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April 29, 2022

12:30 p.m.

What's Cooking With Wendy: Tofu Stir Fry

Eating plant-based foods is a great way to boost your heart and brain health. Join NYSOFA Registered Dietitian Wendy Beckman as she shows us how to make a garden stir-fry with tofu. If you’re mystified by how to incorporate this delicious source of plant-based protein, this month’s #HealthyYouIn22 challenge is to be sure to tune in, or show or tell us a way you’re swapping in plant-based protein onto your plate!

 

WATCH LIVE ON APRIL 29 @ 12:30 p.m.

 

May 13, 2022

1 p.m.

Ask the Experts: Step It Up

May is National Walking Month!

On this episode of Ask the Experts, NYSOFA dietitians Lisbeth Irish and Wendy Beckman host a special guest from the New York State Department of Health to talk about easy ways to get some extra steps, and the many benefits of walking for your heart, brain, muscles, emotions, and bones!

Dr. Pablo Lopez, a physician and Applied Public Health Fellow in the Department of Health's Arthritis Program, will talk about the benefits of walking to help with arthritis management, including the Walk With Ease program, which is proven to reduce the pain of arthritis and improve overall health.

WATCH LIVE ON MAY 13 @ 1 p.m. 

 

May 19, 2022

8:30am - 3:00

27th Annual Elder Law Forum

Get the latest long-term care updates and information on new rules and policies that serve seniors and individuals with special needs across New York. The Forum, hosted by Pierro, Connor & Strauss, brings together leading speakers in the legal, government, elder care and financial worlds for the 27th year. NYSOFA Director Greg Olsen will be presenting, and social workers are eligible to receive six credits of continuing education. Join ‘in-person’ at the Desmond for the full program, lunch and networking with colleagues or via ‘live stream’ where you can learn and interact online.

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May 23, 2022

10 a.m.

Live with Greg: Mental Health Month with Dr. Ann Sullivan

May is both Mental Health and Older Americans Month – join in the conversation between NYSOFA Director Greg Olsen & Dr. Ann Sullivan, Commissioner of the NYS Office of Mental Health.

"Live with Greg" is a livestream series hosted by NYSOFA Director Greg Olsen on Thursdays at 1 p.m. Each program features conversations with guest experts on topics of importance to older adults, their caregivers, and the network that supports them.

 

WATCH LIVE ON MAY 23 @ 10 A.m. 

 

May 24, 2022

2:00 p.m.

LinkedIn 101 for Aging Services Professionals

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional social network. While many people believe LinkedIn is just for job searches, LinkedIn is a powerful tool that aging services professionals can use to nurture relationships, expand their understanding of current issues and cement their reputation as valuable professionals. With New York’s Aging Concerns Unite Us Conference right around the corner, this 30-minute overview will help you understand this essential professional tool and ensure your profile is conference-ready. 

 

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May 25, 2022

11:00 a.m.

Trualta for Caregivers

The newly enacted state budget includes NYSOFA funding to help clients and families suffering from the stresses of caregiving using Trualta, an evidence-based caregiver training and support platform that will be accessible free of charge to all caregivers in New York State. 

 

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May 26, 2022

1 p.m.

Live with Greg: The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

The Ombudsman Program is an effective advocate and resource for older adults and people with disabilities who live in nursing homes, assisted living, and other licensed adult care homes. Ombudsmen help residents understand and exercise their rights to good care in an environment that promotes and protects their dignity and quality of life.

Join in the conversation between NYSOFA Director Greg Olsen and Claudette Royal, the Director of the LTC Ombudsman Program, to learn more about how NYS is advocating for, educating, and providing protections for older New Yorkers who live in long term care facilities.

"Live with Greg" is a livestream series hosted by NYSOFA Director Greg Olsen on Thursdays at 1 p.m. Each program features conversations with guest experts on topics of importance to older adults, their caregivers, and the network that supports them.

 

WATCH LIVE ON MAY 26 @ 1 P.M.

 

May 27, 2022

12:30 p.m.

What's Cooking At NYSOFA

On this month’s What’s Cooking At NYSOFA, we’ll learn how to make a healthy potato salad that would be PERFECT to bring to a picnic, or accompany a nice spring lunch or dinner!

 

WATCH LIVE ON MAY 27 @ 12:30 P.M.