Wishing You A Healthy And Happy New Year!
Rosh Hashanah, literally the “head of the year” is the Jewish New Year. It is a time of inner renewal and divine atonement. This year, it began sunset of Sunday, September 29th and ends nightfall of Tuesday, October 1st. If you’re celebrating the holiday, we wish you and your family a sweet and happy New Year!
Harlem Center Donated Backpacks & School Supplies to 100 Harlem Elementary Students
One hundred K-2 students at P.S. 154, The Harriet Tubman Learning Center, received new backpacks filled with essential supplies for students to succeed including pencils, cases, notebooks and more from our Harlem Center on Wednesday, September 25. The annual event was exceptionally special this year, as fathers of the young students were also in attendance for a “Dads Day” celebration at the school.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. The Allure Group will be participating in the Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk and will be holding raffles throughout the month with all proceeds going to the American Cancer Society. Information coming soon on how you can join us to show your support!
Newly Renovated Crown Heights Center, Linden Center and Bedford Center
Things just keep getting better at The Allure Group! Check out our newly renovated Crown Heights, Linden and Bedford Centers. More coming soon!
Melissa Powell in HHM Global
This month, COO Melissa Powell was published in HHM Global with an article titled, Extinguishing Burnout, a Continuing Challenge in Healthcare. She discusses the extensive research which has identified the causes and consequences of burnout as well as some solutions.
Mid Autumn Moon Festival Celebrations
Mid-Autumn Moon Festival is one of the largest festivals in Mainland China and East Asia. This festival began as a celebration of the moon and has a tradition of deity, but it is also a time to reconnect with family members. Many traditions of the Mid-Autumn festival are centered around family reunion and happiness.The Allure Group celebrated Mid Autumn Moon Festival this month across our centers with live music, dancing, and moon cake.
Linden Center International Day
Linden Center had a great time celebrating International Day this month, with a feast that included food and treats from numerous countries and cultures.
Pina Colada Night at Crown Heights Center
Crown Heights Center celebrated the end of summer with a festive Pina Colada Night for residents. They played some fun games of dominos as well while they enjoyed their drinks.
Monthly Art Therapy Session – Linden Center
Residents enjoyed their monthly art therapy session at Linden Center with an afternoon filled with painting. See some of the paintings from this month below.
From Our Blog: Five Reasons Music Programs Are Great for Seniors
Music has been delighting its listeners and challenging its performers since the dawn of time. While you may think music is only a tool to move the emotions and pass some time, science has discovered that music may have a more critical role in the human experience than initially understood, especially for seniors. Click here to read the full blog post.