Senior Resource Fair Agenda

RSVP to attend today’s sessions on Arts and Culture at www.tinyurl.com/seniorfair2020

2:00 p.m.:

2:45 p.m.:

3:25 p.m.:

Welcome and Introductions
Senator Liz Krueger

Arts and Culture programming at the Streicker Center of Temple Emanu-El
Marjorie Shuster, Coordinator of Literary Events, the Streicker Center of Temple Emanu-El

Arts and Culture programming at Carnegie Hall
David Freudenthal, Director of Government Relations at Carnegie Hall

Arts and Culture programming at DOROT
Wendy Handler, Director, Onsite & Special Programs/Onsite@Home
Lorraine Novack Voytek, Director, Connect Through Tech

Arts and Culture programming at MoMA
Hannah Fagin, Coordinator, Adult & Academic Programs, The Museum of Modern Art

Arts and Culture programming at the Theatre Development Fund
Gladys Perez-Mojica, Community Relations Manager, Theatre Development (TDF)

Q&A moderated by Senator Liz Krueger

Closing Remarks
Senator Liz Krueger

Welcome and Introductions by Senator Liz Krueger

The Streicker Center of Congregation Emanuel is the cultural arm of the worlds largest synagogue. We offer events and classes, right now virtually- that cover a broad range of interesting topics from evenings with leading authors such as Jennifer Weiner and Alice Hoffman, to political columnists such as Frank Bruni, Bret Stephens and Gail Collins to cooking classes with Ina Garten and to concerts with the Orchestra of St Luke’s and Broadway singers singing Frank Sinatra songs.

Our web address is: Emanuelnyc.org/streickercenter
212-744-1400

Watch & Listen https://www.carnegiehall.org/Explore/Watch-and-Listen

  • Live with Carnegie Hall: Live with Carnegie Hall features new original online programs that connect world-class artists with music lovers everywhere. The series features musical performances, storytelling, and conversations that offer deeper insights into great music and behind-the-scenes personal perspectives. Free. Available on Carnegie Hall’s website and Facebook and YouTube pages.
  • Playlists on Apple Music: Carnegie Hall artists and programming staff curate dynamic playlists featuring the essential listening of the season.
  • Master Classes and Special Recordings: many performances enjoyed live in previous seasons at the Hall can be enjoyed again from the comfort of home through Carnegie Hall’s website and YouTube pages.

Digital Collections: Discover Carnegie Hall’s history by exploring a selection of materials from the Digital Collections, including programs, flyers, photographs, and more. Through various digital initiatives, the Carnegie Hall Susan W. Rose Archives aims to provide broader access to historical content, sharing the Hall’s rich history with the widest possible audience. Available at https://collections.carnegiehall.org/.

DOROT’s Onsite@Home brings vibrant, interactive, and life-enhancing programs right to your home via Zoom videoconferencing or telephone.  Designed for adults 60+ to encourage health and wellness, DOROT Onsite@Home programs create social connection among peers and provide opportunities for dynamic learning and enrichment. Multiple one-hour classes are offered daily and participation is free. Join us for one or more.  Our calendar is located here.  Phone calls should be directed to (212) 769-2850.

DOROT’s University Without Walls (UWW) program offers hundreds of telephone programs, appealing to a wide range of interests. No need for internet or a computer. Program sizes are limited to no more than 15 participants to encourage conversation. There is no cost for participation. http://www.dorotusa.org/uww  877-819-9147.

Russian University Without Walls at DOROT
917-441-5061
A Russian speaking staff member will answer at this phone number to answer questions and register people for programs

MoMA’s Education Department is offering a variety of free, online workshops and conversation programs that take place over Zoom. We will be offering two versions of Slow Looking in October and November. This program will explore a single artwork through a series of guided activities focused on deep description and creative responses. Other fall programs will include a series of drawing workshops. Dates and registration information will be listed here on MoMA’s website in the coming weeks.

We also have resources available online. These videos are part of an initiative called Creativity Lab at Home and feature art-making prompts and challenges inspired by MoMA’s collection. You can listen to audio tours including the new project Beyond the Uniform, an audio guide where MoMA security officers share personal stories about works of art on view. Here is a resource guide for caregivers to connect with others through art.

Lastly, in MoMA’s free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on Coursera, you will hear directly from artists and designers, look closely at works of art, and join a community of learners. Courses include What is Contemporary Art, Modern Art & Ideas, Seeing through Photographs, Fashion as Design, In the Studio: Postwar Abstract Painting, and three courses for teachers (Art & Inquiry, Art & Ideas, and Art & Activity). Learn more and register here.

