Well Older Adults

Shalom Club

A unique group of retired professionals with a zest for intellectual stimulation and Jewish enrichment. The club will focus on social, cultural and educational experiences. A wide variety of speakers will ensure lively discussions. Exercise at 11 am, lunch, followed by a program.

Contact Jaclyn Bieder for more information at (516) 569-6733.

Mondays – 11:00am-1:30pm
Resumes October 16, 2017
Temple Hillel, 1000 Rosedale Road,
Valley Stream


A weekly gathering of older adults enhancing their past with a feel of European flavor. Enjoy meeting new people with a little nosh, Yiddish humor, lectures, movies, music and more.

Contact Judy Goldberg for more information.

Tuesdays – 12:30pm-2:30pm

July 11 – August 22, 2017 (no session August 1)

Congregation Beth Sholom,
390 Broadway, Lawrence
Fee: $2

L’Chaim Club

Join this lively group of older adults who come together to exercise, socialize and enjoy an array of lectures, entertainment and wonderful discussions. The group is always growing and welcomes new friends.

Wednesdays – Once a Month
Dates TBA
Valley Stream Jewish Center,
322 N. Corona Ave., Valley Stream
Fee: $2

Canasta, Bridge & Mah Jongg

Enjoy an afternoon at the JCC playing canasta or mah jongg.  Bring your own group.  Pre-registration a must by calling Mary Sheffield at 516-569-6733.

Wednesdays – 12:00pm-3:00pm
The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC
207 Grove Avenue, Cedarhurst
Fee: $1

Friendship Circle

Come exercise your body, schmooze, meet new friends and enjoy lively
discussions at our haimish JCC. All are welcome.

For more information contact Mary Sheffield.

Wednesdays – 1:00pm-3:00pm
January 18 – August 16, 2017 (updated)
 (Note:  no session June 28 and no session July 5)

The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC
207 Grove Avenue, Cedarhurst
Fee: $1

Men’s Club

Come schmooze, share and engage in stimulating and lively current events
discussions. Meet new friends and spend Thursday afternoons at the JCC.

For more information please call Judy Goldberg.

Thursdays – 12:45pm-1:45pm
The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC
207 Grove Avenue, Cedarhurst
Fee: $1

Zumba Gold

This unique fitness program features zesty Latin music with exhilarating,
easy-to-follow moves, specifically tailored for active older adults. Come join this fun friendly dance-fitness class. For more information call 516- 569-6733.

Thursdays – 2:00pm-3:00pm
The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC
207 Grove Avenue, Cedarhurst
No fee.

This program is funded by the Nassau County Dept. of Senior Citizen Affairs, the NYSDA and the Federal Administration on Aging.

Safety Net – Entitlements Program

Are you in need of free guidance regarding entitlements such as Social Security, widow benefits, Medicare, Medicaid, SSI, health insurance, etc. Or are you in need of emotional support and advocacy regarding caregiver concerns, parenting concerns, resources for children with special needs, etc.

If you have a concern and don’t know where to turn for help, contact Lisa Barnett, LCSW-R, Project Entitlements at 516-569-6733.

No fee.

Entitlements Program is made possible by the Safety Net Initiative of UJA-Federation of New York.

Lunch & Learn

Join friends for a lovely afternoon starting with lunch followed by an array
of lectures and speakers that will peak your interest. All are welcome. Pre-registration is required. Call the JCC for more information.

Starting Date To Be Announced
Malverne Jewish Center
1 Norwood, Avenue, Malverne
Fee: $3

Young at Heart

This monthly gathering offers friendship, camaraderie along with lunch and
wonderful lectures and speakers. Call the JCC for information.

Wednesdays – 1:00pm-3:00pm
Once a Month
Starting Date To Be Announced
Young Israel of West Hempstead
630 Hempstead Avenue, West Hempstead
No fee.

ENGAGE – Volunteer Opportunities

Engage is a new UJA-Federation of New York funded program designed to encourage volunteerism among “boomers” as well as persons of all ages. This program will create volunteer opportunities on Long Island in the areas of poverty/near poverty, frail and isolated elderly and food insecurity. The
program will match volunteers’ lifelong skills and personal interests with volunteer opportunities.

If you are interested in becoming an Engage volunteer and/or have an opportunity for volunteers, please contact Judy Goldberg, LCSW, at 516-569-6733.