2019 Parkinson’s Unity Walk – Walk With Us!
The Allure Group welcomes sign-ups HERE: Parkinson’s Unity Walk! The walk will be held on Saturday, April 27 in Central Park.
The Parkinson’s Unity Walk, a gentle 1.4-mile stroll through the park that will be held rain or shine, features a rolling start at the 72nd Street Bandshell between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Registration is ongoing between those two times as well.
All the proceeds from the event, whether from entries or donations, are distributed among the major U.S foundations researching Parkinson’s Disease, a progressive nervous system disorder that hinders movement. Some 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with the disease each year, and nearly 1 million will be afflicted by 2020. There is no known cure.
Happy 105th birthday to Maudry McCullough!
This beautiful Harlem Center gem is Ms. Maudry McCullough, who turned 105 on April 10. Once a seamstress in Texas, Ms. McCullough has been in the facility since June 2006. Look at her smile — always pleasant. Happy Birthday to you, Ms Maudry, we’re honored to get to celebrate your special day with you!
Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit Brought Therapy Dogs To Crown Heights Center
The Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit completed its Week of Animal Assisted Therapy on April 12, when its star therapist, a bulldog named Olive Oyl, made an appearance at our Crown Heights Center.
King David Center Holds Continuing-Education Event
Thanks to all who attended a continuing-education seminar/dinner on April 10 at the King David Center, “Managing Chronic Stress While Treating Trauma.” It was a wonderful night and we’re looking forward to hosting more events like this one in the near future.
Linden Center to Host CONTINUING-EDUCATION EVENT on May 16
On May 16th, our Linden Center will be the site for another continuing-education seminar, “Substance and Alcohol Abuse,” which will be open to hospital social workers, case managers and geriatric care managers.
The seminar, which also includes a dinner and spa event, will afford the Linden Center an opportunity to show off its brand new lobby. We hope to see you there!
Easter Hat Parade at Linden Center
We had a wonderful time celebrating Easter at our Linden Center, with a Easter Hat parade. Thank you to everyone who participated in this festive event!
King David Center Hosts Grilled Cheese Tasting
The grilled cheese sandwich was described as “unconditional love in sandwich form” in a 2018 post that appeared on thetakeout.com, and the residents of the King David Center would be loath to disagree after taking part in a recent grilled cheese tasting. Such sandwiches are believed to date back to the early 1900s, but according to thetakeout.com, their origins could be traced all the way back to the 14th century.
Whatever the case, they are as delicious as ever today!