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Univision Explores Impact of Alzheimer's Among Hispanic Communities

November 8, 2017 | Roberta

Of about 40 million family caregivers in the country, 21% are Latinos according to the 2015 study "Caregiving in the US", by  AARP and the ...

Image from Sunnyside Shines BID with SCS Career Readiness interns

SCS Career Readiness Program SHINES

January 19, 2018 | Roberta
Our Career Readiness Program combines internship experiences with career readiness education. Program staff offer guidance on developing resumes and honing interview skills, and guest speakers provide expertise in financial literacy. The program includes opportunities to learn about
SCS' Jonha Gensler and Kerly Serrano on set at UniMas interview Feb 2018

SCS on UniMás

February 21, 2018 | Roberta

Sunnyside Community Services Associate Executive Director of Community Services, Jonah Gensler, and Kerly Serrano, director of the Center for Active Older Adults discussed our continuum of care on UniMás (NYC Channel 68) and covered the range of services SCS makes available for people of all...

Screenshot from Fox 5 New York Minute at Sunnyside Community Services

Volunteering in a New York Minute

April 19, 2018 | Roberta

Fox 5 New York aired this segment highlighting recent volunteer activities at the SCS Center for Active Older Adults. On April 17, New York Cares and volunteers from HSBC helped our members to assemble and paint springtime crafts while Sabor and the Afro-Latineers played and shared information...

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...

Governor Cuomo support for families

SCS Receives Grant to Support Family Caregivers of Individuals with Alzheimer's and Dementia

November 3, 2015 | Roberta

Sunnyside Community Services is proud to be one of the nine recipients of Governor Cuomo's $67.5 million dollar initiative for the development of programs that support family members who care for the nearly 380,000 New Yorkers living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The awards are...

Women speaking to loved ones with Alzheimer's Disease

NY1 Reports on Supporting Alzheimer's Caregivers

May 23, 2016 | Roberta

A recent NYI report by Erin Billups discussed issues facing New Yorkers providing care to loved ones with Alzheimer's Disease. The story features staff and participants of our CARE NYC and Adult Day programs, and shows how our programs support people...

Hay ayuda para hispanos que cuidan familiares con Alzheimer

May 25, 2016 | Roberta

Sunnyside Community Services is one of several organizations that provide services for family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's, dementia, or chronic illness.  ...

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