Burke Rehabilitation Hospital hosts various events throughout the year aimed at educating the public and the community on important health topics. For a full list of upcoming events, visit our Community Calendar.
National Senior Health and Fitness Day is held at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital the last Wednesday in May. The common goal for the day is to help keep older Americans healthy and fit. National Senior Health & Fitness Day is the nation's largest annual health promotion event for older adults.
The day consists of lectures and fitness programs for seniors. Senior Health and Fitness Day at Burke is free and open to the public. Due to limited space, registration is required.
For information, please call the Fitness Center at (914) 597-2805.
Those with spinal cord injuries share a unique set of health concerns and quality of life issues. For this reason, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital hosts an Annual Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day for networking, education and information sharing designed for individuals with spinal cord injuries. The day includes informational workshops, vendors and adaptive sports equipment demonstrations. The event is held each September in recognition of National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month.
For more information, please call (914) 597-2581.
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital regularly sponsors equipment drives at its main campus and satellite centers. Items such as canes, crutches, walkers, braces, and manual wheelchairs are collected, cleaned and processed. Burke then distributes the equipment to patients in need and various other non-profit organizations. You can also make a donation of new or gently used hospital-grade therapeutic equipment at any time by contacting the Development Department at (914) 597-2847. Learn more about making a charitable donation to Burke.