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Weekly Update & Spotlight

WEEKLY UPDATE & SPOTLIGHT:  WESTCHESTER’S DEPARTMENT OF SENIOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

The following is a weekly update from the Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services with the latest information on upcoming events, programs, activities and services available to seniors, families and caregivers.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

20th Annual Senior Law Day
Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave, White Plains
8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(914) 813-6300

This is a great educational event for seniors, family members and caregivers. It will feature free consultations and 25 workshops to choose from including Estate Planning, Elder Law, Medicare/Medicaid and Housing Options. For more information, call (914) 813-6300, email jsw1@westchestergov.com or visit our website www.seniorlawday.info.

SPOTLIGHT - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
Seventh Annual Livable Communities Celebrate Aging Village Fair
Mount Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Dr., Valhalla
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(914) 813-6263

Come to the fair for music, movement, discussion, interactive learning and fun with inspired thinkers and doers across Westchester County. RSVPs are strongly encouraged. Free admission and free parking. Light continental breakfast and bag lunch will be served. TO RSVP, please contact jqsu@westchestergov.com/ 914-813-6263.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4
Learn About Medicare
County Office Bldg - 9 South First Ave, 8th Fl Conf Rm, Mount Vernon
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(914) 813-6100

This free program includes information sessions to help with the understanding of Medicare coverage and costs structure, private insurance options, and cost saving benefit programs. For more information, contact 914-813-6100.    


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 – MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16
Health for Life Program (HeLP) Info Session and Workshop
John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 E Main Street, Shrub Oak, NY
1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
914-245-5262 x 227

Are you 55 or older with a chronic health condition or caring for someone with a health issue? If so, the HeLP workshop can enhance your quality of life and provide fun while learning. This free workshop focuses on the mind/body connection, better breathing, fall prevention and getting a good night’s sleep. There is no cost to attend but advance registration is required. Register online at  or call the reference desk at (914)245-5256 x227. Six sessions, no class Sept.30, Oct. 14, 21, Nov.11.  

The full Next Stage Network Calendar of Events is available to you upon email request to scbb@westchestergov.com.

 For more information about Westchester’s Department of Senior Programs and Services, visit seniorcitizens.westchestergov.com