A Message from

Our Executive Director

This has been an unprecedented three months with a one-two punch that are inextricably intertwined:

Overnight ALL of Heights and Hills’ clients suddenly became the most vulnerable targets of a global pandemic, the likes of which our country hasn’t seen in over 100 years.  In NYC, 74% of the deaths from COVID have been people over the age of 65, and communities of color have been hardest hit.  >>MORE

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Successful Aging in Brooklyn

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“Heights and Hills is really a resource. It means that I am not really out here alone.” Marilyn

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Volunteers needed for our Shopping Squad! This program is providing vital individual shopping support and no-contact delivery to home-bound older people we serve in 19 Brooklyn neighborhoods. We are currently meeting the needs of 80 home-bound older people and making 15 to 20 shopping trips a week…we need more help! Interested? Click here for details

   CALLING ALL ARTISTS!
Kids and Families are invited to join our Homebound but Not Alone campaign by creating cards for our older neighbors.
Click here to find out how! 

Check back regularly as opportunities to offer support evolve…this will be a marathon of kindness not a sprint!

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Update Park Slope Center
for Successful Aging

Update Thursday, July 23 – During this Coronavirus outbreak we have suspended all in-person classes and programs at Park Slope Center for Successful Aging in order to keep members and staff healthy.  Call the center @ 718-832-3726 to listen to messages for updates or to leave a message for center staff. Remote Class Schedule HERE

View the virtual exhibit of the Park Slope’s Digital Photography class HERE

Caregivers

Update on Caregiver Support Groups

During the Coronavirus outbreak, all in-person trainings, workshops and support groups have been suspended. However, the Caregiver team will be holding support groups and workshops either via telephone or video conferencing. Details here or please call Heights and Hills,718-596-8789, to connect with a caregiver social worker.

Workshop participants and speaker

Update on Caregiver Workshops

Each month Heights and Hills caregiver social workers present workshops on a variety of topics.

During the Coronavirus outbreak, all in-person trainings, workshops and support groups have been suspended. However, the Caregiver Team will be holding support groups and workshops either via telephone or video conferencing.

July Topics:

  • July 17, 2:00-3:00 A Caregiver’s Guide to Safe Transfers-An Occupational Therapy Workshop
  • July 21, 5:30-7:00 Legal & Financial Seminar

Details and how to register here or contact rperlman@heightsandhills.org for more information and questions.

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