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  • City Harvest: GrowNYC Greenmarket Tour

    Posted By Get Healthy Heights on November 15, 2016

    On November 3rd City Harvest and Columbia Community Partnership for Health (CCPH) organized a tour of the 175th Street greenmarket. Tour participants met at CCPH and walked to the market located on 175th Street in the Plaza de las Americas as a group.

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  • ANNOUNCING NEW CAREGIVER SERVICES

    Posted By Riverstone on November 15, 2016

    FOR COMMUNITY PROFESSIONALS
    Attached please find an invitation to a breakfast at Riverstone this coming Thursday November 17th that will inform you about the new and important services that have become available to Caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia—in Washington Heights, Inwood and West Harlem.

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  • The Dyckman Institute Scholarship

    Posted By CCPH on November 02, 2016

    The Dyckman Institute Scholarship provides financial support to outstanding students from the Washington Heights/Inwood area who attend Columbia College. The Dyckman Institute Scholarship is one of 300 individual need-based scholarships available to Columbia students.

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  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Posted By Get Healthy Heights on October 26, 2016

    What is Domestic Violence?

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  • National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York City Para los familiares de personas con enfermedad mental

    Posted By NAMI-NYC Metro on October 26, 2016

    Bases y Fundamentos es una de seis semanas, el curso educativo gratis ofrecido a padres/o familiares que cuiden de un niño o adolescente que tenga alguna deficiencia emocional o de salud mental. El curso es ofrecido por NAMI-NYC Metro en Español.

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  • The Role of Genes in Increasing Risk for Breast Cancer

    Posted By Get Healthy Heights on October 11, 2016

    Some women carry certain genetic changes in their BRCA genes, which stands for BReast CAncer susceptibility gene, that increase their risks for getting breast, ovarian, and other kinds of cancers at a young age. To better understand how the BRCA genes affect breast cancer risk, we first need to understand more about genes.

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  • Osteoporosis in Seniors

    Posted By Get Healthy Heights on September 28, 2016

    Osteoporosis is a bone disease that happens when the body loses too much bone, makes too little bone, or both. Throughout our lives, the body breaks down old bone and replaces it with new bone. But as people age, more bone is broken down than is replaced.

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  • What Vaccines Do Seniors Need?

    Posted By Get Healthy Heights on September 27, 2016

    Many older adults think that they do not need vaccinations, or are concerned about side effects from vaccines. However it is important to know that people age 65 and older are at higher risk of complications from the actual diseases than the vaccines.

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  • ARC XVI Fort Washington

    Posted By Get Healthy Heights on September 14, 2016

    The ARC XVI Fort Washington Senior Center, located at 4111 Broadway, has been a “second home” to thousands of seniors of the Washington Heights-Inwood area since 1973.

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  • Back to School

    Posted By Get Healthy Heights on August 30, 2016

    After a summer full of fun activities and warm weather the start of the school year is around the corner. If you have kids the time has come to get ready to go back to school.

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