Blink Fitness Boosts Affordable Fitness Access For Every Body From Harlem To Hollis

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With a number of locations in Harlem on 116th and 125th Streets, Blink Fitness, the premium quality, affordable fitness brand is providing new and current members of all ages access to free and discounted gym memberships. Continue Reading →

5 Tips When Looking For A New Job Over The Age Of 40

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By Holly Caplan

When I look in the mirror, for the first 5 seconds I still see a twenty- year -old. Then the visible wrinkles around my eyes and jowls provide a friendly reminder that I’m not twenty anymore. Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday, Millie! Harlem Resident Turns 109

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CBS reports that a historic birthday was celebrated in New York City Friday. Millie Berry remembers what life was like here a long time ago. Continue Reading →

Nominations Open For The AARP Andrus Award for Community Service In Harlem

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Know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or older? Show your appreciation by nominating him or her for the 2018 Andrus Award for Community Service. Continue Reading →

Lawsuit Filed Against NYS & Adult Homes to End Discrimination Against Wheelchair Users

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Mobilization for Justice (formerly MFY Legal Services) and AARP Foundation filed a lawsuit today in the Southern District of New York against New York State and four adult homes, alleging discrimination against people who use wheelchairs. Continue Reading →

Free Seniors Fitness Instructions In Harlem

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Get active in your neighborhood park with CityParks Seniors Fitness! We welcome New Yorkers 60+ to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga and fitness walking in 16 neighborhood parks across the city. Continue Reading →

Harlem Seniors Join Food Bank For New York City To Celebrate Senior Centers

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On Thursday, October 26th, local seniors will join Food Bank For New York City at its Community Kitchen & Pantry in Harlem to celebrate the Senior Center’s fifth anniversary, with a hors d’oeuvres, karaoke and a dance competition. Continue Reading →

New Report Shows Nursing Home Residents Are Often Illegally Confined From Harlem To Hollis

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A new report by Mobilization for Justice (MFJ) details the barriers that nursing home residents face when they attempt to leave the home to visit family or friends, go to religious services, shop, or simply sit outside in the fresh air. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Vegan And Drink Festival 2017 At Randell Island

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Images by Seitu Oronde

On Sunday, October 1, 2017, the Vegan And Drink Festival 2017, with photographer Seitu Oronde who was there documenting the great event on Randel Island, NY.

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NYPD Gives Out Seniors Safety Bracelets To Stop Crimes In Harlem

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NY Daily News reports that the NYPD is blowing the whistle on crimes against the elderly. The department handed out reflective bracelets that come with high pitch alarms to seniors Tuesday as it launches a new initiative to protect the elderly from an uptick in assaults. Continue Reading →