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July 18, 2021
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  • Tyson Foods Inc. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

  • The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently launched the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program to provide a temporary broadband discount for qualifying or low-income households. This program is operating on a first-come, first-serve basis, so if interested, please apply sooner rather than later. The program also offers a one-time discount of up to $100 per household toward the purchase of a computer, laptop, or tablet through a participating broadband provider. You can also contact RSS if you need additional help with the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program.

  • Need Technology Training? RSS has added a page to our website on free technology training opportunities.  As always you can also contact us at or call 718.884.5900. Leave name and number along with the specifics on what your tech issue is.

Calling All Pets!

Help us! We are putting together a gallery of pets - those here now and those we have loved and are no longer with us. Please share your photos and stories with us. And, you'll see him/her up on the RSS website. Click here to send us your photos and stories.

And the August Book Club Selection is.........

The book club will meet on Wed., Aug 18 - In-Person & Online

July Special Events Online 

Wednesday, July 22
Reservations for Foot Care for Older Adults with Diabetes Due
Memories: A Life Story Workshop - Share life experiences and engage in meaningful conversation. 
The History of NY Brooklyn Bridge presented by the NY Historical Society: Explores the amazing history of the bridge’s construction and the heroic and sometimes tragic stories of the people who made it possible.
Sunday, July 25
Tuesday, July 27
Salvatore Dali in America: A Sylvia Lauden Meo Lecture
Wednesday, July 28
Emergency Preparedness: Led by the NYC Emergency Management Department: The best way to plan for an emergency is to be prepared. The NYC Emergency Management Department will talk about the methods and tools to use to prepare for an emergency (especially during COVID)
Calling All Pets: Zooming with Foo Foo and Friends: Let's talk this month about the pets we've loved and lost all too soon. Please send a picture and information on any pets you've loved and lost. 
Asian Art: Presented by the Metropolitan Musem of Art- Explore a selection of ancient and modern works encompassing the diverse cultures and religions of Asia.
Love Your Plants: The Plant Doctor is In! plant specialist Barbara Denson is available to answer your plant questions and concerns, 

Healthy Eating Corner

We had a great presentation this week on the interplay between nutrition and memory with our nutritionist Maudene Nelson. You can review the powerpoint here.
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