SERVICES AT THIS LOCATION

We can help you:

  • Make the most of your benefits
  • Look for ways to lower out-of-pocket costs
  • Solve claims or billing issues
  • Find a doctor who meets your needs
  • Join health and wellness programs
  • Connect with community support
  • Find the right health plan for you

UPCOMING EVENTS

May23

Shakin in Your Seat: Chair Zumba (Low Impact)

12:30 - 1:30 pm. Enjoy Zumba from the comfort of your chair.
May23

Shakin in Your Seat: Chair Zumba (More Challenging)

1:45 - 2:45 pm. Enjoy Zumba from the comfort of your chair.
May25

Memorial Day

CLOSED.
May26

Eating Heathy with Max

4 – 5:30 pm.

COMMUNITY FEATURE

Roy Wilkins Park Farmers Market




HIP Health Plan of New York (HIP) and Group Health Incorporated (GHI) are Medicare Advantage organizations with Medicare contracts.
HIP and GHI are EmblemHealth companies.

Our Services

Solving problems like these are our specialty

Do I need a referral? A prior approval?

I have many doctors giving me directions. Sometimes it feels overwhelming.

How do I keep all my medicines straight so I know when to take them?

Things are tight right now. Can you help me keep costs affordable?

I know I need to see my doctor regularly, but I don't have a way to travel to her office.

I'm new to EmblemHealth and I'm not sure if my coverage is effective yet.

I'm having trouble with claims.

I need help finding a doctor.

Our Programs

Care for the Family Caregiver

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Meet the Harlem Team

Upcoming Events at Harlem

Saturday
May 23

Shakin in Your Seat: Chair Zumba (Low Impact)

12:30 - 1:30 pm, 2nd Floor

Enjoy Zumba from the comfort of your chair.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Saturday
May 23

Shakin in Your Seat: Chair Zumba (More Challenging)

1:45 - 2:45 pm, 2nd Floor

Enjoy Zumba from the comfort of your chair.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Monday
May 25

Memorial Day

CLOSED.

Tuesday
May 26

Eating Heathy with Max

4 – 5:30 pm, 2nd Floor

Learn the benefits of eating for your health, especially if you are dealing with a chronic illness or condition. You will also discover how to eat right while still enjoying your meals. Topics will include:

  • Healthier versions of popular ethnic recipes (with recipe handouts)
  • Healthy eating on a budget
  • How to read food labels (can I eat it?)
  • Fun and interactive cooking demos
RSVP: 1-866-469-0999
Tuesday
May 26

Moving for Life - Gentle Dance Exercise

5:30 – 6:30 pm, 2nd Floor

Moving for Life uses safe and uplifting movement to bring joy. Recent studies show that aerobic exercise is safe and beneficial, even during cancer treatment. Aerobic exercise can:
  • Increase your energy
  • Improve your circulation
  • Wake up your whole body
  • Increase your flexibility
  • Reduce joint pain

Family members and caregivers are welcome too! Please let your doctor know that you’ll be taking part in a dance exercise class.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Tuesday
May 26

Understanding Medicare

2 -3 pm, 2nd Floor

Get your Medicare questions answered: how does Medicare work, what is a donut hole, how does a co-pay work, what assistance is available to help with costs?

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Wednesday
May 27

Friends In Deed: Support Group for Serious Illness, Grief & Loss

12 noon – 1 pm, 2nd Floor

Diagnosed with a life-threatening illness? Overwhelmed with caregiving? Heartbroken over the death of a loved one? If so, you may be feeling frightened, powerless, overwhelmed and alone. How do you ease the fear and reconnect to possibility? Start by coming to the Friends In Deed support group. It’s a safe and welcoming space where you can hear and speak the truth — so you can begin to live life in the moment.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Wednesday
May 27

Cell Phone Literacy

2 - 3:30 pm, 2nd Floor

A cell phone can help you connect with loved ones and friends. Join us for a hands-on demonstration to learn how to send messages, photos and texts and learn other helpful features of your cellphone. Please bring your device.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Wednesday
May 27

Sitting Chi Breath/Stretch

5:30 – 6:30 pm, 2nd Floor

Join us for this restorative wellness class designed for chair sitting. You will experience basic chi (energy) movements that help to reduce stress, gain clarity and promote relaxation.

  • Chi (energy) movements/stretches
  • Breathing techniques
  • Energy meditation

Please wear comfortable loose-fitting clothing and plan to arrive 10 minutes early to settle in. Be sure to let your doctor know that you will be taking part in an exercise class.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Thursday
May 28

Healthwise Handbook - Handling Emergencies

11 am - 12:30 pm, 2nd Floor

Do you know what to do if you or a loved one has a medical emergency? Do you know how to “partner” better with your doctor and avoid unnecessary costs?

