Senior Issues

WYSK: Kudos to Senate Democratic Leader  Andrea Stewart Cousins

WYSK: Kudos to Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart Cousins

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW : Kudos to Our Leader Senator Andrea Stewart Cousins By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz District 32  You should know that after many years of ignoring my proposals to protect New York State’s senior citizens, Governor Andrew Cuomo has […]

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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.

Michael Douglas To Receive AARP Movies For Grownups Career Achievement Award

Michael Douglas To Receive AARP Movies For Grownups Career Achievement Award

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — AARP announced today that actor, producer and Academy Award winner Michael Douglas will receive the 2015 Movies For Grownups® Career Achievement Award. The Movies For Grownups® multimedia franchise honors standout filmmakers, actors, actresses and movies that resonate […]

Assemblywoman Joyner hosts Senior Safety Awareness Day

Assemblywoman Joyner hosts Senior Safety Awareness Day

by · July 17, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Senior Issues
4TH ANNUAL ALL-STAR CHARITY BASKETBALL GAME  “RAISING AWARENESS FOR ELDER ABUSE”

4TH ANNUAL ALL-STAR CHARITY BASKETBALL GAME “RAISING AWARENESS FOR ELDER ABUSE”

On Wednesday, July 15, EF Sports hosted the 4th Annual All-Star Basketball Charity Game, spreading importance of community, youth and raising awareness on elder abuse. Over 150 community members, seniors, businesses, youth, clergy and elected officials were in attendance. The […]

NYS Congressman Eliot Engel opposes JCPOA

Fiftieth Anniversary of the Older Americans Act Marked By Engel

On Thursday, Congressman Eliot Engel (NY-16) marked the 50th anniversary of the landmark Older Americans Act.  President Lyndon Johnson signed this vital law on July 14, 1965.  The Older Americans Act funds critical services that help keep older adults healthy […]

Assemblywoman Joyner hosts Senior Life Planning Workshop

Assemblywoman Joyner hosts Senior Life Planning Workshop

by · July 15, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Senior Issues
Bronx Week Senior Day in Co-Op City

Bronx Week Senior Day in Co-Op City

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. partied with hundreds of seniors in Co-op City during the 2015 Bronx Week “Oldies & Goodies” Senior Dance and Luncheon on Thursday, May 14, 2015.

by · May 29, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Senior Issues
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

R.A.I.N. Agrees To Reimburse $800K in Misused Medicaid Funds

Attorney General Schneiderman announced a settlement with nonprofit Regional Aid for Interim Needs, Inc., (RAIN), a home attendant service provider in the Bronx, for the misuse of Medicaid funds. The Attorney General’s investigation found that, from 2003 to 2008, RAIN’s […]

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SENATOR KLEIN LAUNCHES BRONX SENIOR CENTER “LISTENING TOUR”

New Survey Gauges Most-Pressing Financial Issues Facing NY Seniors RIVERDALE, NY – Senate Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) Leader State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), joined by Assemblyman Jeff Dinowitz (D-Bronx), kicked off a month-long tour of Bronx senior centers today at the […]

by · February 21, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Government, Senior Issues