Education & Academic Affairs

Greenberg Academy for Successful Aging

Greenberg Academy for Successful Aging is a collaborative program between the Hospital for Special Surgery Public and Patient Education Department and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s Irving Sherwood Wright Center for the Aging, primary care medical practice serving older adults. Our program develops and implements health education programs aimed at the interests and needs of people age 65 and over. We offer a variety of programs from lectures focusing on Know Your Medicare Rights to workshops on Falls Prevention for the Cold Weather to wellness classes such as Better Balance for Older Adults. For more information, please contact Linda Roberts, LCSW at 212.774.7041.

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"For the first time [that] I’ve become this age, someone has helped me with my pain."

- Greenberg Academy Program Participant, 2011

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Now Available:

Anatomy of a Hospital Cover

David B. Levine, MD’s new book, Anatomy of a Hospital: Hospital for Special Surgery 1863-2013, details the history of HSS from the Civil War and chronicles how the hospital has shaped the community and the field of musculoskeletal health.