Senior News

Spring Creek Senior Partners’ Health Fair

BY: PAMELA STERN Spring Creek Senior Partners (SCSP) held their annual health fair on Friday, February 21st in the Brooklyn Sports Club’s gym from 11am to 2pm. This health fair…

JASA Seniors Learn to Tie-Dye

BY AMANDA MOSES JASA Starrett Seniors Center’s members are reliving the 1960s with an old-school psychedelic style, tie-dye. The process of tie-dye, also known as “tied-and-dyed,” is a technique that…

Senator Persaud Hosts Medicare Talk

BY AMANDA MOSES On February 20th, New York State Senator Roxanne Persaud and the nonprofit organization, AARP, hosted a “Senior Medicare Talk” at the Brooklyn Sports Club (BSC) from 4pm…

JASA Kicks Off Holidays with a Birthday Bash

BY AMANDA MOSES On December 18th, JASA Starrett Senior Center kicked off the holiday season with their quarterly birthday party in the lower level of the Brooklyn Sports Club (BSC)…

A Jovial Celebration with Spring Creek Senior Partners

BY AMANDA MOSES On Thursday, December 12th, Spring Creek Senior Partners (SCSP) reined in the holidays with a festive party in the Brooklyn Sports Club’s (BSC) gymnasium. “Our theme for…

JASA Hosts Annual Veterans Day Extravaganza

On November 13th, JASA Starrett Senior Center decorated the Brooklyn Sports Club’s (BSC) Aspen room in the grand old stars and stripes in celebration of Veterans Day. Every year, the…

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…