Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I, REF-Glenville) and Senator Kathleen A. Marchione (R,C,I, REF-Halfmoon) today honored the 2017 New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championship and the Federation Championship Shenendehowa High School Girls 3,200 Meter Relay Team and Shenendehowa senior Jillian Shippee who captured the 2017 New Balance Nationals Indoor Championship in the Weight Throw and present the team with copies of resolutions they sponsored that unanimously passed the New York State Senate.

Senator Jim Tedisco, an alumnus of Union College, who holds numerous athletic records at the school for playing basketball including as an Academic All-American and being elected to the school’s athletic hall of fame, recently honoted the Union College Men’s Basketball Team and Head Coach Chris Murphy for capturing the 2017 Liberty League Men’s Basketball Championship and winning a bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament. Tedisco presented the team with a copy of a resolution he sponsored that unanimously passed the New York State Senate. 
 

Live Healthier & Longer with Good Nutrition

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Did you know that eating the right foods can lower blood pressure, cholesterol and blood glucose?

Please join me for a special presentation where you will learn tips to live healthier and longer with good nutrition!

Laura Zelenka Dufresne, a Registered Dietitian, will discuss the importance of living a healthier lifestyle, the most important foods for longevity, and much more.

Reservations are required for this FREE event.  Please visit www.kemphannon.com or call 516-739-1700 to sign up.

Fall Prevention Program

Did you know that 1 in 3 older adults will fall each year, and 1 in 5 falls results in a serious injury such as a broken bone or a head injury?

Catherine Dunckley, a Certified Health Education Specialist at North Shore University Hospital,will discuss topics related to fall prevention, including muscle weakness and balance issues, vision problems, the use of medications, proper footwear and home and community hazards.

Free Memory Screening Program

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My office, EAC and the Alzheimer's Foundation of America are conducting a FREE memory screening by appointment.

Screenings take about 10 to 15 minutes and will be held at the Franklin Square Public Library (19 Lincoln Rd, Franklin Square) on Wednesday, May 17th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. 

It is estimated that 5.1 million Americans may have Alzheimer's disease. It is not a normal part of aging, but the risk of developing the illness increases with advanced age.

**Reservations are required!! For your FREE screening appointment call my community office at 516-739-1700.

Free Memory Screening Program

My office, EAC and the Alzheimer's Foundation of America are conducting a FREE memory screening by appointment.

Screenings take about 10 to 15 minutes and will be held at the Bethpage Public Library (47 Powell Avenue, Bethpage) on Thursday, May 11th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. 

It is estimated that 5.1 million Americans may have Alzheimer's disease. It is not a normal part of aging, but the risk of developing the illness increases with advanced age.

**Reservations are required!! For your FREE screening appointment call my community office at 516-739-1700.

Lyme Disease Awareness Presentation

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Did you know that the Northeastern United States continues to be one of our nation's hardest-hit regions when it comes to Lyme and other tick-borne diseases that affect everyone from infants to seniors?

Please join me on Thursday, May 11th for a Lyme Disease Awareness Presentation. It will take place at the East Meadow Public Library (1886 Front Street, East Meadow) from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

The Aging Brain - Use It or Lose It

Please join me on Thursday May 4th for a FREE program "The Aging Brain - Use It or Lose It."

This event will take place at the Farmingdale Public Library (116 Merritts Road, Farmingdale) from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.

**The aging brain - what does it look like and what can you do to keep your memory sharp?

Join our speakers Mary Ann Sampson, Registered Nurse and Christine Weber, Coordinator of In-Home Respite Services at EAC Network as they discuss your body's most important organ - your brain.

Free Prostate Cancer Screening

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Please join me on May 3rd for a FREE Prostate Cancer Screening.

The event will take place at the Advanced Urology Centers of New York - Bethpage (480 Hicksville Rd, Bethpage) from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

**Appointments are necessary. Space is limited.

Men with a close male relative (father, brother) who had prostate cancer, are at an increased risk for being diagnosed with this disease.

African-Americans have the highest death rate for prostate cancer of any racial or ethnic group in the U.S, 2.4 times higher than in white men.

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