From the moment we’re born, new experiences are key to our growth as individuals. That’s why they’re intrinsic to life at Inspīr Carnegie Hill. We bring in fresh programs and perspectives from a variety of engagement partners to support of philosophy of caring for the whole self. Whether it’s art and music, movement and mobility, or taking time to laugh, life at Inspīr Carnegie Hill keeps our residents engaged, and keeps them vital.
For 145 years, 92nd Street Y has been serving its communities and the world at large by bringing people together and providing exceptional, groundbreaking programs in the performing and visual arts, literature and culture, adult and children’s education, talks on a huge range of topics, health and fitness, and Jewish life. Our residents will be able to take advantage of their diverse programming, events, and classes offered through the Himan Brown Senior Program. Additionally, we are offering the Living Voice program, developed by our programming partner and award-winning composer, Beth Styles, to members on-site at 92Y.
The Museum works with the Inspῑr team to customize gallery programs, hands-on art-making workshops, and more to give all Inspῑr residents the chance to connect with art and history. Through the partnership we will offer programming for our residents both at the museum and on site at Inspῑr Carnegie Hill.
Hilarity for Charity® (HFC) is a nonprofit movement, led by Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen, dedicated to raising awareness, inspiring change, and accelerating progress in Alzheimer’s care, research, and support through the engagement of millennials. We are presenting “It’s All in Your Head Live” to benefit Hilarity for Charity at 92Y in February 2020 and we will be working with them to produce future residency programs.
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Through our collaboration, we are able to continually improve upon our program and education offerings.
Holly Lapine is a registered art therapist and founder of ArtBeats, an organization dedicated to enriching ALL lives using art and music for expression and self-discovery, through ALL of the senses. Holly’s Sensing Art program was developed exclusively for residents of Inspῑr and showcases artwork from 5 museums on the upper east side; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Jewish Museum, The Neue Galerie, The Guggenheim, and The Cooper Hewitt, to deliver a unique multisensory experience. Working with caregivers and residents, her programs allows for the discovering of the relationship between art, memory and music and help reveal hidden feelings and abilities.
Beth Styles is a composer, producer and artist. She recently ran her Living Voices pilot program at 92Y. At Inspῑr she and will be running her Living Voice workshop, “Community Sing and Swing” along with Friday night Shabbat Dinner and musical services.
The Open Arts Alliance is a non-profit social service organization based in Greenwich, CT which uses therapeutic arts programs to educate students and senior citizens in the community. Rocco Natale brings laughter to Inspῑr through his improv program using the fundamentals of theatre games and arts education technique to encourage our residents to move in new ways and think of scenarios off the top of their heads.