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Community Education & Outreach

Your health is important to us. For more than 35 years, Community Education & Outreach has supported diverse and underserved communities — empowering them through education and outreach to help prevent injuries, improve self-management skills, and promote long-term quality of life. We are committed to helping people get back to doing the things they need and love to do.

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Education trusted by 1.5 million + community members annually
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Over 1000 classes and programs offered
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90% of participants gained knowledge
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94% of participants reported high program satisfaction
 

 

Community Education & Outreach offers a wide range of educational programs for our patients and our communities near and far. People of all ages and abilities can learn about topics such as nutrition, managing pain, bone and muscle health, posture and alignment techniques. Currently, lectures and workshops are available via livestream or conference call.

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Greenberg Academy for Successful Aging

Greenberg Academy for Successful Aging aims to promote and enhance quality of life as you age. Health education lectures and workshops address the challenges and benefits of growing older. Support groups such as the Aging with Dignity Support Group discuss the challenges and benefits of growing older in this fast-paced society.

Program Impact

The evaluation of our lectures, workshops and support groups demonstrate that it has had a positive impact on health outcomes and quality of life of program participants. This report provides an overview, the reach and impact of our programs.

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Community Education & Outreach offers exercise classes for all ages taught by certified instructors who specialize in muscle, joint and bone conditions, with a commitment to your safety. Regularly scheduled classes include T’ai Chi Chih, T’ai Chi for Arthritis, Pilates Mat, Therapeutic Yoga, Moving for Strength and Stability, and Yoga Flow. Most exercise classes are available via livestream and have a low registration fee.

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Program Impact

The evaluation of our exercise classes demonstrate that it has had a positive impact on health outcomes and quality of life of program participants. This report provides an overview, the reach and impact of our exercise classes.

Read the Program Impact Report

Digital Programming

Community Education & Outreach posts short educational videos on YouTube to improve community health and empower individuals to live their best lives. Visit our playlists:

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Outreach Programs for Kids

Outreach Programs for Adults

Outreach Programs for Older Adults (65+)

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Delivering Musculoskeletal Health Education to our Regional Markets

Working closely with community-based organizations in the various HSS regional markets (Stamford, CT; Paramus, NJ; Long Island, NY & Westchester, NY), we provide programs to educate the community on the prevention & management of musculoskeletal conditions/injuries, and to raise awareness of HSS as a specialty, musculoskeletal health hospital and of available services in the tri-state regional markets.

Program Impact

The evaluation of the Regional Community Education and Outreach programs demonstrate that it has had a positive impact on health outcomes and quality of life of program participants. This report provides an overview, the reach and impact of our regional programs.

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Health Connection: Your Good Health Newsletter

For more than 20 years, HSS has published Health Connection, which provides practical information to help people prevent and manage muscle and bone conditions and improve overall health. Issues are available in English and Spanish.

Health Connection: FastFacts

Health Connection: Fast Facts are one-page fact sheets addressing current musculoskeletal and health topics.

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Move Better Feel Better

Read our all-new blog featuring articles, videos, and events about movement, fitness and health.

Education to Empowerment

Education to Empowerment is a seasonal publication that provides a schedule of upcoming lectures, workshops, and exercise classes. To be added to our email list, click here.

For more information, please contact us at communityed@hss.edu.

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