Senior News

Crocheting the Fabric of Kindness

BY AMANDA MOSES The Vandalia Sensational Seniors are interlocking the fabric of kindness one strand at a time with their crochet club (at the Vandalia Senior Center). Under the guidance…

Seniors Explore Latin Culture

BY AMANDA MOSES On October 11th, Spring Creek Senior Partners (SCSP) celebrated National Hispanic Heritage Month with their annual Latin cultural presentation by HUD Service Coordinator, Denise Ruiz. National Hispanic…

JASA’s Annual Rosh Hashanah Celebration

BY AMANDA MOSES On September 26th, JASA Starrett Senior Center kicked off the Jewish New Year with their annual Rosh Hashanah party in the lower level of the Brooklyn Sports…

SCSP Tastes International Flavors At Cultural Festival

On August 28th, the rhythm and rhyme of Jamaican, Latin, Russian, and other cultures could be heard and felt at Spring Creek Senior Partners’ (SCSP) Annual International Cultural Festival in…

JASA Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

BY AMANDA MOSES On August 15th, JASA Starrett Senior Center celebrated 40 years of dedicated service to the Spring Creek Towers’ (SCT) community in the lower level of the Brooklyn…

Celebrating A Century of Life

BY AMANDA MOSES On July 12th, Spring Creek Towers’ (SCT) resident, Mildred Perman was honored at the Vandalia Neighborhood Senior Center (47 Vandalia Avenue) for her 100th birthday. The facility…

SCSP Holds Stress Management Workshop

BY: PAMELA STERN On Wednesday) June 5th, Spring Creek Senior Partners (SCSP) held a Stress Manage-ment Workshop. This work-shop was an hour long and was presented by Victoria Leach and…

June is Men’s Health Month

By: Ronald A. Jean SCSP, Executive Director When was the last time you went for a medical checkup? To put it simple, when was the last time you saw your…

Holocaust Survivor Yakov Ryaboy: This is My Life

BY AMANDA MOSES May 2nd began the Days of Remembrance, also known as Yom HaShoah, an annual commemora-tion of the Holocaust established by the United States Congress. This solemn tribute…

JASA’s Purim Masquerade

BY AMANDA MOSES On March 20th, JASA Starrett Senior Center hosted a Purim masquerade themed party in the lower level of the Brooklyn Sports Club (BSC). Celebrants were invited to…

Spring Creek Senior Partners Celebrates Wear Red Day

BY AMANDA MOSES February 1st was National Wear Red Day (also known as Go Red for Women). A campaign developed by the American Heart Association (AHA) to support women’s heart…

JASA’s Holiday Fundraiser

By Amanda Moses Tis the season for good tidings and cheer! Members of JASA Starrett Senior Center are embracing the holiday spirit with a festive fundraiser for St. Jude’s Children’s…

JASA Hosts Annual Turkey Raffle

By Amanda Moses  On November 20th, JASA Starrett Senior Center hosted their annual Turkey Raffle Giveaway, thanks to donations from New York State Senator Roxanne Persaud and New York Council…

Seniors Learn About Hydroponics

BY AMANDA MOSES The bitter cold, and the recent nor’easter snowstorm, drew the Spring Creek Senior Partners’ (SCSP) Gardening Club indoors for their meeting with Garden Educator, Jacqui Roytman. The…

JASA Salutes Veterans from All Around the World

BY AMANDA MOSES On November 15th, JASA Starrett Senior Center held their annual Veterans Day celebration in the lower level of the Brooklyn Sports Club (BSC). The entire BSC Aspen…