We welcome you to learn from the Healthwise® Handbook about self-care for you and your family. It provides “take action” information on more than 200 common health issues. Learn how to take an active role in your health care and reduce costs. Every participant will receive a FREE copy of the handbook.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Friday
May 29

Coming Out on Top: A Community Discussion about Surviving Domestic Violence

5 - 6:30 pm, 2nd Floor

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999
Friday
May 29

Salsa Basics with Sigrid

5:15 - 6:15 pm, 2nd Floor

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999
Saturday
May 30

Free 15-Minute Chair Massage

10:30 am – 3:30 pm, 1st Floor

Enjoy a 15-minute chair massage compliments of Neighborhood Care and Tender Touch For All™ Did you know that massage therapy can:

  • Reduce stress
  • Ease the aches and pains of growing older
  • Decrease muscle stiffness and joint swelling
  • Improve digestive/breathing functions, alertness and circulation
  • Help people with arthritis, stroke, diabetes, Parkinson’s, tendonitis, bursitis, asthma and emphysema

We welcome all, including caregivers, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities and chronic conditions. Tender Touch for All™ massage therapists are licensed and trained in gentle, therapeutic massage.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Saturday
May 30

Intro to Tai Chi and Qigong

11:30 am – 12:30 pm, 2nd Floor

Join us to experience the healing benefits of tai chi. It’s easy on the joints, helps reduce stress and can improve flexibility and balance. While tai chi is generally safe for all ages and fitness levels, please let your doctor know you’ll be taking an exercise class. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothes.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Recent Events at Harlem

Friday
May 22

Walk Away The Pounds: Brisk Pace 40 minutes

11 am - 12 noon, 2nd Floor

Join us for a fun walk-in-place workout! No complicated steps and no equipment needed. This DVD workout is safe for all ages and fitness levels, so lace up your walking shoes and join us! Wear comfortable shoes and workout wear. We’ll provide plenty of water. You will need to fill out an emergency form on the first day of class. Be sure to let your doctor know you'll be taking part in an exercise class.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Friday
May 22

Cooking Healthy with Monifa

5 - 6:30 pm, 2nd Floor

Come enjoy a live food demonstration and learn her "10 veggies/fruits per day" meal plan

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Friday
May 22

Intro to Line Dancing

5 - 6:30 pm, 2nd Floor

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999
Thursday
May 21

Understanding High Cholesterol and Medications

2:30 – 3:30 pm, 2nd Floor

TThis class will help participants understand how to achieve healthy cholesterol levels and their medications.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Thursday
May 21

Harlem Stroke Foundation Support Group

4:30 to 6:30 pm, 2nd Floor

RSVP: 1-646-731-8458
Wednesday
May 20

Understanding Your iPad/Tablet/Phone (SPANISH)

2 - 3:30 pm, 2nd Floor

Must bring own device.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Wednesday
May 20

Healing with Food & Sound Therapy

5 - 6 pm, 2nd Floor

Learn how sound and healing foods can benefit you emotionally and physically.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Wednesday
May 20

Sitting Chi Breath/Stretch

5:30 – 6:30 pm, 2nd Floor

Join us for this restorative wellness class designed for chair sitting. You will experience basic chi (energy) movements that help to reduce stress, gain clarity and promote relaxation.

  • Chi (energy) movements/stretches
  • Breathing techniques
  • Energy meditation

Please wear comfortable loose-fitting clothing and plan to arrive 10 minutes early to settle in. Be sure to let your doctor know that you will be taking part in an exercise class.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Tuesday
May 19

Creative Visualization Meditation

1 – 2 pm, 2nd Floor

Join us in learning how to meditate in just a few simple steps. Besides being a way to let go of the harmful effects of stress, worry and tension, daily meditation can help you experience a new feeling of calmness, ease and quiet inner knowing.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Tuesday
May 19

Share: Breast Cancer Support Group for Women of African, African-American and Caribbean Heritage

4 - 5:30 pm, 2nd Floor

You are not alone. We welcome women at all stages of their breast cancer journey. Come listen, learn, encourage, express your feelings and reveal your experiences. We provide a safe, confidential and welcoming environment.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Tuesday
May 19

Moving for Life - Gentle Dance Exercise

5:30 – 6:30 pm, 2nd Floor

Moving for Life uses safe and uplifting movement to bring joy. Recent studies show that aerobic exercise is safe and beneficial, even during cancer treatment. Aerobic exercise can:
  • Increase your energy
  • Improve your circulation
  • Wake up your whole body
  • Increase your flexibility
  • Reduce joint pain

Family members and caregivers are welcome too! Please let your doctor know that you’ll be taking part in a dance exercise class.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Monday
May 18

