Past Events


  • April 22, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This monthly support group is for the women of the Allen Senior Center community. Using a multimedia mix of poetry, realia, music and discussion, this month’s theme will reflect on spring and our relationships with other women throughout our lifespan. Presented by Merryl Reichbach, LCSW, Program Manager of SHAREing & CAREing. Programming funded by NYC (more…)


  • April 15, 2019 - May 12, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Video made by International High School for Health Sciences about the empathy and cancer educational unit which SHAREing & CAREing was part of. One of our partner schools, International High School for Health Sciences, provides an in-depth unit on Cancer and Empathy for their students every two years. SHAREing & CAREing survivors and staff participated in (more…)


  • April 10, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

NOTE: This month’s event is held on a Wednesday. SHAREing & CAREing’s survivorship support group began over twenty years ago and brings together a strong, dedicated group of long-term cancer survivors on a monthly basis to discuss the issues and concerns that come up after treatment. Held at SHAREing and CAREing headquarters. Workshop led by Merryl (more…)


  • April 5, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

It doesn’t take a lot of money to eat well or get the exercise you need to be healthy. Come learn about engaging and fun exercise opportunities and meal planning and eating, including free and low cost exercise classes in your community and lots of great food-related handouts. This workshop is for ESOL students at (more…)


  • March 7, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Early detection is key. Learn about the various methods of screening for colon cancer and how to get tested. Presented by Anand Shah, MD, board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. He is an attending gastroenterologist at Mount Sinai Doctors Queens. With a special interest in colon cancer, he is passionate about prevention and screening, (more…)


  • March 6, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Women face unique health challenges and opportunities. Together we will focus on physical, mental, emotional, and social self-care and learn how to value and protect our health. Presented by Merryl Reichbach, LCSW, Program Manager of SHAREing & CAREing. Programming funded by NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson; NYC Councilmember Mark Levine, Health Committee Chair; NYC Councilmember (more…)


  • February 27, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This program helps connect underserved and underinsured women qualifying for free and low cost mammograms. In 1994, SHAREing & CAREing initiated its signature B.E.A.T. Breast Cancer Initiative – Breast Cancer. Education. Action. Treatment. Our goal is to mobilize women to seek mammography screening by removing the barriers created by fear and lack of understanding. Through (more…)


  • February 16, 2019
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Council Member Daniel Dromm is hosting his 9th Annual Lunar New Year Event on Saturday, February 16th from 11am – 3pm at St. James Church (84-07 Broadway, Elmhurst). Come visit the SHAREing & CAREing table and all the other great activities at this unique community event, including: Resource fair Cultural performances Family activities Face painting Arts & (more…)

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