Webinars for Older Adults

Recommended by Bay Ridge Center

Achieving Optimal Aging

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

3:00 p.m.

 

Please RSVP to Kathy Boyle at Bay Ridge Center by
phone 718-748-0650 or email KBoyle@bayridgecenter.org

 

Deadline: 3 pm on Tuesday, December 1, 2020.

Invitations will be sent to participants from DFTA on a first come first served basis.

 

Presenter: Joyce Fogel, MD, FACP, AGSFDr. Fogel is an Associate Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicineat Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiDr. Fogel will discuss how to stay chronologically gifted, and enjoy healthy aging. Screening and prevention guidelines will be discussed including cancer screenings and recommended immunizations. We will touch on telehealth options to make sure health care is accessible in uncertain times. The goal is to empower adults to take charge of their health and wellness.

 

Dr Fogel is Associate Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai a fellow of the American College of Physician and Fellow of the American Geriatrics Society. She maintains a clinic practice at Mount Sinai Downtown Union square. Dr Fogel is involved in teaching medical students, residents and fellows educating our next generation of doctors in caring for older adults. Community education is another one of her interests especially around healthy aging as well as cognitive impairment.

Listening Session for Older Adults

Thursday, December 3, 2020

10:00—11:30am

Register here

Presented by LiveOn New York in collaboration with the NYC Department for the Aging

This effort is generously supported by the New York Academy of Medicine.

Purpose: We will look to hear from older New Yorkers directly on the issues most important for New York’s elected officials to work to address. LiveOn NY will utilize the information shared during the Listening Session to inform policy makers on the issues most impacting older New Yorkers.

Who should attend: This event is open to all older adults living in New York City.

Format: Participants can join via Zoom or telephone. Participation via Zoom is recommended for those able, as we will be utilizing Zoom’s polling feature during the session. Please note: registration is required.

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Webinars sponsored by the
NYC Dept. for the Aging and PSS Life University

 

Click the link for more details and the registration form

December 3, 2020 Changing the vision of getting a job during the pandemic    

Details and Registration: https://bit.ly/3183Bm3

 

December 8, 2020 Innovative Solutions for Preventing Pandemic Fraud           

Details and Registration: https://bit.ly/3jZolDL

 

December 10, 2020 The Ins and Outs of Home Mortgages          

Details and Registration:  https://bit.ly/317uAOE

 

December 17, 2020 Bridging the Gap: Financial Health and Technology

Details and Registration: https://bit.ly/3dvU0ub

Watch Anytime!

PSS Life University Webinars on PSS YouTube Channel

 

Topics include (with more added regularly):

  • GrowNYC At-Home: Plants Make Food, Food Makes Plants

  • Chat with the Expert: The “Smart Seniors” Program: common scams and frauds that target older adults

  • Financing Long-Term Care

  • Chat with the Expert: Financial Roadmap to Wellness

  • Facebook: Tips & Tricks for Older Adults

Internal Revenue Service Webconferences

 

2020 National Tax Security Awareness Week:
Beware of Phishing Scams Targeting All Taxpayers
Date: Friday, December 4, 2020
Time: 2:00 p.m.

This free 30-minute webinar is open to All. Follow this link for details.

Topics:
    Impact of COVID-19 on Cybercriminal Phishing Scams
    Visual Examples of Recent COVID-19 Related Phishing Scams
    Common Characteristics of Phishing Messages