ADULTS

Programs and events designed to enrich the lives of the adult and senior population. Whether it’s to have fun, gain support or learn something new, each program gives participants the opportunities to meet new people & feel connected to the SYJCC community. Come join us for:

  • Book Clubs
  • Lectures
  • Game Clubs
  • Support Groups
  • Discussion Groups
  • Musical Performances
  • Fitness Classes
  • And so much more!

SUPPORT GROUPS

Young Onset Spouse: Caregiver Group
Weekly Caregiver Support Group for Spouses, Caring for Individuals with Young Onset Dementia

Singles Chat Group
Weekly meet-up for singles to get together & discuss relevant topics.

Widow & Widowers Support Group
8 session support group for those who have recently lost their partner.

Next Steps for Widows & Widowers
A group for widows & widowers to continue to adjust to the changes they are experiencing.

Early Stages of Separation & Divorce
A support group for those going through a separation or divorce.

Caregiver’s Support Group
A bi-weekly support group for those caring for their spouse or parent.

Women’s Breast & Reproductive Cancers Support Group
Support Group for those going through or have gone through Women’s Cancers.

Support Services for Seniors
Information & Referral
Social work staff is available to answer your questions about supports & services available to seniors from a variety of community providers.  For more information, please call Tina Block, at 631.462.9800 ext. 121

Transportation
Limited mini-bus transportation for senior adults to the SYJCC.  For more information or to register, please call Tina Block, at 631.462.9800 ext. 121

Sid Jacobson JCC’s Young Onset Adult Day Program comes to the SYJCC!
This Program is designed for individuals in their 30’s, 40’s 50’s & early 60’s who are diagnosed with front temporal degeneration, Alzheimer’s & other neurodegenerative illnesses.
Let’s Do Lunch provides generational-appropriate activities that are physically, intellectually, & socially stimulating, all under the supervision of caring professionals.  As the first program specifically designed for younger individuals, we offer vibrant activities including basketball, karate, support groups, vocational work, dancing, hot kosher lunch & more.  Financial aid is available.
For more information, contact Taylor Herbert, LCSW, Director of Specialized Senior Services, 516.484.1545, Ext. 114, therbert@sjjcc.org
Visit this website for more information

Please see Calendar for schedule and fees:
For more information, contact Sharon Reichmen, (631)462-9800 x139.

SOCIAL & EDUCATIONAL GROUPS

SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS
Retirement Club
This club meets twice a month & plans trips & outings to museums, shows, restaurants, & more.

American History
Discussion of events in American History facilitated by Steve Rochester

Dr. Gerry Ravitz Men’s Social Club
This is a social club.  The members of the club plan speakers & special programs for each meeting.

Women’s Social Club
This is a social club.  The members of this club plan speakers & special programs for each meeting.

Couples Club
This is a social club.  The members of the club plan speakers & special programs for each meeting

Sociable Singles
This is a social club.  The members of the club plan speakers & special programs for each meeting

Let’s Be Honest: A discussion group for men
Discussion group facilitated by Matt Geller, open to all men.

Jewish War Veterans Post #488
If you are a veteran & Jewish join the Jewish War Veterans the oldest veteran organization in the United States.  Each monthly meeting includes breakfast & a speaker discussion.

Knights of Pythias
This group of men meets twice a month.  The Knights of Pythias is a fraternal order established in 1860 & is based on Friendships, Charity, & Benevolence.

Please see Calendar for schedule and fees:
For more information, contact Tina Block, (631)462-9800 x121.

Arthritis- Arthritis Exercise Class
Exercises designed for those coping with arthritis

Group Reike & Meditation
Class on Reike & Meditation with Reike Practitioner

Individual Meditation & Reike Sessions
20 min. individual Reike/Meditation sessions with Reike Practitioner

Blood Pressure Screening
Have your blood pressure checked by a nurse from the Visiting Nurse Service.

Re-Reels: Film Appreciation & Discussion Group
Films about Jewish Historical topics or related themes.  Discussion after the film

Civilization & the Jews
Discussion group facilitated by Keve Karalitzky

Reading Shakespeare Aloud
Group reads Shakespeare plays aloud in the group ad discusses.

Current Events
Discussion of current event topics.  Facilitated by rotating members

Laugh ’til it Hertz!
Group discussion facilitated by Bob Hertz

Military History Roundtable
Group discussion on topics related to Military History.  Facilitated by Phil Braverman

What’s New with You? With Paula Silver, LMSW
Discussion group facilitated by a licensed social worker

Connections discussion group with Michelle Herman, LMSW
Discussion group facilitated by a licensed social worker

Please see Calendar for schedule and fees:
For more information, contact Tina Block, (631)462-9800 x121.

