By Alexa Anderwkavich
Keen company gathered on the Friedberg JCC in Oceanside to attend RichnerLIVE and the Herald’s Senior Well being & Past Expo, introduced by Mount Sinai South Nassau and delivered to you by UnitedHealthcare, on June 23.
The Expo is a community-anticipated occasion, the place long-time beloved and trusted companies and amenities — in addition to up-and-coming firms — share their services with Lengthy Islanders.
“It’s so good to be again to host this expo stay, once more, and to see the overwhelming turnout,” Govt Director of Company Relations & Occasions at Herald Group Newspapers and RichnerLIVE Amy Amato mentioned, welcoming the group.
Greater than 55 distributors lined the gymnasium to share their experience in well being, insurance coverage, life-style ideas, property planning, merchandise, and extra. Not solely was there a possibility to enhance well being and habits, but additionally get pleasure from a day of purchasing, snacks, leisure, and raffles.
The Ms. New York Senior America Season Steppers showcased their faucet dance skills and jovial coronary heart in a beautiful efficiency, sporting brilliant sequenced uniforms and smiles — adopted by a motion session led by Noa Semel from Premier Help in Cedarhurst who obtained the viewers’s blood pumping with some stretching and dancing.
Comic Howard Newman kicked-off the hour-long panel dialogue with some laughs, welcoming keynote audio system Michael Krantz, licensed gross sales consultant from UnitedHealthcare, and Dr. Saima Rashid, main care doctor at Mount Sinai South Nassau.
“The Senior Well being & Past Expo was an amazing occasion and it was so good to see folks popping out and fascinating in senior subjects,” UnitedHealthcare Consultant Krantz mentioned. “Medicare specifically is all the time a posh subject material and it was an incredible expertise to have the ability to present info and reply questions at the area people degree; I all the time look ahead to serving to these in want of understanding their totally different choices.”
Friends additionally heard from panelists Josh Herzig, EVP of enterprise improvement at Seashore Terrace Care Middle; Khurshid Ibrahimi, PT, from Lengthy Seashore Nursing & Rehabilitation Middle (Cassena Care); Charles Reyes, RN, MSN from AgeWell New York; Jill Wasser, utility client program specialist at NYS Division of Public Service; and Dr. Esther Fogel from Complete Audiology. The viewers interacted and requested questions between every speaker, whereas having fun with natural cotton sweet from Merely Sugar.
Friends seen a Medicare Made Clear presentation from UnitedHealthcare and listened to numerous subjects resembling Geriatric Care with specialist Dr. Saima Rashid, Listening to Well being with Dr. Fogel, What Seashore Terrace Can Supply You with Josh Herzig, Harm Prevention & Lifting Objects with Bodily Therapist Khurshid Ibrahimi, and Allergic reactions & Bronchial asthma with Registered Nurse Charles Reyes.
Dr. Fogel additionally supplied free listening to screenings on the occasion; attendees lined the corridor patiently ready for his or her appointment — one of many many providers supplied on the expo. Others included senior I.D. playing cards from the City of Hempstead, well being screenings, and tarot card readings from the Holistic Therapeutic Goddess.
“The occasion was very properly attended, significantly better than I anticipated it being,” panelist Herzig of Seashore Terrace Care Middle — who spoke of the standard of care at their nationally acknowledged 5-star facility on the dialogue — mentioned. “We take nice pleasure in offering the very best caliber of care to our residents.”
Attendees obtained a goody bag — courtesy of Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Middle and Oceanside Care Middle — stuffed with coupons, keepsakes, and knowledge.
The Expo, delivered to you by UnitedHealthcare, was made doable because of presenting sponsor Mount Sinai South Nassau; gold sponsors Barry and Florence Friedberg JCC and Stefans Regulation Group; silver sponsors AgeWell New York, Maple Pointe of Chelsea Senior Dwelling, Complete Audiology, Cassena Care, Seashore Terrace Care Middle, Syl-Lee Antiques; and refreshment and snack sponsors Lengthy Seashore Assisted Dwelling and Lengthy Island Bagel Cafe of Oceanside.
Friends and distributors are trying ahead to the following Senior Well being & Past Expo, taking place this coming fall. Within the meantime, maintain an eye fixed out for extra expos and occasions from the Herald and RichnerLIVE at richnerlive.com.