Aging and Senior Citizen Issues

Major Property Tax Relief for Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities Expands to Help Thousands More Live Affordably

Major Property Tax Relief for Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities Expands to Help Thousands More Live Affordably

Major Property Tax Relief for Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities Expands to Help Thousands More Live Affordably After SCHE/DHE signed into state law, City Council acts New York, NY — Members of the Independent Democratic Conference applauded the New York […]

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Summit on Latinos: NYC Top Latino Leaders Create Action Agenda

New York City’s most prominent Latino leaders, activists, politicians and members of the Latino communities gathered at Hunter College’s Silberman School of Social work today at the first Summit on Latinos (SOL): “Shaping the Future of New York City”, where […]

Senator Klein Co-Sponsors Second Annual Senior Prom

Senator Klein Co-Sponsors Second Annual Senior Prom

Senator Klein Co-Sponsors Second Annual Senior Prom State Senator Jeff Klein partnered with The Hebrew Home at Riverdale and Kingsbridge Riverdale Van Cortlandt Development Corporation to co-sponsor the nursing home’s second annual Senior Prom event. Hundreds of seniors packed into […]

Mini-Horses Visit The Hope Center Bring Smiles and Laughter

Mini-Horses Visit The Hope Center Bring Smiles and Laughter

On Monday, June 4th 2017, the Hope Center on University Avenue in the Bronx was visited by mini-horses and the residents there loved them. The Hope Center is a nursing home and rehabilitation center and the Center has a program […]

Senate Passes Bill Sponsored by Senator Savino to Bring Major Property Tax Savings On The Way for Seniors & Disabled New Yorkers

Senate Passes Bill Sponsored by Senator Savino to Bring Major Property Tax Savings On The Way for Seniors & Disabled New Yorkers

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City Parks Foundation Launches Spring 2017 Season of CityParks Senior Fitness

CITY PARKS FOUNDATION LAUNCHES SPRING 2017 SEASON OF CITYPARKS SENIORS FITNESS Free Yoga and Fitness Walking Instruction in 3 Bronx Parks April 24 – June 16, 2017 New York, NY — City Parks Foundation welcomes all New Yorkers, 60 and over, […]

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Chairman Crowley Statement on Republican Efforts Making It Harder for Americans to Save for Retirement

Chairman Crowley Statement on Republican Efforts Making It Harder for Americans to Save for Retirement (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after House Republicans passed legislation that would significantly inhibit the ability […]

Op-Ed: Governor’s Budget Proposal Puts 6,000 Seniors at Risk

Op-Ed: Governor’s Budget Proposal Puts 6,000 Seniors at Risk

Op-Ed Contact: Lindsay Perry lperry@unhny.org 212-967-0322 x311 Cell: 203-382-4052   Governor’s Budget Proposal Puts 6,000 Seniors at Risk If nothing changes in Governor Cuomo’s budget proposal, 65 senior centers in New York City will close this year due to a […]

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Profile America: Centenarians Day

Not too many years ago, someone who had lived to be 100 (centenarians) was a true rarity.

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Profile America: Medicare Anniversary 

On this day 50 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Social Security Amendments, which established Medicare and Medicaid.

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May Is Older Americans Month

Older Americans Month continues to be a time to celebrate those 65 and older through ceremonies, events and public recognition.

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NY’s Retirement Crisis: Even Worse for Women, AARP GenX-Boomer Survey Finds

Over half of New York’s Gen-Xers and Baby Boomers feel unprepared for retirement – but it’s even worse for women.

Notify NYC – Silver Alert – Ronald Robinson

Notify NYC – Silver Alert – Ronald Robinson

Silver Alert issued 4/17/16 at 2:00 AM. A Silver Alert has been issued for the disappearance of Ronald Robinson, a 65-year-old black male with schizophrenia. Description: 5’11”, 165 lbs, bald with brown eyes and no teeth. Last seen wearing a […]

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AARP Celebrates Generation X as it Turned 50 this Year

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2015 /USNewswire/ — As 2015 comes to a close, AARP celebrates the first of America’s 62 million Generation Xers who hit a milestone and turned 50 this year by exploring what is important to them as they […]

Senator Klein Announces $100,000 in State Funding for Bronx Seniors Health & Wellness Program

Senator Klein Announces $100,000 in State Funding for Bronx Seniors Health & Wellness Program

Women’s wellness program aims to provide older adults with access to affordable, holistic healthcare   RIVERDALE, NY – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) announced $100,000 in state funding for the Riverdale Senior Services Women’s Wellness Plan on Wednesday. The announcement […]