MEETING NOTES 2019-2020

September 24th

Topic: State of Senior Services in NYC

Important information and updates regarding latest programs, services and legislative mandates that will potentially affect your agency & clients.  

Speakers:

Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez 

DFTA Commissioner 

Margaret Chin

City Council Member &

Chair of the Committee on Aging, NYC Council

Carlina Rivera

City Council Member

Breakfast Provided By:

Grand St. Settlement

https://www.grandsettlement.org/

Resources: 

DFTA

https://council.nyc.gov/district-1/

https://council.nyc.gov/district-2/

Location:

New Grand St. Settlement at Essex's Crossing

175 Delancey St

New York 10002

October 29th

 

 

Topic: Census

Speaker:

Breakfast Provided By:

Henry St. Settlement

Resources: 

Location:

Educational Alliance Manny Cantor Center 

197 East Broadway

New York 10002

November 19th

 

 

Topic: Immigration and how to respond to ICE visits

Be better prepared to answer your clients questions and concerns as well as how to appropriately respond to possible ICE calls

and/or visits to your clients' homes or to an organization's offices.

Speaker: NYLAG (NY Legal Assistance Group)

Breakfast Provided By:

Self Help

 

Resources:

https://www.nylag.org

Location:

Educational Alliance Manny Cantor Center 

197 East Broadway

New York 10002

December 17th

 

 

 

Topic: Nutrition & Self Care

Speaker: Brian Fahey, MS, RD, CDN 

Clinical Dietitian 

Brian Fahey received his Master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition from New York University. He also completed his dietetic internship at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital before returning as a Clinical Dietitian at its Lower Manhattan location. Brian has a special interest in geriatrics, helping older adults achieve their nutritional goals.

Breakfast Provided By:

Visiting Neighbors

http://visitingneighbors.org

Resources:

Location: 

Educational Alliance Manny Cantor Center 

197 East Broadway

New York 10002

January 28th

 

 

 

Topic: : Bias & Micro Agression

Speaker: Rani Varghese

Assistant Professor at Adelphi University

 

Rani Varghese, MSW, Ed.D. is an Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work at Adelphi University. Dr. Varghese’s clinical experience has been in the context of college campuses supporting survivors of gender based violence. Her research focuses social work education, clinical social work, social justice practices and principles, and intergroup dialogue.

Breakfast Provided By: Project Ezra

Resources:

Location:

Educational Alliance Manny Cantor Center 

197 East Broadway

New York  10002

February 25th

 

Topic: Holistic Medicine & Music Therapy

Speaker:

Breakfast Provided By: NY Fundation for Seniors

Resources:

Location: 

Grand St. Settlement at Essex's Crossing

Room 412

175 Delancey St

New York 10002

March 31th

 

 

 

Topic: Aging Advocacy &

the Older Americans Act

Speakers: 

Kayla Chan,

Breakfast Provided By: Mount Sinai, NY Beth Israel

Resources:

Location:

Grand St. Settlement at Essex's Crossing

Room 412

175 Delancey St

New York 10002

April 28th

 

Topic: OATS

Speakers:

Breakfast Provided By: Grand Street Settment 

Resources: 

Location:

OATS

May 19th

Topic: Community & Senior Advocacy Town Hall

Speaker:

Food Provided By: Right at Home of Lower Manhattan 

Resources:

Location:

Grand St. Settlement at Essex's Crossing

Room 412

175 Delancey St

New York 10002

June 30th

 

 

 

Topic: ROOF PARTY- join LESIAC at the Grand St. Settlement at Essex's Crossing for our end of year rooftop party! Mix & mingle in the beautiful roof top outdoor space. 

 

Speaker:

 

Breakfast Provided By:

 

Resources:

Location:

New Grand St. Settlement at Essex's Crossing

Room 412

175 Delancey St

New York 10002

​​Email us:

les.iac@gmail.com

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​Meeting Locations at: 

197 East Broadway, NY, NY 10002

October 2018 - January 2019

265 Henry Street, NY, NY 10002

February 2019- June 2019

***September 25th  Meeting at Essex Crossing Community Center 175 Delancey Street, 4th Fl, NY, NY 10002.

 

 

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