Walk Away the Pounds: Walk to the Hits - 3 miles

11 am - 12 noon, 2nd Floor

Join us for a fun walk-in-place workout! No complicated steps and no equipment needed. This DVD workout is safe for all ages and fitness levels, so lace up your walking shoes and join us! Wear comfortable shoes and workout wear. We’ll provide plenty of water. You will need to fill out an emergency form on the first day of class. Be sure to let your doctor know you'll be taking part in an exercise class.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Monday
May 18

Low Impact Zumba

5:30 – 6:30 pm, 2nd Floor

Join us for a fitness class that’s friendly and fun. It uses the Zumba formula, with modified moves and pacing for active older people and those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. Be sure to let your doctor know you'll be taking part in an exercise class.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Saturday
May 16

Free 15-Minute Chair Massage

10:30 am – 3:30 pm, 1st Floor

Enjoy a 15-minute chair massage compliments of Neighborhood Care and Tender Touch For All™ Did you know that massage therapy can:

  • Reduce stress
  • Ease the aches and pains of growing older
  • Decrease muscle stiffness and joint swelling
  • Improve digestive/breathing functions, alertness and circulation
  • Help people with arthritis, stroke, diabetes, Parkinson’s, tendonitis, bursitis, asthma and emphysema

We welcome all, including caregivers, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities and chronic conditions. Tender Touch for All™ massage therapists are licensed and trained in gentle, therapeutic massage.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Saturday
May 16

Intro to Tai Chi and Qigong

11:30 am – 12:30 pm, 2nd Floor

Join us to experience the healing benefits of tai chi. It’s easy on the joints, helps reduce stress and can improve flexibility and balance. While tai chi is generally safe for all ages and fitness levels, please let your doctor know you’ll be taking an exercise class. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothes.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Saturday
May 16

AfroFusion Fitness

2 - 3 pm, 2nd Floor

A fun combination of rhythms, body toning & aerobics.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Friday
May 15

Come Talk with Greg: One-on-One FREE Caregiving Session

11 am – 4 pm, 1st Floor

Call to make an appointment to meet one-on-one with Greg Johnson, EmblemHealth’s Director of Community Outreach and creator of the Care for the Family Caregiver Program.

Greg has received numerous awards and recognition within the fields of health care, family caregiving and service to others. Family caregivers are welcome to meet with him for support and advice.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Friday
May 15

Breathing for Freedom

5 - 6 pm, 2nd Floor

Conscious breathwork is used to help reduce stress, clear the mind and focus on the moment at hand.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Thursday
May 14

Understanding Diabetes and Medications

2:30 - 3:30 pm, 2nd Floor

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999
Wednesday
May 13

Friends In Deed: Support Group for Serious Illness, Grief & Loss

12 noon – 1 pm, 2nd Floor

Diagnosed with a life-threatening illness? Overwhelmed with caregiving? Heartbroken over the death of a loved one? If so, you may be feeling frightened, powerless, overwhelmed and alone. How do you ease the fear and reconnect to possibility? Start by coming to the Friends In Deed support group. It’s a safe and welcoming space where you can hear and speak the truth — so you can begin to live life in the moment.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Wednesday
May 13

Understanding Your iPad/Tablet: For Older Adults

1:30 - 3 pm, 2nd Floor

Must bring own device.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Tuesday
May 12

Eating Heathy with Max

4 – 5:30 pm, 2nd Floor

Learn the benefits of eating for your health, especially if you are dealing with a chronic illness or condition. You will also discover how to eat right while still enjoying your meals. Topics will include:

  • Healthier versions of popular ethnic recipes (with recipe handouts)
  • Healthy eating on a budget
  • How to read food labels (can I eat it?)
  • Fun and interactive cooking demos
RSVP: 1-866-469-0999
Monday
May 11

Walk Away the Pounds: Belly Blasting Walk

11 am - 12 noon, 2nd Floor

Join us for a fun walk-in-place workout! No complicated steps and no equipment needed. This DVD workout is safe for all ages and fitness levels, so lace up your walking shoes and join us! Wear comfortable shoes and workout wear. We’ll provide plenty of water. You will need to fill out an emergency form on the first day of class. Be sure to let your doctor know you'll be taking part in an exercise class.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Monday
May 11

Diabetes Prevention Program: Information Session

3 - 4 pm, 2nd Floor

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999
Saturday
May 09

Intro to Tai Chi and Qigong

11 am - 12 noon, 2nd Floor

Join us to experience the healing benefits of tai chi. It’s easy on the joints, helps reduce stress and can improve flexibility and balance. While tai chi is generally safe for all ages and fitness levels, please let your doctor know you’ll be taking an exercise class. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothes.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Friday
May 08

Walk Away the Pounds: Walk Slim 3-5 miles

11 am - 12 noon, 2nd Floor

Join us for a fun walk-in-place workout! No complicated steps and no equipment needed. This DVD workout is safe for all ages and fitness levels, so lace up your walking shoes and join us! Wear comfortable shoes and workout wear. We’ll provide plenty of water. You will need to fill out an emergency form on the first day of class. Be sure to let your doctor know you'll be taking part in an exercise class.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Friday
May 08

AfroFusion Fitness

5 - 6 pm, 2nd Floor

A fun combination of rhythms, body toning & aerobics.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Friday
May 08

Grief & Bereavement Support Group

4 - 5:30 pm

Support for change of life due to loss of income, home, loved one to violence, illness or separation.

