and will not affect your services at the senior center. A FREE screening will determine if you meet research eligibility criteria.
Eligible participants will receive:
•Nine individual sessions with a licensed clinician at the senior center or virtually (via telephone or internet). These sessions will cover a variety of topics like, engagement in activities, mental wellness, and more! These sessions will be free of charge.
•Four research assessments with a study research assistant at the senior center or virtually (via telephone or internet) over a period of 3 months. You will be compensated for each assessment.
If you are interested in this study, want to learn more, or have any questions please call: Iris Yang at (914) 997-4327 or (844) 999-8746 ext. 709
SPECIAL WINTER BREAK PRESENTATIONS:
MILESTONE BROADWAY SHOWS OF THE DECADE
The musicals and plays of the 2010’s that influenced Broadway’s history, diversity, and business.
Day & Time: WEDNESDAY, December 30, 2020 at 11:00am
Instructor: Fred Grieco
Join us here, on Zoom
Meeting ID: 884 9622 9201
THE EXTREME MAGIC OF ERIC WILZIG
We invite individuals with memory loss, their caregivers, and family members to join us for a free, virtual magic and illusion show with Eric Wilzig! Eric has performed on America's Got Talent and several talk shows. To learn a few magic tricks of your own, bring a deck of cards and 2 rubber bands.
To register, please contact Leah Wasserman at LWasserman@sijcc.com or 718.508.3880.
Day & Time: SUNDAY, January 3, 2021 at 12:30pm
Join us here, on Zoom
Zoom Meeting ID: 890 6543 0814
Caregiver Support Center is funded in part by grants from the New York State Department of Health and New York City Department for the Aging.
The CDC recommends that you review ALL of your medications with your doctor. This includes medicines prescribed by your doctor. It also includes herbal supplements, “natural” remedies, and over-the-counter medicines you buy in the store. All of them put you at risk for possible side effects and harmful interactions. We have invited Dr. Nikita Sowma to tell us more. JOIN US!
Day & Time: Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Presenter: Nikita Sowma, MD - Geriatric Medicine Physician / Bellevue Hospital Center
Dial-in: (646) 754-2524
Meeting ID: 734 278 516