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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Fitness
  • Various Recreational Activities
Building Access
  • Meets ADA standards

Participants Served
  • Age range of participants: 55 to 101

Membership Fees
  • Fee to participate in the Program : This program has sliding scale/adjusted fee scales for discounts for people with disabilities

  • Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes

    program is accessible by public transportation
  • Transportation Provided by the Program: Yes

    this program provides transportation to its participants


As people live longer, they will eventually face the challenges of vision loss. Helen Keller Services for the Blind offers several clubhouse-like day centers for people who are legally blind and age 55 and older. Seniors receive special counseling and training, including

  • updates on Social Security,
  • Medicaid/Medicare,
  • nutrition

Members make friends and join in arts and crafts, games, exercise classes, luncheons, and trips to shows and museums. These centers are located in Brooklyn, Hempstead, and Huntington.