As Summer Arrives, Doctor Offers Tips on Heat Safety

With the season’s first heat wave expected to arrive this week, a Huntington Hospital doctor is encouraging residents to take steps to avoid heatlh problems. Dr. Jennifer Goebel, an emergency medicine physician, said that she recommends that people stay as hydrated as possible, to stay Read More …

Senior Senior Prom Festivities in Huntington

  Scores of senior citizens enjoyed Senior Senior prom Thursday at the John J. Flanagan center, dancing and dining away the afternoon filled with glamor and fun. The prom went on with the help of the Human Services Division, Parks Department  BOCES students who provided Read More …

Town Board Honors Long-Time Dispatcher on Her (Nearly) 100th Birthday

The Huntington Town Board honored Mary Brenner for her long service to the Huntington Community First Aid Squad. She’s just about to turn 100 years old. Read More …

Donnelly to Host Senior Events at Libraries

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly, D-17th, will be hold a series of outreach sessions for seniors in May. The  “Legislator at Your Library” Community Outreach Programs are scheduled for the Brentwood, Deer Park, Half Hollow Hills (Dix Hills Branch) and South Huntington Public Libraries on Read More …

Spring Fling for Senior Citizens at Whitman

More than 200 senior citizens signed up for Spring Fling at Walt Whitman on Saturday where they were treated to lunch, music and dance, raffles and a musical show. Walt Whitman math teacher Kelsey Rice said residents of Atria, Sunrise Senior Center, Brandywine, church groups, Read More …

Huntington Senior Center Celebrates Its 50th Year

Huntington celebrated the 50th anniversary of its senior center Thursday, with a champagne toast, music, lunch, dancing–lots of dancing–and a cake. From its early days as a source of nutritious meals and programs, the center has grown into a home for clubs, meals, education and support Read More …

Gurwin Artists Show Off Their Work

Art made by residents of  Gurwin Jewish ~ Fay J. Lindner Residences went on display at the Commack Public Library to mark the grand opening of the Gurwin Assisted Living Resident Art Show.  The original artwork  ranged from still life to seascapes, produced in months-long classes led by Read More …

How To: Get Help With House Repairs If You’re a Senior

Help with minor household repairs is available to senior citizens through a Town of Huntington program. The town’s homeowner residential repair program will provide  minor household repairs to seniors over the age of 60 who live in Huntington. Homeowners pay for materials and supplies but Read More …

Seniors Get a Workout for Balance, Health

Dozens of seniors got a workout Friday, part of a program to improve balance and prevent falls. The program at the Huntington senior center, with exercises led by physical therapist Ken Shah from Excel Rehabilitation and Nursing in Woodbury, has seniors doing a variety of Read More …

Open House at SeniorNet for Classes, Help With Technology

SeniorNet at Family Service League has scheduled an open house Friday to help older residents learn how to use various technologies. The open house will run from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at FSL headquarters at 790 Park Ave., Huntington. Residents can register for classes or they Read More …