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First Proposed Healthcare Bill of Our New Administration 

We knew it was coming.  NYC Chapter Roberta Jacoby has
experience in this area and some unique insight into how 
changes to the ACA could affect our Medicare benefits.

Her article is well worth the read.


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Welcome to the NEW YORK CITY Chapter 


Members of TTN-NYC Come From
All Five Boroughs and
Parts of Upstate New York.

The Heart of Everything We Do Is Member Interaction. 



Learn about our programs 

         Transition and Special Interest PEER GROUPS 

         The innovative CARING COLLABORATIVE.  
             (see two short videos about The Caring Collaborative Experience HERE.)

         The dynamic programs offered throughout the year by 
         LIFE TRANSITION SERVICES for personal and professional

         Explore our EVENTS CALENDAR where TTN women and their guests
         find great ways to socialize, share ideas, learn new things, and make new

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  • Dive into our TALENT POOL.
  • Find just what you are looking for on our  BULLETIN BOARD.

  • Check out the JOB LISTINGS.

  • CLICK on the ORANGE LINKS on the left under New York City to check out our events and programs, transition peer groups, special interest groups, and other activities.
Questions, comments, or concerns? Please email our NYC Chapter: 
The Transition Network, New York City Chapter, P.O Box 20490, New York, NY 10021


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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time: 6:00 -8:30 PM
Location: Norwegian Seaman’s Church, 317 East 52nd St. 
Members: $25, Guest: $35 
Love to Travel?  Want to learn more about a country than just see the sights?  Want to meet the locals?  Want to give back and help others? Then come learn about Voluntourism!

Voluntourism involves traveling to a place, either domestic or international, and volunteering on projects. There are plenty of opportunities for volunteer projects in the US and abroad for people over 50 to participate in.  And you don’t have to be retired to do it!

Seating is limited.
Sign up now and reserve your place. 

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More and more of our members are engaging with each other and our chapter on Facebook.  Twenty members just got up to speed and brushed up their social networking skills at a TTN workshop at the NY Public Library.  Stay tuned for the next one to be offered soon.  

But in the meantime the library offers these courses each week and you can sign up here.  Check out the class handout if you want to get a headstart and our Chapter Facebook page.

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April 5, 2017
April, 2017 Chapter News
Last year we introduced a new program called Life Transition Services (LTS) that focuses on talking circles and workshops led by professional facilitators with expertise in transition.   Read more...

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March 1, 2017
The Caring times
To ensure you walk in comfort, read Amy Epstein's article about her feet.  

Read Dr. Ellen Pfeffer Lafargue's very informative article about Hearing Loss.  If it strikes a chord, register for the program Dr. Lafargue will be conducting on May 25th and get all your questions about hearing loss answered!

For a quick reminder of everything the Caring Collaborative (CC) offers and how to request services, see the article by Barbara Stahura and our Coordinator, Shawndra Card-Grant, about taking full advantage of the CC.  If you don't already belong, you can sign up now for the next CC Orientation.

Finally, check out the delicious healthy recipes included below! Read more...

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February 8, 2017
February 2017 Chapter News
Winter often brings or deepens a sense of isolation.  As you'll see from the articles below, isolation comes in all shapes and sizes.  Read more...

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January 9, 2017
January 2017 Chapter News
Let's discuss the most effective way for 
TTNers to get involved in civic action. Read more...

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December 1, 2016
The Caring Times
Check out Amy Epstein's article, describing her experience volunteering and learn how uplifting volunteering can be.

With walking conditions becoming wetter, colder and more slippery, you should find Sally Olds' article about how to avoid falling especially useful. 

Take a look at the valuable health tips provided about Sepsis and GERD.  Read more...

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November 1, 2016
November 2016 Chapter News
TTN-NYC has a bonanza of restaurant and foodie groups within our chapter, as well as several cooking groups. So read on to get a taste of what we have to offer! Read more...

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October 12, 2016
October 2016 TTN-NYC Chapter News
This issue of our Newsletter is dedicated to these artistic and very talented women of TTN-NYC. Read on to learn more about them and their work. Read more...

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September 1, 2016
September 2016 TTN-NYC Newsletter – Caring Times
Now, with Summer almost over, we are eagerly anticipating Fall and TTN-NYC’s Events Calendar has already started to fill up. Check out what we have planned this fall and the excellent articles about Long-Term Care Insurance, Memory and health tips. Read more...

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July 5, 2016
Eileen Kobrin Completes 2-year Term as Chair of TTN/NYC; Passes Torch to Barbara Alpern
"It has been an honor to serve as chair of this tremendous organization of over 600 extraordinary women. In the NYC chapter, we limit the leader's term to two years so that new blood, fresh ideas and exciting initiatives can flourish. So at the end of June, I will be officially stepping down as your Chair." Read more...

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July 2, 2016
July / August Chapter Newsletter
Knowing our members' adventurous spirits, we have dedicated this issue to Travel & Vacations. Wherever your travels take you (even if it's just to Central Park), enjoy! Read more...

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June 27, 2016
June Chapter News
Read about these TTN innovations and more in this month's chapter newsletter. Read more...

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May 4, 2016
May TTN-NYC Chapter News - Entrepreneurship
See the write-ups on three of our fellow member-entrepreneurs in this issue and learn where you can find resources right here in NYC to help with your own start-up. Read more...

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April 5, 2016
April Caring Times
Read our first newsletter of spring 2016, featuring health and wellness information and Caring Collaborative updates. Read more...

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March 8, 2016
TTN-NYC Chapter News March 2016
This month focuses on volunteering - its importance to our physical, psychological health and well-being. Featuring a few of our New York members participating in their diverse volunteer commitments. Read more...

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February 2, 2016
TTN-NYC Chapter Peer Group News February 2016
Everything you always wanted to know about TTN’s Peer Groups and more! Read more...

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July 23, 2014
Women Of TTN - NYC
Browse through our Member Profiles to learn more about the members of the NYC Chapter. Each month a unique member is featured. Read more...

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For more information about the New York City Chapter of TTN, contact NYC Chapter Chair Barbara Alpern ( ). 

Steering Committee Officers

Chapter Chair: Barbara Alpern
Treasurer: Maria Tardugno
Secretary: Judy Glass
Committee Chairs

Caring Collaborative: Barbara Stahura
Explore NYC:  Julie Geller
Life Transition Services (LTS):  Eileen Kobrin
Marketing & Communications: MaryLou Floyd
Member Enrollment: Marti Madory
Member Services:  Linda Paige-Levine
Peer Groups: Karen Merson, Rhoda Super
Programs: Sandy Merrill
Strategic Partnerships:  Phyllis Meissel
Volunteer: Judy Glass, Betty Rauch

The Transition Network, New York City Chapter, P.O Box 20490, New York, NY 10021