OHEL Partners With Others to ProvideÂ Stimulating Programs for Seniors
OHEL Childrenâ€™s Home & Family Services along with The Orthodox Unionâ€™s Department of Community Engagement will be presenting a four-part lecture series enhancing educational opportunities for active retirees in the Five Towns Jewish community on Long Island.Â
The Stimulating Program Initiative for Retirees that Inspires Thought (SPIRIT) in Woodmere is sponsored in collaboration with STAJE and the Young Israel of Woodmere. The program will be held at the synagogue, 859 Peninsula Boulevard, on Mondays, May 12 and May 19; June 2 and June 9. All sessions will be from 12-2:30 p.m.
Registration fee is $30 for all four sessions or $10 per workshop. Lunch will be included.
Harriet Blank, LCSW, OHELâ€™s Director of Geriatric Services, Â who will be speaking on â€śFrom Discord to Harmony: Navigating Diverse Family Relationshipsâ€ť commented that â€śthrough OHELâ€™s provision of eldercare services, we have realized the increasing need of the baby boom generation â€“ individuals who while retired, seek to lead active and stimulating lives.â€ťÂ Since 1969, OHEL Childrenâ€™s Home and Family Services has served as a dependable haven of individual and family support, helping people of all ages surmount everyday challenges, heal from trauma, and manage with strength and dignity during times of crises. Driven by service excellence, OHELâ€™s professional staff meet the myriad social service needs of the general community, while at the same time providing culturally-sensitive services to the Jewish community, including Yiddish, Hebrew and Russian speakers. Through highly-rated foster care, developmental disability, mental health, and other programs and services, OHEL provides supportive housing, treatment, care coordination, education, outreach and much more to elevate lives and strengthen individuals and communities in New York City, Long Island, New Jersey, Florida, California and worldwide on the web. David Mandel is the CEO of OHEL.