Archives for October 2014

Alive Inside–Film and Discussion on Music Therapy for People with Alzheimer’s, November 19, 2014

Please join us for a showing of the documentary, Alive Inside, to see how music can bring the visceral joy back to the lives of Alzheimer’s patients by unlocking their memories with music from their past.  My Second Home of FSW’s Sara Weale, MPH, will participate in the post film discussion with music therapist Jeffrey…[More]

Family Services of Westchester, Inc. (FSW) Awarded Three-Year $902,064 Grant for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Initiative

October 2014–Family Services of Westchester, Inc. (FSW) has been awarded a three-year grant by the federal Administration on Aging to implement a four-pronged initiative designed to strengthen Westchester County’s ability to serve adults with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) and their caregivers.  The ultimate goal of the initiative is to reduce the disproportionate access…[More]

My Second Home of Family Services of Westchester Selected for 2014 Outstanding Adult Day Center Award

September 2014–My Second Home, Family Services of Westchester, Inc.’s (FSW’s) social model adult day and intergenerational program in Mt. Kisco, has been selected by the National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) for a 2014 Outstanding Adult Day Center Award.  In the congratulatory letter announcing the award, the Association noted that My Second Home’s staff deserves…[More]

Work Begins on Family Services of Westchester’s Lanza Family Center for All Ages in White Plains

August 2014–  Board and Staff members of Family Services of Westchester, Inc. (FSW) gathered this morning at 106 North Broadway, the site of the agency’s forthcoming Lanza  Family Center for All Ages, to formally begin construction on this exciting new project.  The Mayor of White Plains, Thomas Roach, and the City’s Planning Commissioner, Elizabeth Cheteney,…[More]

Family Services of Westchester’s RideConnect Program Awarded Renewed Funding Through 2017

January 2014–Family Services of Westchester, Inc. (FSW) announced today that its RideConnect Program, an information and referral service providing transportation options for older adults (60+), those with disabilities and home health care workers in northern Westchester, has been awarded renewed federal funding to continue the program through March 2017. The funding was awarded by the Department of Transportation…[More]

Swiss Re Foundation Selects Family Services of Westchester as Armonk Office Charity of the Year 2014

December 2013–Family Services of Westchester, Inc. (FSW) was recently selected by the Swiss Re Armonk Office as Charity of the Year 2014, receiving a $100,000 donation from the Swiss Re Foundation to support our new Center for All Ages.  Swiss Re has been a long-time supporter of FSW’s programs, and throughout the years has generously…[More]

FSW President and CEO Named One of Most Successful Female Business Leaders

November 2013– Family Services of Westchester, Inc. (FSW) is pleased to announce that President and CEO Susan Wayne has been selected as one of Westchester County’s most successful female business leaders by 914Inc., a publication of Westchester Magazine.  Ms. Wayne is featured in the most recent issue of 914Inc. and she and the other women…[More]

FSW Senior Youth Council Member wins 2013 Milly Kibrick Youth Service Award

October 2013 – FSW is pleased to announce that Nina Joung, a member of the Westchester County Senior Youth Council, has been awarded a 2013 Milly Kibrick Youth Service Award from the Westchester County Youth Bureau.  Nina, a Senior at Ardsley High School, has been a dedicated teen leader in the Senior Youth Council since…[More]

Wine Tasting Event to Support BBBS of FSW, November 1, 2014

Please join us for a Wine Tasting Event to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters on Saturday, November 1, 2014, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at The Club Room, 300 Mamaroneck Avenue, First Floor, White Plains, NY.   We are grateful to Big Brothers Big Sisters of FSW’s Advisory Board Member, Charity Elder for hosting this…[More]

Look Sharp, Stay Sharp Fundraiser for My Second Home October 23, 2014, 6-8 p.m.

Please Join our My Second Home program for a fall Fashion and Beauty event at Salon D’Luxe in Mt. Kisco. Hear the latest in fashion and beauty trends from Dr. David Palaia, RODAN + FIELDS, and Neiman Marcus. Cheese and wine generously donated by: Happiness Is, Each person attending the event will receive a gift-card…[More]