Photo: Senior with Podiatrist
April 27, 2012- Abyssinian Development Corp. Senior Services, NORC and The Greater New York LINKS: Health and Wellness Facet sponsored a visit for seniors, a Seminar of Foot Care and the Prevention of Diabetes, at Harlem Foot Center.
Photo: Podiatric Professor examines senior feet
The Seminar was coordinated by a Coalition of Partners, The Abyssinian Development Corporation, AARP, and Health Advocates for Older Persons, The Greater New York Links Health and Wellness Facet, Center Light for Comprehensive Health Care, Institute for Puerto Rican & Hispanic Elderly, Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez 68th Assembly District of the New York and the New York City Alzheimer’s Association.
Photo: L/R-Gerri Warren-Merrick (President NY LINKS), Dr. Marcella Maxwell, Dr. Eunice Ramsey-Parker, William Hamer (NORC), (standing rear) Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez, Desander Mas (V.P. Foot Center NY Development Operation)
Seniors received individual examinations and evaluations of their feet by Doctors, and students, toured the college clinic facilities and attended, Lecture on the importance of good foot care. How the feet affect the hold Body, by Dr. Thomas De Lauro (Chairman, Division of Medical Sciences, New York College of Podiatric Medicine).The visit and Seminar was coordinated by Dr. Eunice Ramsey Parker, clinic administrator.
Photo: L/R-Dr. Thomas DeLauro, Dr. Marcella Maxwell, Dr. Eunice Ramsey-Parker (Clinic Administrator, FCNY), Grace Ingleton (NY LINKS)
The College of Podiatric Medicine is located at 55 E. 124th Street, and has been a hidden treasure resource in the Harlem community for 100 years. Dr. Marcella Maxwell and Grace Ingleton are the Co-Chairs of the Greater New York Links Health and Wellness Facet and the major sponsor and volunteer Community Services Leaders, for this Geriatric Educational Forum, outreach to seniors in the New York City community.
Photo: L/R- Michele Stent, Esq., William Hamer, Executive Director, Abyssinian Development Corp. Senior Services, NORC
Photo: Dr Thomas DeLauro, seminar of senior foot care seminar (FOOT CARE CENTER of NY)
Gideon Manasseh / photojournalist