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  1. Santa Visits Residents and Local Children

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    Residents Share Holiday Spirit with Local Children

    On December 8th, the 1st and 2nd Graders at PS 214 paid a visit to the residents of Flushing House to celebrate the holiday season with Santa Claus and his elves in the early afternoon. The children and residents had the chance to take photos with Santa and his ‘senior’ elves before getting a special treat to take home.

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  2. Support FH this #GivingTuesday

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    Giving Tuesday

    Consider making a tax-deductible donation to United Adult Ministries and Flushing House this  Giving Tuesday. The George Nussbaum Find was created for this reason, to help others. The George Nussbaum Fund was established as a special endowment to support residents in financial need. It is named after George Nussbaum, chairman of the board of Flushing House since it opened in 1975, until he passed away on March 19, 2004.

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  3. End Elder Abuse with QICA

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    Queens Interagency Council On Aging

    120-55 Queens Boulevard, room 319, Kew Gardens, New York 11424

    Phone (718) 268-5954 / Fax (718) 268-5952/ Email: qicany@aol.com
    November 20, 2018

    NEWS ALERT
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    CONTACT: Bruce Cunningham

    Elder Abuse, A Multidisciplinary Teams Approach
    Discussion, Solutions And Access To Services

    The Queens Interagency Council On Aging (QICA) in partnership with the Office of The Queens District Attorney will hold its monthly community program on Wednesday, December 5th from 9:00am to 11:00am at Queens Borough Hall, room 213, 120-55 Queens Boulevard, Kew Gardens, NY. Registration starts at 9:00am served with a Continental breakfast. The program begins promptly at 9:30am.

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  4. Swiss Benevolent Society Visits FH

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    SBS Visits FH

    On Friday afternoon, Flushing House was host two 14 members of the Swiss Benevolent Society wanting to learn more about Independent Living. The group of brave women traveled from all over despite the inclement weather to enjoy a beautiful lunch and information session.

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  5. Veterans Benefits Fair

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    Veterans Benefits Fair

    and November Outreach Events

    Attention Seniors!

    The NYC Department of Finance in conjunction with NYC Veterans and State, City and County Government and Elected Officials will be hosting a number of events throughout the Boroughs for Veterans, Unremarried Surviving Spouses, and Gold Star Parents to educate them about various exemptions and other entitlements. 

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  6. Thank you Veterans!

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    On Monday, November 12, 2018 Flushing House honored their resident veterans with a rooftop brunch overlooking New York City. This holiday is especially important at Flushing House because of our aging population. Photos, artifacts and stories were shared of time spent in the military and the important lessons learned while serving their country. Flushing House residents continue to be an inspiration to us all.

    The residents were treated to a special luncheon in the Flushing House solarium which offered breathtaking views of the foliage around Queens and the Manhattan skyline in the distance. The menu was created by Executive Chef, Dennis Grobe, and served by the Flushing House Culinary Team. The veterans shared stories, photos and medals with one another while their meal was being prepared.

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  7. FH Resident, Vera Polak turns 100!

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    Flushing House Resident, Vera Polak celebrated her 100th birthday with friends, family and neighbors on the Flushing House Rooftop. Vera smiled ear to ear as ‘Happy Birthday’ was sung to her before blowing out her candles. The culinary staff created a special menu just for her party that day. Vera has been a Flushing House resident for over 8 years and is one of several centenarians residing here. Vera can often be found soaking up the rays and taking in the view from our rooftop or busy creating in the lower level Activities Center. Happy Birthday Vera!  

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