Neighborhood Senior Centers

Senior Centers

Rosa Delvalle, Stapleton Director • 718.981.8828 • rdevalle@sijcc.com
Jodie Kornblum, Avis/South Shore Director • 718.475.5283 • jkornblum@sijcc.com

  •  Stapleton Neighborhood Senior Center

189 Gordon Street, Staten Island, NY 10304
The JCC Stapleton Neighborhood Senior Center offers a wide variety of services to stimulate both body and mind. The nutritional program includes a warm, healthy and hearty breakfast and lunch. Nutritional education and monthly blood pressure screenings, conducted by a registered nurse, are also offered. There are computer and ceramics classes as well as arts and crafts. Physical activities taught by certified instructors include Tai-Chi, Yoga, aerobics, chair exercises and line dancing. Case assistance and referrals are provided to all members to help resolve various personal matters pertaining to food stamps, Access-A-Ride, rent arrears, Medicare and Medicaid, eviction prevention and much more. Translation services are also available upon request in English, Spanish and Tagalog. All adults 60 and above are invited and welcome to join this fun, diverse and friendly senior center.

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  • Avis/South Shore Neighborhood Senior Center

The Avis/South Shore Neighborhood Senior Center is the place to be if you are a senior adult age 60 and above. For those who enjoy socializing, staying fit and sharing a Kosher meal with your peers, the neighborhood senior center offers all that and more. We offer physical activities such as aerobics, chair exercises, yoga and tai chi. There are activities such as card games and trips. We help you keep your mind engaged with stimulating lectures and computers. We also offer you nutrition discussions led by a dietician or nurse; monthly blood pressure monitoring, classes on health and related topics. We also offer a variety of art classes such as painting, jewelry, art history and quilling and creative drama. If you enjoy music, we also offer piano sing alongs.

  • CLLD Program

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City funded program offering services and programs for those over 60.
CLLD offers Six Centers of Excellence:
Arts & Entertainment
Painting classes, Group Keyboarding, Trips to
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ballroom dancing
Life Long Learning
Partnership with CSI offering education
courses: Medieval Times, Jewish Folklore
Computer Technology
Creative Power Point, Advanced Internet
Health & Wellness
Chair yoga, Zumba, Xbox bowling
Intergenerational
Homework help with after school program,
partnering with Day Hab program
Social Action
Bingo events to raise money for various organizations
Please contact Albana Telic at 718.475.5289 or atelic@sijcc.com

Evidence Based Learning

All three centers are providing evidence-based learning. Which offer proven ways to help promote health and prevent disease among older adults. Older adults who participate in EBPs can lower their risk of chronic diseases and falls and help lessen the possibility of their long-term effects.

Transportation

Door-to-door transportation is available to/from the Joan & Alan Berni kow J CC for adults 60+ at the JCC during designated Center for Life Long Develop ment (CLLD) hours and to/from the Avis/South Shore JCC during designated Neighborhood Senior Center hours of operation. Free CLLD and/or Neighborhood Seni or Center enrollment is required to take advantage of the transportation option. Our bus is lift accessible. For more information about CLLD enrollment, please contact the CLLD Office at 718.517.7445. For more information about-Neighborhood Senior Center enrollment, please contact Jodie Kornblum at 718.475.5283 or jkornblum@sijcc.com.

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