Living Comfortably Into The Golden Years

BY JORDAN GIBBONS Staff Writer There are many factors to consider once the decision is made to move into a retirement residence. Assisted living residences are certified adult homes that have been approved and licensed by the Dept. of Health. There are three types of assisted living facilities: Basic ALR, Enhanced ALR and Special Needs […]

Elder Law Seminar To Be Hosted By Flushing House

Maria Alvarez, executive director of NY Statewide Senior Action Council, will give the last of Flushing House’s “Elder Law Seminars” on Saturday, June 21. As in previous years, Flushing House scheduled three seminars for spring 2014. These seminars focused on how changes brought about by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid Re-Design/Expansion in New […]

Focus On Queens, June 12

Bindia George and Diane Lollo, both of Bellerose, received Student Awards for Academic Excellence from Farmingdale State College. Local students who plan to enroll at SUNY Oneonta for the fall 2014 semester were recently awarded scholarships from the college. Diana Reisert of Whitestone, who attends the Mary Louis Academy, won the college’s Presidential Scholarship and […]

Flushing House Offers Two-Week Trial

Flushing House Offers Two-Week Trial

Flushing House is giving seniors a chance to try out its services in a two-week trial stay. BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Looking for a retirement home is an important step in any senior citizen’s life. But determining where to spend your golden years can be difficult with just a quick tour and a couple […]

Senior Leadership Award Winners Selected

United Adult Ministries, the parent company of Flushing House, has announced the three winners of the Rose Kryzak Senior Leadership Awards. The individuals will be honored during the annual fundraising gala on May 8 at Flushing Town Hall. This year’s honorees include: State Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Flushing), a seven-term state senator who has sponsored several […]

Focus On Queens, Mar. 13

Upcoming events at the Kew Gardens Community Center include: Purim Party, 2 p.m. March 17. Movie Matinee, “The Big Wedding,” 1 p.m. March 18. Poets & writers with Mindy Lewis, 1:30-3:45 p.m. March 24. Healthy Living, 11 a.m. March 25. Healthy Habits, 11 a.m. Mondays. Spanish, 1 p.m. Mondays. Dancercise & aerobics, 1 p.m. Mondays […]

Focus On Queens, Feb. 13

Flushing House will present “Presidents Day Interactive Performance,” a free historical celebration featuring performances by a professional Lincoln impersonator. The event will take place from 2-4 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Flushing House rooftop atrium, 38-20 Bowne St., Flushing. Music, appetizers and refreshments will be available. Seating is limited. RSVP by calling (718) 762-3198, Ext. […]

Focus On Queens, Nov. 21

The New York Army National Guard has announced the reenlistment of members in recognition of their continuing commitment to serve. Sergeant Weston Lather of Whitestone has reenlisted to continue service with Company A, 1-69th Infantry. Specialist Rashawn Townsend of Jamaica has reenlisted to continue service with the 107th Military Police Company. Sergeant Sasha Morse of […]