RSVP: 1-718-993-9096

Thursday
May 07

Understanding High Blood Pressure & Medications

2:30 - 3:30pm, 2nd Floor

Do you know how your blood pressure medication works? Do you know when to take it, how much to take and possible side effects? To help you make the most of your treatment, join us in learning:

  • What is blood pressure?
  • What drugs are used to treat it?
  • What should I watch for when taking these drugs?
  • What lifestyle changes can help control high blood pressure?

You are welcome to bring your medication to class and ask the pharmacist questions.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Thursday
May 07

Intro to Yoga

5 - 6 pm, 2nd Floor

EmblemHealth and the Harlem Yoga Studio invite you to join us for an introductory yoga class that is perfect for beginners and experienced yogis alike.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Wednesday
May 06

Sitting Chi Breath/Stretch

5:30 – 6:30 pm, 2nd Floor

Join us for this restorative wellness class designed for chair sitting. You will experience basic chi (energy) movements that help to reduce stress, gain clarity and promote relaxation.

  • Chi (energy) movements/stretches
  • Breathing techniques
  • Energy meditation

Please wear comfortable loose-fitting clothing and plan to arrive 10 minutes early to settle in. Be sure to let your doctor know that you will be taking part in an exercise class.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Tuesday
May 05

Caregiver’s Empowerment Group

12:30 – 2 pm, 2nd Floor

If you are a caregiver it is important that you get the support and care that you need. Come meet and share with other caregivers in a supportive caring environment.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Tuesday
May 05

Fit 2 the Core with Theresa Racine

5:30 - 6:30 pm, 2nd Floor

Strengthen muscles with kickboxing & resistance bands.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Monday
May 04

Walk Away the Pounds: Walk to the Hits - 3 miles

11 am - 12 noon, 2nd Floor

Join us for a fun walk-in-place workout! No complicated steps and no equipment needed. This DVD workout is safe for all ages and fitness levels, so lace up your walking shoes and join us! Wear comfortable shoes and workout wear. We’ll provide plenty of water. You will need to fill out an emergency form on the first day of class. Be sure to let your doctor know you'll be taking part in an exercise class.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Monday
May 04

Low Impact Zumba

5:30 – 6:30 pm, 2nd Floor

Join us for a fitness class that’s friendly and fun. It uses the Zumba formula, with modified moves and pacing for active older people and those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. Be sure to let your doctor know you'll be taking part in an exercise class.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Saturday
May 02

Free 15-Minute Chair Massage

10:30 am – 3:30 pm, 1st Floor

Enjoy a 15-minute chair massage compliments of Neighborhood Care and Tender Touch For All™ Did you know that massage therapy can:

  • Reduce stress
  • Ease the aches and pains of growing older
  • Decrease muscle stiffness and joint swelling
  • Improve digestive/breathing functions, alertness and circulation
  • Help people with arthritis, stroke, diabetes, Parkinson’s, tendonitis, bursitis, asthma and emphysema

We welcome all, including caregivers, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities and chronic conditions. Tender Touch for All™ massage therapists are licensed and trained in gentle, therapeutic massage.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Saturday
May 02

Shakin in Your Seat: Chair Zumba (More Challenging)

12:30 - 1:30 pm, 2nd Floor

Enjoy Zumba from the comfort of your chair.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Saturday
May 02

Shakin in Your Seat: Chair Zumba (Low Impact)

1:45 - 2:45 pm, 2nd Floor

Enjoy Zumba from the comfort of your chair.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999

Friday
May 01

Intro to Line Dancing

5 - 6:30 pm, 2nd Floor

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999
Thursday
April 30

Cell Phone Literacy for Older Adults

1:30 - 3 pm, 2nd Floor

A cell phone can help you connect with loved ones and friends. Join us for a hands-on demonstration to learn how to send messages, photos and texts and learn other helpful features of your cellphone. Please bring your device.

RSVP: 1-866-469-0999 (Call to Reserve.)

Thursday
April 30

Chronic Disease Six-Week Self-Management Program

4 - 6:30 pm, 2nd Floor

This program will benefit people with diverse medical diagnoses such as diabetes, arthritis, and hypertension to develop the skills and coping strategies they need to manage their sym