Healthy Lifestyle

Center for Healthy Aging hosts virtual wellness talks

Virtual Wellness Series - Albert Cook


Examine the roots of racism, exercise the brain or train for end-of-life caregiving when Nuvance Health’s Center for Healthy Aging wellness series returns in July. The center will offer three no-cost, educational series monthly on Mondays through November. Talks will be virtual. Advanced registration is required by calling 845-876-4745 (TTY: 800-421-1220).  

Upcoming programs:

From the Civil Rights Movement to BLM: Race, Racism and Anti-Racism in America

Mondays, July 12-Aug. 2, 2-3:30 p.m. Speaker: Albert Cook, social studies teacher, professor and lecturer


This series will offer an engaging examination of the recent history that has brought society to another boiling point over racism and racial reconciliation. With a new and critical eye, we will explore this essential question: "How did we get here, and what can be done to chart and sustain a meaningful path toward racial justice in America?"


Register: 845-876-4745 (TTY: 800-421-1220)


Ageless Grace: Body Movement for Brain Health

Mondays, Aug. 16-Oct. 11, 2-3 p.m.

Speaker: Karen Haseley, certified therapeutic recreation specialist


Ageless Grace is a brain-health fitness program that uses a variety of fun, easy movement exercises to activate all five functions of the brain — analytical, strategic, kinesthetic learning, memory/recall, creativity and imagination. Bring your open minds and willingness to play and have fun!


Register: 845-876-4745 (TTY: 800-421-1220).


Doulagivers Level I: End-of-Life Doula Training for the Family Caregiver

Mondays, Nov. 1-Nov. 22, 2-3:30 p.m.

Speaker: Suzanne O’Brien


The Doulagivers Level 1 Training was created to educate, empower and enhance our ability to be more fully present with those we care for throughout their end-of-life experiences. This four-part series will teach participants about the various stages of dying, as well as tools for offering comfort and support to loved one or patients at end of life.


Register: 845-876-4745 (TTY: 800-421-1220). 


Learn more about Nuvance Health’s Center for Healthy Aging.