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Volunteers Spring into Action at SCS

March 17, 2015 | admin

Thanks to New York Cares and support from Morgan Stanley, over 100 members of the Center for Active Older Adults enjoyed painting and potting their own personalized flowerpots. Morgan Stanley volunteers engaged members during their artistic endeavors, and helped as needed. Several of the...

Lucidity Chamberistas in Concert

Lucidity Chamberistas Free in Concert At Sunnyside Community Services

September 18, 2017 | Roberta

Led by conductor Eugene Takahashi, the Lucidity Chamberistas orchestra performed powerful renditions of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Divertimento in D major, K.136/125°, Claude Debussy, Sarabande from "pour le piano,” arranged by Leo Soeda, Yui Kitamura, Japan Sketch (2017) for string orchestra, and...

Seniors Get Tech Savvy at SCS

August 25, 2017 | Roberta

NY1 reports on Congessman Joe Crowley and AT&T representatives at SCS helping seniors to get the best and safest use of their mobile devices. Watch the story here:  ...

Local participants at the "Keep Families Covered" Community Forum at SCS

Keep Families Covered Forum hosted by SCS

August 10, 2017 | Roberta

Nick Gulotta, the Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit Queens Borough Director, Jonathan Soto, CFCP Executive Director, and Ben Anderson, Children's Defense Fund-NY Director of Health Policy discussed policy, options, and advocacy at the "Keep Families Covered" Community Forum at...

Third Annual Sunnyside Post Mile set for October, funds to go to Sunnyside Community Services

August 10, 2017 | Roberta

The Sunnyside Post Mile is entering its third year, with a mid-October event in store to raise funds for Sunnyside Community Services. The event, set for October 14, is organized by the Sunnyside Post and the Woodside-Sunnyside Runners group, and is open for...

Sunnyside UP Pre-kindergarten attendees playing with blocks

Discover Sunnyside UP, SCS’ Free Full-day Pre-kindergarten Program

February 2, 2017 | Roberta

You can still register your child om Sunnyside Community Services Sunnyside UP! pre-kindergarten program. Early education and after-care options may be available. Call 718-784-6173 ext. 420 or email



A screenshot from the Fox 5 NY video on SCS programs for family caregivers

Love Still Lives in This House

December 21, 2016 | Roberta

"Love still lives in this house." Watch this story on FOX 5 / showing how SCS helps caregivers and families caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease....

Its a G Thing

Music therapy helps motivate and mend the mind of seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia

December 1, 2016 | Roberta

WPIX News' Mr. G shares the story of Sean Condron, and explores how and why he dedicates his time to bring the gift of music to people with dementia and Alzheimer's at Sunnyside Community Services.  Supportive options for caregivers are also discussed.  ...

A Group Celebrates at Annual Event

SCS Celebrates at Annual Event

November 16, 2016 | Roberta

SCS celebrated another year of lighting up lives at M.Wells Dinette at PS1 and honored 2016 Neighborhood Visionaries, Gertrude McDonald and Lily Gavin (in Memoriam).We would like to thank our honorees, all our guests, and our sponsors, Lamb Financial Grouop, Sanket Bulsara and Christine...

SCS Raises Awareness

SCS Raises Awareness of New Services to Help Family Members Provide Care for Loved Ones with Alzheimer's or Dementia.

November 1, 2016 | Roberta

November is National Alzheimer's Awareness and National Caregivers Awareness Month.  SCS held a press conference to highlight CARE NYC, our comprehensive city-wide program of supportive services for family caregivers and their loved ones. Matthew Wallace, Chief of Staff for NYC...

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