LECTURES

LIFELONG LEARNING SERIES

2017-2018 (click button above for breakdown of series)
An informal educational program that features a wide variety of lectures
One Friday a Month, 10:30am – 12:00 noon
Purchase full series and receive one free lecture.
SYJCC Members & Chai Members: $48; Non-Members: $72
Fees for each lecture: Y Members/Chai Members – $8; Non-Members – $12
Pre-registration is open until the Monday before each lecture.  If you wish to sign up after that, please pay at the door.

Please note that Lifelong Learning programs are subject to change or cancellation.

JEWISH EXPERIENCE LUNCH & LEARN SERIES

2017-2018 (click button above for breakdown of series)
Limited Seating-Register Early!

Purchase full series & receive one free lecture.
Additional $12 savings for full members–Registration opens August 7, 2017 for SYJCC Members: $170 / Chai Members: $190
Registration opens August 14, 2017 for Non-Members: $200
Individual Lecture Fees: SYJCC Members: $20 / Non-Members: $22
The above registration include both lunch & learn
Fees at the door (if space is available)-Lecture Only SYJCC & Chai Members:$20/Non-Members $22

Jewish Experience Lectures are subject to change or cancellation

RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS

RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS

ENTERTAINMENT

Monthly Music 2017

September Music
All Performances Begin at 12:45pm

 

Art Class: Unleash Your Creativity, Painting & Drawing
This class includes painting & drawing.  No experience needed.

Arts & Crafts
Different Arts & Crafts projects each month facilitated by Michele Hertz

Knitting & Loom Hats
Learn to make hats on a Loom or knit in a friendly group atmosphere.

Sing-A-Long with Phil
Join us & sing.  Song sheets will be provided just bring your voice.  Group facilitated by Phil Braverman.

Please see Calendar for schedule and fees:
For more information, contact Tina Block, (631)462-9800 x121.

RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS

DANCE & FITNESS CLASSES

Introduction to Latin Dance
Come try line dancing with instructor Norma Granofsky.

Latin Dance
Learn dances like the Salsa, Cha Cha, Bachata, Tango, & Quickstep with professional dance instructor Norma Granofsky.

Beginners Ballroom & Latin Dance
Learn to Dance with professional Dance Instructor Norma Granofsky.

Waltz Dance Class
Learn this beautiful & forever popular dance with professional dance instructor Norma Granofsky.

Intermediates Ballroom & Latin Dance
The next level of Ballroom dance with professional dance instructor Norma Granofsky.

Country Western Line Dancing
Kick up your heels & have lots of fun learning Country Western Line dancing with professional dance instructor Norma Granofsky.

Please see Calendar for schedule and fees:
For more information, contact Tina Block, (631)462-9800 x121.

RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS

BOOK & GAME CLUBS

GAME CLUBS
Pre-registration is required for all game clubs.  These clubs are free of charge & open to SYJCC Members & Chai Members only.

Scrabble, Cards, Bingo, & Mind Games

Scrabble & other board games

Canasta Club

Pinochle Club

Mah Jongg Club

Poker Club

BOOK CLUB: MEETS MONTHLY
Monthly book discussion facilitated by Eileen Schneyman

August Book: Faithful by Alice Hoffman
Date: TBD

Please see Calendar for schedule and fees:
For more information, contact Tina Block, (631)462-9800 x121.

HANDS ON HUNTINGTON - NNORC

Hands on Huntington (HOH) is a Neighborhood Naturally Occurring Retirement Community or a NNORC.  NNORC is a NYS term that identifies a neighborhood with a very high concentration of residents 60+.  The SYJCC NNORC is in some areas of Greenlawn, East Northport & Huntington, please see the map below for the census track included in the NNORC.  This program is funded by a NYS Office For the Aging grant.

The goal of a NNORC is to help seniors age in place & remain in their homes with the support services they need to keep them in their community.  The NNORC brings together The SYJCC, the Town of Huntington & other community partners to provide social work case management, information & referral, education & recreation programs & medical services to seniors in the NNORC area.  For more information about the program or to check if you live in the NNORC please call 631-351-6610 to speak to one of our social workers.

Hands on Huntington includes the area shaded in blue on the map below.

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