Senior News

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…

SCSP’s Costume Extravaganza

BY AMANDA MOSES On Friday, October 26th, Spring Creek Senior Partners (SCSP) held their annual Halloween party in their multipurpose room at 160 Schroeders Avenue. The spooktacular event invited older…

Spring Creek Senior Partners Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

BY AMANDA MOSES On September 26th Spring Creek Senior Partners (SCSP) hosted their annual Hispanic Heritage event, commemorating Latino history, culture, music, and tradition. National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated…

SCSP Celebrates Diversity with an International Cultural Festival

BY AMANDA MOSES On August 29th, Spring Creek Seniors Partners (SCSP) helped Spring Creek Towers’ (SCT) resi-dents beat the heat with a multicultural extravaganza in the Brooklyn Sports Club’s (BSC)…

Mobile Mammogram Van Visits Spring Creek Towers

BY AMANDA MOSES An estimated 252, 710 new cases of invasive breast cancer have been diagnosed in women in 2017, and 2,470 cases have been diagnosed in men, according to…

JASA Wishes its Seniors

BY AMANDA MOSES Every few months JASA Starrett Senior Center hosts a birthday party to celebrate the wonderful lives of its members. JASA Director Angela Blyakher believes that it’s important…

Spring Creek Senior Partners Celebrates Dedication

BY: PAMELA STERN Spring Creek Senior Partners (SCSP) showed their appreciation to their volunteers by saluting them for their recognition and having a Masquerade Ball Luncheon for them on Friday,…

The Art of Crafting Jewelry

BY AMANDA MOSES Over the course of eight weeks, members of Spring Creek Senior Partners (SCSP) hosted a Jewelry Making class with teaching artist, Donna Miskend. SCSP Director Theodora Ziongas…

JASA Wishes its Seniors Happy Birthday

By Amanda Moses Every few months JASA Starrett Senior Center hosts a birthday party to celebrate the wonderful lives of its members. For many years these parties have uplifted the seniors…