Bristal Better U

The Bristal Assisted Living truly believes that you never stop learning. This is why we have teamed up with Hofstra University and Pace University through their continuing education plan to bring our residents the best educational classes available. Together, we can grow through our Better U program one day at a time.

The Bristal Better U Hofstra University Lecture – Film & Literature

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The Ending: Book vs. Movie – When Film Adaptions Rewrite “The End”

The Bristal Better U Hofstra University February Lecture was titled “The Ending: Book vs. Movie – When Film Adaptions Rewrite “The End”” presented by Hofstra University Continuing Education faculty member and Journalist, Dina Santorelli.

Developed in conjunction with Hofstra University Continuing Education and Pace University, The Bristal Better U is an exciting new lifelong learning and personal enrichment program that we offer here at The Bristal. This innovative distance learning program is completely voluntary, it is structured in flexible and easily accessible ways, and as the name implies, it’s a great way for our residents to continue exploring, learning and engaging in the fascinating world around them. The BBU presents lectures, discourses and other educational components of interest to residents throughout all communities of The Bristal, covering a wide range of topics of both general and specific interest.

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The Bristal Better U Hofstra University Lecture – Music

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The Sinatra Centennial

The Bristal Better U Hofstra University January Lecture was titled “The Sinatra Centennial” presented by Executive Director of the Huntington Arts Council, Marc Courtade.

Developed in conjunction with Hofstra University Continuing Education and Pace University, The Bristal Better U is an exciting new lifelong learning and personal enrichment program that we offer here at The Bristal. This innovative distance learning program is completely voluntary, it is structured in flexible and easily accessible ways, and as the name implies, it’s a great way for our residents to continue exploring, learning and engaging in the fascinating world around them. The BBU presents lectures, discourses and other educational components of interest to residents throughout all communities of The Bristal, covering a wide range of topics of both general and specific interest.

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The Bristal Better U Hofstra University Lecture – John F. Kennedy

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JFK: The New-Age President

The Bristal Better U Hofstra University November Lecture was titled “JFK: The New-Age President” presented by Hofstra University Continuing Education faculty member, Dr. Ronald Brown.

Developed in conjunction with Hofstra University Continuing Education and Pace University, The Bristal Better U is an exciting new lifelong learning and personal enrichment program that we offer here at The Bristal. This innovative distance learning program is completely voluntary, it is structured in flexible and easily accessible ways, and as the name implies, it’s a great way for our residents to continue exploring, learning and engaging in the fascinating world around them. The BBU presents lectures, discourses and other educational components of interest to residents throughout all communities of The Bristal, covering a wide range of topics of both general and specific interest.

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The Bristal Better U Hofstra University Lecture – Rodgers & Hammerstein

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The Sound of “Their” Music: Celebrating Rodgers & Hammerstein


The Bristal Better U Hofstra University September 2015 lecture was titled “The Sound of “Their” Music: Celebrating Rodgers & Hammerstein” presented by Hofstra University Continuing Education faculty member, Bob Spiotto.

Developed in conjunction with Hofstra University Continuing Education and Pace University, The Bristal Better U is an exciting new lifelong learning and personal enrichment program that we offer here at The Bristal. This innovative distance learning program is completely voluntary, it is structured in flexible and easily accessible ways, and as the name implies, it’s a great way for our residents to continue exploring, learning and engaging in the fascinating world around them. The BBU presents lectures, discourses and other educational components of interest to residents throughout all communities of The Bristal, covering a wide range of topics of both general and specific interest.

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The Bristal Better U Hofstra University Lecture – Theater

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From Brooklyn to Broadway


The Bristal Better U Hofstra University May Lecture was titled “From Brooklyn to Broadway” presented by Hofstra University Continuing Education faculty member, Bob Spiotto.

Developed in conjunction with Hofstra University Continuing Education and Pace University, The Bristal Better U is an exciting new lifelong learning and personal enrichment program that we offer here at The Bristal. This innovative distance learning program is completely voluntary, it is structured in flexible and easily accessible ways, and as the name implies, it’s a great way for our residents to continue exploring, learning and engaging in the fascinating world around them. The BBU presents lectures, discourses and other educational components of interest to residents throughout all communities of The Bristal, covering a wide range of topics of both general and specific interest.

