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Workshop at Chinatown Senior Center Focuses on Pedestrian Safety and Phone Scam Prevention

April 11, 2019

NYPD Officers and a specialist from NYC's Department of Transportation held an educational workshop for 200 seniors on pedestrian safety and how to prevent phone scams on April 10, 2019.  The event focused on sharing resources and tips to be mindful of when out on New York City's busy s

April 11, 2019

Time To Make NY A #FairCity4AllAges

March 29, 2019

On the heels of the NYC Council Aging Committee hearing on why senior centers are so important for immigrant New Yorkers, NYC Councilmember Margaret Chin and Katelyn Hosey penned an op-ed for City Limits.

March 29, 2019

Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in NY Visits Senior Centers

March 21, 2019

Throughout the month of March, representatives from the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in NY came to CPC Nan Shan Senior Center and CPC Open Door Senior Center to share information and resources for seniors who have emigrated to the US. More than 100 seniors partici

March 21, 2019

CPC Project Open Door Senior Center Performs at City Council Lunar New Year Celebration

February 19, 2019

On Monday, February 11, members of CPC's Open Door Senior Center performed at the New York City Council Lunar New Year Celebration. Open Door's lion dance team kicked off the celebration with lion dancing to welcome in the Year of the Pig.

February 19, 2019
CPC Open Door MOIA Event Feb 2019

CPC & Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs Press Conference @ Open Door

February 13, 2019
Commissioner Bitta Mostofi of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs joined the Chinese-American Planning Council at the Open Door Senior Citizen Center for a community engagement event with seniors to combat phone scams targeting Chinese New Yorkers.
February 13, 2019

CPC Brooklyn Senior Services Hosts Art Exhibit

January 26, 2019

CPC Brooklyn Senior Services will be hosting an Art Exhibition, to display the artwork created by our Senior Members from January 23rd, 2019 to February 6th, 2019 at CPC BCC, classrooms A and B.

January 26, 2019

CPC Names Peter Cheng as Next Director of the CPC Nan Shan Senior Center

January 14, 2019
The Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC) today announced that Peter Cheng will become the next Director of the CPC Queens Nan Shan Senior Center, effective January 31, 2019 following the planned retirement of the Center’s current Director, Michael Wang. 
 
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January 14, 2019

CPC Brooklyn Seniors Visit the Adventure Aquarium

December 27, 2018
On December 22nd, 2018 CPC Brooklyn Senior Services and 100 community members enjoyed an early Christmas field trip to the Adventure Aquarium located in Camden, New Jersey.

Celebrating the Holidays with the "Good Service to the Seniors" Awards

December 26, 2018

On December 20, 2018, CPC's Chinatown Senior Center hosted a Holiday celebration, which featured performances from the center's dace group, singing group, a fashion show, and an award presentation for the "Good Service to the Seniors" award.

December 26, 2018

Brooklyn Senior Service Dance Team Competes in 9th Annual Immigration Day Dance Competition

December 3, 2018

Congratulations to our CPC Brooklyn Senior Services Dance Team for winning second place in the 9th Annual Immigration Day Dance Competition hosted by Health First, Maimonides Medical Center and Sing Tao Daily.

December 3, 2018
2018-11-16 CPC Nan Shan Senior Center Thanksgiving

Nan Shan Senior Center Celebrates Thanksgiving

November 16, 2018

On November 16, 2018, seniors from CPC's Nan Shan Senior Citizens Center celebrated Thanksgiving with NYC Councilmember Peter Koo, Peter Tu from Flushing Chinese Business Association, and Simon Lee and Zhou Min Ni from American Food and Merchandise Alliance.

November 16, 2018

CPC Brooklyn Seniors Participate in CaringKind's Alzheimer's Walk on Coney Island Boardwarlk

October 1, 2018

On September 23rd, CPC Brooklyn Community Services staff accompanied 25 seniors services members to participate in CaringKind's Annual Alzheimer's Walk in Coney Island . The annual walk raises awareness and funding to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease.

October 1, 2018

Brooklyn Senior Services Celebrates Mid Autumn Festival

September 27, 2018
On September 21st, 2018, more than 100 senior members participated in the Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration held by CPC Brooklyn Senior Services. The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most culturally significant holidays in the Lunar Calendar.
September 27, 2018

Mother's Day Celebration for NY Chinatown Senior Center

May 11, 2018

This Sunday, May 13th, is Mother’s Day. The Chinatown Senior Center celebrated with more than 400 senior members this week on Tuesday May 8th. The celebration started at 1 pm and included the Center's chorus for entertainment.

May 11, 2018
2018 MSRP Award Night

Celebrating Over 500 Hours of Service to Our Seniors

April 30, 2018

On April 30, 2018, the Mayoral Service Recognition Program honored Mrs. I Lin Lo from CPC's Nan Shan Senior Center's Senior Advisory Board for her 500+ hours of community service during 2017. Her contributions to the center has created lasting positive change with our seniors. Mrs.

