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TAKE ACTION!

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DISCRETIONARY FUNDING ELIMINATED FOR FY 2021.  PROMISES FOR SENIOR CENTER FUNDING EXCLUDED

 

CALL Your Elected Officials:

  1. Mayor DeBlasio

  2. Your NYC Council Member

  3. Call the City-Wide Elected Officials

  4. Call the Members of the NYC Council Aging Committee

 

Click HERE for the MESSAGE to use when calling your Elected Officials!

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NY STATEWIDE SENIOR ACTION COUNCIL'S 2020 CONVENTION IS AVAILABLE TO VIEW ONLINE.

Convention Highlights:

  • Benefits updates and discussions - are nursing homes safe, what can be done to promote access to quality health care and minimize health care disparities, how to avoid scams and how to preserve Social Security and Medicare for generations to come.

  • Keynote speakers on how to discern "fake news" and know what sources, like StateWide are good resources, and hear from Mary Bassett, MD, former NYC Health Commissioner and an esteemed scholar on health care disparities. 

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The NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA) has published the  2021-2022 Annual   Plan Summary

This Plan provides a valuable opportunity for the Department to share its goals, objectives, and program planning with the aging network.  

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IF YOU MISSED THE LISTENING SESSION ON NOVEMBER 9, CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE RECORDING.

SPEAKERS:

  • Kathleen Otte, Regional Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS), within the Office of Program Operations and Local Engagement (OPOLE)

  • Rhonda Schwartz, Regional Administrator, Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)