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The Bristal Better U Hofstra University Lecture – The Earth

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Whaling on Long Island

The Bristal Better U Hofstra University April 2015 Lecture was titled “Whaling on Long Island” presented by Executive Director of The Whaling Museum, Nomi Dayan.

Developed in conjunction with Hofstra University Continuing Education and Pace University, The Bristal Better U is an exciting new lifelong learning and personal enrichment program that we offer here at The Bristal. This innovative distance learning program is completely voluntary, it is structured in flexible and easily accessible ways, and as the name implies, it’s a great way for our residents to continue exploring, learning and engaging in the fascinating world around them. The BBU presents lectures, discourses and other educational components of interest to residents throughout all communities of The Bristal, covering a wide range of topics of both general and specific interest.

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The Bristal Better U Hofstra University Lecture – American History

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Long Island: The Cradle of Aviation

The Bristal Better U Hofstra University March 2015 Lecture was titled “Long Island: The Cradle of Aviation” presented by Julia L. Blum, Curatorial and Research Assistant of The Cradle of Aviation.

Developed in conjunction with Hofstra University Continuing Education and Pace University, The Bristal Better U is an exciting new lifelong learning and personal enrichment program that we offer here at The Bristal. This innovative distance learning program is completely voluntary, it is structured in flexible and easily accessible ways, and as the name implies, it’s a great way for our residents to continue exploring, learning and engaging in the fascinating world around them. The BBU presents lectures, discourses and other educational components of interest to residents throughout all communities of The Bristal, covering a wide range of topics of both general and specific interest.

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The Bristal Better U Hofstra University Lecture – Film

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Oscar Sings: Lights! Camera! Music!

 

The Bristal Better U Hofstra University February 2015 Lecture was titled “Oscar Sings: Lights! Camera! Music!” presented by Bob Spiotto.

Developed in conjunction with Hofstra University Continuing Education and Pace University, The Bristal Better U is an exciting new lifelong learning and personal enrichment program that we offer here at The Bristal. This innovative distance learning program is completely voluntary, it is structured in flexible and easily accessible ways, and as the name implies, it’s a great way for our residents to continue exploring, learning and engaging in the fascinating world around them. The BBU presents lectures, discourses and other educational components of interest to residents throughout all communities of The Bristal, covering a wide range of topics of both general and specific interest.

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The Bristal Better U Pace University Lecture – Film

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A Better Life: Film Analysis

The Bristal Better U Pace University February 2015 Lecture was titled “A Better Life: Film Analysis” presented by Pace University professor Rosario Adler.

Developed in conjunction with Pace University and Hofstra University Continuing Education, The Bristal Better U is an exciting new lifelong learning and personal enrichment program that we offer here at The Bristal. This innovative distance learning program is completely voluntary, it is structured in flexible and easily accessible ways, and as the name implies, it’s a great way for our residents to continue exploring, learning and engaging in the fascinating world around them. The BBU presents lectures, discourses and other educational components of interest to residents throughout all communities of The Bristal, covering a wide range of topics of both general and specific interest.

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Bristal Better U Pace University Lecture – Fine Art

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Jane Dickson’s Revelers: A Look at Fine Art in the World Around Us

The Bristal Better U Pace University January Lecture was titled “Jane Dickson’s Revelers: A Look at Fine Art in the World Around Us” presented by distinguished artist and lecturer, Jane Dickson.

Developed in conjunction with Pace University and Hofstra University Continuing Education, The Bristal Better U is an exciting new lifelong learning and personal enrichment program that we offer here at The Bristal. This innovative distance learning program is completely voluntary, it is structured in flexible and easily accessible ways, and as the name implies, it’s a great way for our residents to continue exploring, learning and engaging in the fascinating world around them. The BBU presents lectures, discourses and other educational components of interest to residents throughout all communities of The Bristal, covering a wide range of topics of both general and specific interest.

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