Aging and Senior Citizen Issues

Profile America: Medicare Anniversary 

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

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.

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 […]

AARP Infographic

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 […]

AARP Teams with National Hearing Test to Provide Free Hearing Screening

AARP Teams with National Hearing Test to Provide Free Hearing Screening

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — AARP today announced an agreement between the AARP Hearing Center and the National Hearing Test that allows AARP members nationwide to take the telephone-administered test at no charge.  More than 37 million American adults […]

AARP Launches ‘Random Acts of Kindness for Caregivers’ Contest

Contest rallies people of all ages to #BeKindToCaregivers WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — AARP’s ‘Random Acts of Kindness for Caregivers’ contest is underway. The contest encourages people of all ages to recognize and reward family caregivers in their lives in small but meaningful ways, […]

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 […]

Seniors receiving Mother-Love, Father-Love Award

MetroPlus Health Plan Sponsors Mother-Love & Father-Love Awards Luncheon

On Friday, September 11th MetroPlus Health Plan sponsored the first Mother-Love & Father-Love Awards Luncheon at Lehman College/CUNY.  The Awards Luncheon was conceived to honor dedicated and loving seniors for their commitment to their community senior centers. Seniors who have […]