Good Neighbors of Park Slope
Welcome to Good Neighbors of Park Slope
Good Neighbors of Park Slope
Good Neighbors of Park Slope (GNPS) is an all volunteer, non-profit, aging-in-place organization, open to residents of Park Slope and surrounding areas who are age 50 and over. Our goal is to create a network of members to make life in our neighborhood easier and more fulfilling, while maintaining our autonomy and quality of life in our homes.
Members: Be sure to log in with your username and password to have access to 'member only' features of our website.
For the safety of all our members, unvaccinated members are welcome to enjoy our Zoom meetings, but are asked to refrain from attending any in-person meetups until fully vaccinated.
Please always carry your proof of vaccination.
UPCOMING EVENTS, PRESENTATIONS
(This section may include new activities not included in last e-blast and activities with
available registration slots)
Friday, Oct 22
Presentation by GNPS Member Dr. Charles Walowitz on dental issues
Dentistry: Something to get your teeth into
Tuesday, Oct 26
Home sharing is a way to age-in-place. Come hear what this is all about
Silvernest Home Share Presentation - 10/26/2021
Wednesday, Oct 27
Medicare Educational Presentation
Medicare Education Event - 10/27/2021
Wednesday, Nov 3
(rescheduled from Sept)
NYPBMH presentation for GNPS on preventing falls
Reducing Your Risk for a Fall - 11/3/2021
Thursday, Nov 4
Learn about volunteer tutoring opportunities
Presentation by Reading Partners: Volunteer Opportunity - 11/4/2021
Tuesday, Nov 9
How to asses and modify your home to age-in-place
Home Modifications Presentation - 11/9/2021
Wednesday, Nov 10
Presentation on getting help with Medicare/Medicaid
(originally scheduled for Oct 13)
Presentation on Medicare by Connect Care - 11/10/2021
Monday, Nov 15
Website Orientation for new members and old members
Learn how to maneuver the website.
Member Orientation: GNPS and Website - 11/15/2021
New & Ongoing Groups/Activities That May Interest You
Thursdays at 4:00
Age 85+ Meeting
Please join our discussion group about the unique
aspects of being in this age group
Tuesdays at 11:00 AM
Bodies in Motion with Quinn (PSCSA)
Thursdays at 11:00 AM
Tai Chi with Tzyann (PSCSA)
Fridays at 11 AM
Meditation with TJ (PSCSA)
Sunday Morning Walking Group
meets at 8:30, weather permitting
Register on the calendar or just show up!
If you would like your group featured here, please notify Andi
Reception at Old Stone House
Thank you Ruth Gastel, Laurie Chaumont and the GNPS Garden Club for the wonderful reception to dedicate the two planters GNPS donated to Old Stone House. Click here to see photos taken by Bob Levine at the reception.
had a glorious walk with an unexpected sighting of loads of local and migrating birds on and around a Kousa Dogwood tree. The walk ended with a view of the juvenile red-tailed hawk who had been making the blue jays and the squirrels squawk. Here is the link to the list of birds and photos provided by Gabriel Willow, the leader of the 9/28 bird walk - https://ebird.org/checklist/S95292958.
You may be able to save $50/month on your internet bill and get a $100 discount on a new tablet, laptop, or desktop computer. Under the newly passed Emergency Broadband Benefit program, you qualify if you meet these income eligibility guidelines or have experienced a substantial loss of income since February 29, 2020 due to job loss or furlough. To learn more call 877-745-1930.
If you would like to join in our activities and have access to all our information, consider becoming a member -- click on our Membership page for more information.