Doctor of Physical Therapy Jeff Sadaya and the team at Cross Bay Physical Therapy are excited to have the opportunity to educate our local senior community. The ability to stand and walk upright on two legs requires a great amount of balance. Older people typically experience loss of balance and are at a greater risk for falling.
Cross Bay Physical Therapy, has partnered with Toys for Tots, a national charitable organization that collects toys to give to needy children. They will serve as an official Toys For Tots collection center. Residents of Howard Beach, NY and surrounding areas are invited to donate toys any time between November 14th and December the 12th. The Marine Corps will be coming by December 13th to pick up the donated toys for local distribution.
September 15th marks the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month. It celebrates contribution of American citizens from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. September 15th is significant because it marks the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Independence Day for Mexico and Chile are celebrated on September 16th and September 18th followed by Columbus Day on October 14th. Latino Americans are now a population of over 50 million, the largest minority group in the US.