It is with great sadness that we share with you that our beloved and esteemed Board Secretary Ellsworth Stanton passed away. A memorial service is scheduled for Ellsworth on Tuesday, May 22, at 4 p.m. in the Sanctuary of The Brick Presbyterian Church at 62 East 92nd Street, NYC.
Join us at the NYC Elder Abuse Conference to learn about the ways that we can prevent and eliminate the abuse of seniors. The conference will be held at the New School on Wednesday, June 13th and will feature keynote speaker, NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Collaborative Policing, Susan Herman.
Join PSS Circle of Care to learn how to create a Legacy Letter to share your life story, hopes and dreams for the future, and love with your family and friends. The workshop will take place on Tuesday, May 15 from 1:00-2:00 PM at the Carter Burden/Leonard Covello Senior Center.
Thrive NYC is offering free Mental Health First Aid classes on May 10th and 11th from 9:00AM to 12:30PM at the Roosevelt Island Senior Center. The training teaches the skills to provide initial support when someone nearby experiences a mental health crisis.
Join us at Covello on Sunday, May 6th for a special concert by the Brick Church Children’s Choir and the Carter Burden Network Singers, followed by refreshments and a conversation with the children’s choir.
The New York Caring Majority invites you to celebrate local and state legislators for their leadership on behalf of seniors in New York. Join us on April 27th at the Carter Burden Luncheon Club and Senior Program to honor State Senator Liz Krueger with the Care Champion Award.
Join us on Thursday, April 26th for our Mental Health and Wellness Fair where you can meet with leaders from over 20 organizations to learn about health and wellness programs and resources, as well as connect with community liaisons from the offices of our elected officials.
Come see our Carter Burden Network seniors and staff hit the runway in style! Our annual Covello Fashion Show will be held at the Carter Burden/Leonard Covello Senior Center in East Harlem on Friday, March 23. We hope you can join us for a fun afternoon filled with music, refreshments and timeless fashion.
Revisit the hauntingly beautiful songs and poetry of the Great War with baritone John Brancy and pianist Peter Dugan. An exploration of the timeless themes of longing and the search for meaning and peace, the program features music by WWI veterans, including New York natives Alan Seeger and Irving Berlin, alongside classics by Schubert, Rachmaninov, and more.
We invite you to attend this talk on opioids by Dr. Mohammad Piracha, of New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medicine. The use of opioids in the U.S. has escalated to crisis proportions and it is very important to understand the benefits and challenges of using them.
We invite you to attend the Standing Tall Mindful Movement Workshop designed to help prevent falls. The workshop, led by Instructor Shelley Hainer, is a part of CBN’s Falls Prevention initiative. Mindfulness is an innovative approach to preventing falls throughout the year. We want to empower ourselves and the seniors we serve through education, demonstration and implementation to stay safe to live independently with dignity.
On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 we will be holding our 2017 Gala, celebrating 46 years of fighting isolation through love and belonging. This special night will take place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City and showcase our newly re-branded and ever-growing organization. We are honored to present the 2017 Humanitarian Award to an individual who is most deserving for his ongoing philanthropic efforts as a champion for aging New Yorkers: Jeffrey A. Weber, President and Chief Operating Officer, York Capital Management, and esteemed Chairman of the Board of CBN.
Attend a MOVE STRONG™ Demonstration, presented by Celeste Carlucci – Fitness Expert & Founder of Fall Stop… MOVE STRONG™, to learn ways to prevent falls.
Join acclaimed East Harlem artist Emilio Ramos for a Live Art Experience at the Carter Burden Network's Metro East 99th Street Adult Day Program.
This workshop will be offering support and techniques for caregivers to feel more confident when advocating for their loved one in a hospital, nursing home, doctor's office, and more.
Dr. Denise Murphy presents “Visual Thinking,” a presentation that describes the viewer’s experience of the visual world, and specifically of visual art. The theory of visual thinking is based on over 4,000 subject interviews, as well as published, peer-reviewed research.
July marks one year since the Carter Burden Network became the sponsor of the Roosevelt Island Senior Center. William J. Dionne, Executive Director, invites you to join us as we celebrate this milestone and to thank all who support us in the Roosevelt Island Community!