Welcome to Older Adult Services at Commonpoint Queens!
Commonpoint Queens offers three older adult centers, three Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORCs), exercise classes for older adults, and dementia care programs and support groups, all carefully designed for the needs of older adults ages 60 and older. Programs are offered both virtually and in person.
*Click here for the Commonpoint Queens Older Adult Center May + June 2023 Newsletter*
Commonpoint Queens Older Adult Services are supported by the NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA).
Neighborhood Older Adult Centers
A place to meet old friends and make new connections, take a class, learn new skills, join an exercise class, or just have lunch. Programs are offered in person and virtually and are open to all people over the age of 60. We offer a full range of social, recreational and educational activities that have been carefully designed to address the specific needs of older adults.
Central Queens (Forest Hills) – contact Shelly at [email protected] or 718-268-5011 ext. 421 for more information
Sam Field Center (Little Neck) – contact Fern at [email protected] or 718-225-6750 ext. 233 for more information
Bay Terrace Center (Bayside) – contact Elise at [email protected] or 718-423-6111 ext. 223 for more information
Health and Wellness
Our health, wellness and recreation staff is dedicated to developing individualized plans of health maintenance and wellness activities for our older adults. Classes offered include Stretching, Balance, Tai Chi, Classic Aerobics, Zumba, and Chair Exercise among others.
Click here for our schedule of classes offered in person at Sam Field and Bay Terrace. Pre-registration with Fern or Elise is required.
Click here for our schedule for virtual classes
For more information, contact Fern at [email protected] or 718-225-6750 ext. 233, Ellen at [email protected] or (718) 268-5011 ext. 160, or Elise at [email protected] or 718-423-6111 ext. 223.
Our CAPE Mental Health Clinic treats all adults over 21 but specializes in services for those over 50 years of age. Services are provided virtually and in person at our clinic in Little Neck next to the Sam Field Center, as well as satellite locations.
For more information, contact 718 224-0566 or [email protected]
Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORCs)
Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORCs):
NORC Supportive Service Programs are designed to serve communities where a majority of residents have “aged in place,” helping older adults remain safely in their own homes as long as possible.
Clearview Assistance Program (CAP) NORC (for older adults in the Clearview Gardens Cooperative in Whitestone) – contact 718-352-4157 or [email protected] for more information
Deepdale CARES NORC (for older adults in the Deepdale Gardens Cooperative in Little Neck) – contact 718-225-3929 or [email protected]
NORC Without Walls (WOW) – for older adults living in one and two family homes within the boundaries of Glen Oaks Village & 76th Ave on the North, 86th Ave on the South, Cross Island Pkwy on the West and Langdale Ave on the East – contact (718) 225-6750 ext. 540 or [email protected]
Dementia Care Programs
Dementia Care Programs:
These programs are held at the Sam Field Center in Little Neck.
Social Adult Day Care Family Respite Program – adult day care for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease or related memory disorders. Contact Jamie at 718-225-6750 ext. 221 or [email protected]
Early Stage Dementia Care Program – twice weekly support program to assist people with newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory disorders, and who are aware of their memory loss. Contact Alissa at 718-225-6750 ext. 331 or [email protected]
Caregiver Support Groups are also available.
Holocaust Survivor Initiative
Holocaust Survivor Initiative
Are you or a member of your family a Holocaust survivor?
Our Resilience Program’s Holocaust Survivor Initiative is here to help with the following services:
- Personal Concierge Services for Survivors
- Café Europa Social Programs
- Referrals to Community Services
- Assistance with Reparations
- Home Deliveries from Our Kosher Food Pantry
- Assistance with Advance Care Planning
- Emergency Financial Assistance for those who qualify
- Supportive Counseling Services – Individual and Family Therapy
For additional information, contact us at (718) 225-6750 x211 or email [email protected]
The Resilience Program is operated out of the Commonpoint Queens’ Sam Field Center 58-20 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck, NY 11362.