Improve your well-being! The NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island Team is devoted to the community and believes that the key to wellness lies in a lifestyle that supports good health and an awareness of the latest recommendations for prevention, early detection and treatment of disease. We encourage you to take part in our educational lectures, parent education classes and support groups.
PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island encourages the support of emotional, mental and spiritual health through various free groups. Learn positive coping mechanisms, and gain hope and empowerment for various challenges including Alzheimer’s, Bereavement, Cancer, Diabetes, Stroke and much more. Find the group that best fits your needs.
NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island’s longstanding support of the community continues with the latest health and wellness programs. These free, interactive lectures are led by Hospital experts and allow time for questions. Learn more about our current series – Health Update for Seniors, Inspiring Women and Perspectives in Health.
This four-week fitness and strength-training class for senior adults focuses on decreasing the risk of falls. Participants gain knowledge on risk factors inside and outside the home, body mechanics and healthy lifestyle tips. Rebuilding Balance is a great resource to gain physical activity, increase personal safety and engage with peers. Balance assessments are required one month prior to starting class.
Contact 1-866-946-8476 to register
Tai Chi is recommended by the CDC as an effective approach for preventing falls. The course includes two classes a week for eight weeks. The program’s goal is to reduce the risk of falls by improving balance, confidence and muscular strength. Other benefits include increased calmness and an improved sense of well-being. Balance assessments are required one month prior to starting class.
Contact 1-866-946-8476 to register.
Registration is required for this free six-week program to help smokers quit for good. Topics include motivational support and pharmacological interventions. Sessions are facilitated by a nurse practitioner and social worker from NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island’s Department of Behavioral Health.
COMMUNITY SERVICE PLAN
As a major regional healthcare provider, NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island is deeply committed to the wellness of the communities it serves.
We offer sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery, while adhering to the personalized and compassionate approach to healing that is the guiding philosophy of our Hospital.
NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island engages in ongoing assessment of the healthcare needs of the community, provides charity care services, and continuously works to improve access to healthcare services for all members of the community.Learn More About Our Community Service Plan