At Liberty Hearing Centers, community involvement is an important part of who we are. We’re especially passionate about giving back to Brooklyn’s senior community, including collaborating with other local organizations to help ensure the health and well-being of our honored citizens.
Urban Neighborhood Services
Urban Neighborhood Services (UNS) was founded in 2004. The non-profit organization’s mission is, “to address the quality-of-life disparities endemic to urban communities like Coney Island by connecting individuals and families to the resources that they need as a form of empowerment.”
UNS currently offers an array of programs and services, and collaborates with local residents to help achieve the organization’s goal of creating a better neighborhood for all.
Kingsborough Community College
My Turn Program
An educational opportunity for individuals 60 years or older.
Kingsborough Community College offers older adults a great opportunity to attend college tuition free. NY State residents 60 years of age or older are qualified to attend classes as matriculating or non-matriculating students.
More than 400 courses are available including:
- Health Education
- Other subjects
My Turn students attend classes with traditional students. Facilities availlable to students include the library, gym, pool, tennis court and private beach. $80.00 Registration fee includes two semesters, Fall & Winter or Spring & Summer.
For further information or application visit the Kingsborough Community College My Turn page.
Live Well – Do Well – Age Well
Fall 2016 Semester (October 4th – December 13th)
When: Tuesday’s 10:20 am – 12:00 pm
The National Council on Aging in collaboration with Kingsborough Community College have created Live Well – Do Well – Age Well. A 10 Week program based on the national aging mastery program.
The program is designed to offer participants 50+ years of age, the skills and tools needed to reap the benefits of this cutting edge wellness program. Participants will achieve measurable improvements in:
- Navigating longer lives
- Exercise & you
- Healthy eating & hydration
- Financial fitness
- Advanced planning
- Healthy relationships
- Medication management
- Civic engagement
- Fall prevention
For each of these classes, Kingsborough Community College will provide basic educational materials developed from highly trusted sources, checklist of action steps, and a system for tracking behaviors. Participants earn points for positive actions and rewards.
Please be committed to attend all 10 sessions. Cost $60.00 (will include educational materials). Registration fee is waived for Aging Mastery Program and free parking is available to all participants.
Bay Ridge Multispecialty Physicians
As a member of the staff at SUNY Downstate-based Bay Ridge Multispecialty Physicians, Liberty Hearing Centers’ providers provide free hearing screenings for adults who visit the facility.
Senior Umbrella Network of Brooklyn (SUN-B)
We’re the only doctors of audiology who are members of the Senior Umbrella Network of Brooklyn, a not-for-profit voice for older adults through advocacy, education, and collaboration.
We regularly participate in initiatives including the organization’s Fall Prevention Committee and maintain strong relationships with fellow professional members dedicated to helping seniors thrive.
Learn more about SUN-B and its commitment to fight ageism, stop elder abuse, support caregiver issues, and more.
We work closely with various area senior centers, providing timely expertise to their staff and the community members they serve:
- Complimentary hearing screenings for seniors
- Free, on-site educational presentations and hearing technology demonstrations
- Audiologist-On-Call program to meet senior centers’ needs at any time
Some of our partners:
- Sundance Social Adult Day Center
- Spring Creek Rehabilitation & Nursing Care Center
- Sunrise Senior Living at Mill Basin
- The Concord Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center
- Brooklyn JASA — Jewish Association Serving the Aging
- Red Hook Neighborhood Senior Center – part of RAICES Senior Centers
- The Bay Ridge Center
- Health Check Medical Center
- Kingsborough Community College – My Turn
- Live Connected – Senior Care Management
Bring Liberty Hearing Centers’ experts to your senior center.
Contact us today for more information.