April 30, 2018

Connecting Old Skills with New Skills

April 19, 2018

Congratulations to our latest Senior Community Service & Employment Program (SCSEP) placement, Alex Ho! Alex has been a CPC SCSEP participant for three years. He was recently hired by a management company to work as a full time receptionist. 

April 19, 2018
CPC Chinatown Senior Center Tai Chi Performance

Chinatown Senior Center Celebrates Lunar New Year

February 26, 2018

The seniors at the CPC Chinatown Senior Citizen Center were treated to two packed days of Lunar New Year activities to celebrate the Year of the Dog! 

February 26, 2018

Nan Shan Senior Center Celebrates the Lunar New Year

February 15, 2018

On February 15, 2018, CPC Nan Shan Senior Center held a Lunar New Year Celebration Party for almost 600 seniors at the East Buffet in Flushing.

February 15, 2018
CPC Nan Shan Senior Center Holiday 2017

CPC Nan Shan Senior Center Seniors Gearing Up for the Holiday Season

December 27, 2017

Over 500 seniors from CPC Nan Shan Senior Center were attending a fun-filled festive event this morning at a local restaurant.  They were all mingling with friends, watching performances, and listening to festive music. It was a wonderful opportunity to gather together in friendshi

December 27, 2017
Posed picture of guests and turkey

Thanksgiving Celebration comes early at CPC Nan Shan Senior Center!

November 20, 2017

With cooler temperatures and shorter days, November is the month of giving thanks and togetherness.

November 20, 2017
Senior Community Service Employment Program

Older Workers 55+ to work, receive training, and assist local agencies serving the community

September 14, 2017

On September 1, 2017, the Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc. announced that it was awarded a grant of $2,100,366 from Senior Service America, Inc. Almost 90 percent of this grant – originally from the U.S.

September 14, 2017
Open Door Celebrates the Year of the Senior

Open Door Celebrates the Year of the Senior

June 29, 2017

On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, New York City Council Member Margaret S. Chin held an event at CPC's Open Door Senior Center to celebrate increased city funding for senior services.

June 29, 2017
Celebrating APIA Heritage Month with Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou

Celebrating APIA Heritage Month with Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou

May 24, 2017

On May 20, 2017, CPC NY Chinatown Senior Center's dance group joined Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou's APIA Heritage Month Celebration in Seward Park.

May 24, 2017
Delivering Meals, Hope, and Love

Delivering Meals, Hope, and Love

May 23, 2017

Ms. Ching came to America in 1975 from Zhong Shan province in China and became a garment worker. She spent 15 hours a day in front of a sewing machine and was constantly bending at her waist, resulting in a severe humpback.

May 23, 2017
CPC Hosts a Cook-Off between NYS Senator Daniel Squadron & NYC Councilmember Margaret Chin at NY Chinatown Senior Center

CPC Hosts a Cook-Off between NYS Senator Daniel Squadron & NYC Councilmember Margaret Chin at NY Chinatown Senior Center

April 26, 2016

On April 22, 2016, CPC's NY Chinatown Senior Center celebrated the reopening of its kitchen after repairing a gas leak discovered in Spring 2015. For the safety of the seniors, gas to the kitchen was turned off for many months while repairs were made.

April 26, 2016
CPC Seniors Celebrate Thanksgiving with ACCA and Cesar & Napoli, PC

CPC Seniors Celebrate Thanksgiving with ACCA and Cesar & Napoli, PC

November 25, 2014

On November 24th, 2015 CPC Brooklyn Branch Seniors celebrated Thanksgiving thanks to a generous donation of over 50 rotisserie chickens from the American Chinese Commerce Association (美國香港總商會) and Cesar & Napoli, PC (黎保利律師樓).

November 25, 2014
Assemblyman Peter Abbate Supports Seniors In Brooklyn

Assemblyman Peter Abbate Supports Seniors In Brooklyn

November 14, 2014

On Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Assemblyman Peter Abbate presented CPC's Brooklyn Branch with a $3,000 grant to improve the Branch's Senior Services Singing Group sound system. CPC Brooklyn Branch Director Wai Yee Chan is very excited about upgrading to a new sound system and&

November 14, 2014
Brooklyn Seniors Receive Free Flu Shots & Tuberculosis Screenings

Brooklyn Seniors Receive Free Flu Shots & Tuberculosis Screenings

November 14, 2014

On November 12, 2014 CPC Brooklyn's 5th floor was filled with people receiving their free Flu shots and Tuberculosis Screenings.

Open Door Senior Center Celebrates Their 42nd Anniversary

Open Door Senior Center Celebrates Their 42nd Anniversary

October 28, 2014

On October 28, 2014, CPC's Open Door Senior Center celebrated their 42nd anniversary under blue skies and lucky red banners. Hundreds of Open Door Senior Center members celebrated the history of their program and the health of the program participants.

October 28, 2014
Po Ling Ng and Open Door Senior Center

Po Ling Ng and Open Door Senior Center

July 12, 2014

We are pleased about this article about our Open Door Senior center and long time director Po Ling Ng. Congrats Mrs. Ng on this great coverage!

July 12, 2014
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