Theatres may be shuttered but TDF has not gone dark. We’ve been working tirelessly to find innovative ways to continue our mission to bring the transformative power of the performing arts to everyone. Since the pandemic began, we have been examining what it means to serve and care for our diverse community, which includes more than 120,000 TDF members; the thousands of students, teachers and community partners who participate in our Education & Engagement initiatives; the tens of thousands of individuals who rely on our Accessibility Programs; and the myriad theatres and artists who count on us to expand their audiences. TDF website: TDF.org. TDF phone number: 212-912-9770

Session participants will be able to ask questions of the presenters, with Senator Liz Krueger moderating the Q&A.

Senator Liz Krueger will make closing remarks to wrap up today’s presentations on Arts and Culture resources for older adults in New York City.

RSVP to attend today’s sessions on Exercise and Meditation at www.tinyurl.com/seniorfair2020

2:00 p.m.:

2:05 p.m.:

2:10 p.m.:

2:20 p.m.:

2:30 p.m.:

2:40 p.m.:

2:50 p.m.:

3:25 p.m.:

Welcome and Introductions
Senator Liz Krueger

The Importance of Exercise for Older Adults
Madelyn Freundlich, Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer, Asphalt Green

Arthritis Exercise Demo
Lynn Crimando,  MA, Yoga Therapist, Certified Personal Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist, Health Advocates for Older People

General Exercise Demo
Chris Gould, Master Trainer, Asphalt Green

Simonson Demo
Hannah Swanson, Dance Teacher, Lenox Hill Neighborhood House

Meditation Demo
Madelyn Freundlich, Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer, Asphalt Green

Q&A moderated by Senator Liz Krueger

Closing Remarks
Senator Liz Krueger

Welcome and Introductions by Senator Liz Krueger

Madelyn Freundlich will provide an overview of why exercise is important and a meditation practice.

Asphalt Green is a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting individuals of all ages and backgrounds achieve health through a lifetime of sports and fitness. We welcome individuals into our facility from all demographics, including a vast senior population. While group exercise classes are on pause per State and City mandate, we are offering virtual group exercise classes focused on serving our senior population as well as in-person personal training at our facility. Contact fitnessadmin@asphaltgreen.org to book personal training sessions or sign up for our virtual group exercise classes. Visit AsphaltGreen.org to learn more.

HEALTH ADVOCATES for Older People, Inc. promotes safe and healthy aging through programs designed to facilitate independent living, physical well-being and greater social interaction. For more information: hafop.org

My classes are chair-based, joint-safe yoga classes offered free to members on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30-2:30 pm via Zoom. Membership in Health Advocates is free and open to any NY resident 60+. Health Advocates also offers a variety of classes and experiences dedicated to helping seniors age-in-place and retain their independence and quality of life.

Chris Gould will provide and explain a general exercise demo for participants.

Foster a strong relationship with your body to stretch smarter and deeper. Exercises explore proper alignment, strengthening all while dancing. Increase your range and fluidity of motion with no dance experienced required.

Madelyn Freundlich will provide and explain a meditation demo for session participants.

Session participants will be able to ask questions of the presenters, with Senator Liz Krueger moderating the Q&A.

Senator Liz Krueger will make closing remarks to wrap up today’s presentations on Exercise and Meditation resources for older adults in New York City.

RSVP to attend today’s session on Job Searching for People 50+ at www.tinyurl.com/seniorfair2020

2:00 p.m.:

2:05 p.m.:

2:55 p.m.:

3:25 p.m.:

Welcome and Introductions
Senator Liz Krueger

Job Searching Strategies for the Mature Worker 50+
Marzena Ermler, Career Coach, Manager Career Services NYPL
Steven Davis, Career Coach, Renaissance Solutions

Q&A moderated by Senator Liz Krueger

Closing Remarks
Senator Liz Krueger

Welcome and Introductions by Senator Liz Krueger

Career Services at the NYPL Business Center can help you to get your resume and other marketing materials ready, help you with networking, interviewing skills, etc. We’re prepared to help you at any level, from impartial advice to practical assistance to help you make the most of every opportunity. We engage our patrons by providing them the tools to become self-sufficient and successful in their job search and career development.
More information at: https://www.nypl.org/education/adults/career-employment/virtual

Session participants will be able to ask questions of the presenters, with Senator Liz Krueger moderating the Q&A.

Senator Liz Krueger will make closing remarks to wrap up today’s presentations on Job Searching resources for people 50+ in New York City.

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