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Bronxville and Tuckahoe Seniors to Celebrate Active Aging Week September 23 to September 27: Free and Open to All PDF Print Email

Written by Karla Diserens and Marjorie MacAllister

Sep. 17, 2014:  Senior Centers in Bronxville and Tuckahoe will celebrate Active Aging Week during the last week of September with a variety of free activities open to the public. 

On Saturday, September 27,Bronxville's second annual Salute to Seniors Day will begin at 10:00 am on the lawn of The Bronxville School. Community organizations will have informational tables set up on Pondfield Road, and many local businesses will be offering "silver" discounts and specials for seniors.

The Bronxville Public Library will present a performance by Elvis tribute artist Dino Bravo at 2:00 pm.

This daylong celebration of our older neighbors is co-sponsored by the Senior Citizens Council, Bronxville Senior Citizens, and Gramatan Village, with support from the Village of Bronxville, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital, The Community Fund, and the Bronxville Rotary. For more information, email CLOAKING

In addition, on Tuesday, September 23, and Thursday, September 25, anyone 55+ is invited to be a Bronxville senior for the week and attend bridge class on September 23 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am; exercise classes on Tuesday the 23rd and Thursday the 25th from 11:45 am to 12:30 pm; and tai chi on Thursday, September 25, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. All of these programs are free and open to the public and will be held in the Edwards Room of The Reformed Church of Bronxville.

In addition, Bronxville Seniors will present a special program at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, September 23, by Robert Riggs and Marilynn Hill on Alexander Masterton and the famous Tuckahoe marble. Light refreshments will follow. Then at 2:30 pm, there will be a half-hour class of Zumba Gold, exercising to music. On Thursday morning, September 25, at 9:15 am, there will be a book discussion of humorist Roger Rosenblatt's Rules for Aging. These programs also will be held in the Edwards Room of The Reformed Church.

The Tuckahoe Senior Center is hosting a patriotic music program presented by Lu Gmoser on Thursday, September 18. On Tuesday, September 23, at 1:00 pm, there will be a Mediterranean Feast cooking demo with Chef Tina, co-sponsored by Gramatan Village. Both programs are free and open to the public and will be held at Father Fata Hall, Annunciation Church, Tuckahoe.

Pictured here:  Bronxville Senior Citizens practicing Zumba Gold. 

Photo by J. Murrer


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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.

For more information, or to request a membership application, please contact Interim Director Karla Diserens at 914-793-2222 or at


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Eastchester Senior Services & Programs

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:



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