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By Sherry Saturno, Executive Director, Gramatan Village

Apr. 29, 2020:  Gramatan Village has launched a new Pen Pal program between its members and students at Bronxville Middle School.

"Support and connection during these turbulent times is so vital," said Gramatan Village Executive Director Sherry Saturno, LCSW, LNHA, DCSW. "Thanks to the generosity and kindness of the Bronxville Middle School students, our members now have the opportunity to make an intergenerational new friend and share what's happening in their lives."

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The students are mailing handwritten notes, cards, and artwork to Gramatan Village members, who reciprocate by sending letters of their own.

The students are also part of Gramatan Village's Techy Teen Club, working with older adults to help them with their iPhones, answer technology questions, and even organize Netflix Parties.

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"This volunteerism makes a significant difference in our members' lives, and the students bring a great deal of sunshine to every activity," states Saturno.

Photos courtesy Gramatan Village


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Bronxville Senior Citizens provides programs for adults 55+ who are residents of the greater Bronxville area.

Our members meet Tuesdays and Thursdays for bridge classes, exercise, Tai Chi, as well as weekly lectures on a wide variety of topics. Monthly trips and luncheons are available to our members for a small additional fee. 

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Eastchester Senior Services & Programs provides a broad range of community based support services designed to enable seniors to remain in the community, living independently for as long as possible. Programs are available to residents of the Town of Eastchester(including the Villages of Bronxville and Tuckahoe) who are 60 and older, and include: transportation services, in-home assistance programs, care planning and Medicare counseling. There are three Senior Centers with a variety of activities and lunch available. Visit our website for a full listing of programs and services, calendars and menus, or call 771-3340 for more information.


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Gramatan Village engages community residents who want to remain in the home and neighborhood they love. We support aging-in-community with a network of volunteers, community partnerships and peer connections that enable members to stay independent, and fully engaged in the community. Gramatan Village is recognized as a leader in the National Village Movement. For more information: 914-337-1338 Email: info@gramatanvillage.org

 

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85 Pondfield Road
Bronxville, New York 10708

 

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