New Research Report: New York’s Older Population is Booming Christian González-Rivera, Senior Researcher, Center for an Urban Future
Lawmakers Reintroduce the New York Health Act; Advocates Celebrate Inclusion of Long-Term Care and Support Services
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FRAUD ADVISORY: Inspector General Warns Public About Caller ID “Spoofing” of Social Security Fraud Hotline Phone Number
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NY StateWide Senior Action Council Telephone Teach Ins. If you missed any of the past Teach-ins visit nysenior.org to listen to a recorded playback.
For an unofficial list of non-profit organizations in New York State that offer pooled Supplemental Needs Trusts (or similar services) to people with disabilities, Click HERE
For a recorded session of this Teach in, Click HERE
Playback Number: 1-605-475-6318; Access code: 624936#
May 21, 2019: New York State Department of Health Age Friendly Health Care Systems Initiative
April 29, 2019: New Ombudsman Program to Help Persons with Substance Use Disorders or Mental Health Problems, April 29 Presentation document
March 19, 2019: Obtaining Medicaid Long Term Care Servie: The Role of Managed Long Term Care Plans and how the Independent Consumer Advocacy Network helps Consumers with Questions or Problems
February 5, 2019: Helping Older Persons and Caregivers Deal with Nursing Home Problems: the Role of the Long Term Care Ombudsman, Feb 5, Teach-in Presentation Document
January 22, 2019: Helping Older Persons and Caregivers Obtain Community Based Services and Long Term Care, January 22 Presentation document
December 13, 2018: Oral Health and Older Persons, Oral Health Care Among Older Persons 12-13-18 Presentation
November 28, 2018: Your Rights as a Patient in NYS, PP Presentation: Your Rights as a Hospital Patient for Seniors in New York State
November 13, 2018: The Medical Marijuana in NYS, Meeting Presentation Document: Medical Marijuana in New York
September 25, 2018: Learn How to Detect Fraud, Errors and Abuse in Medicare and Medicaid
StateWide Hospital Patient Rights Tool Kit
To empower patients and their families, StateWide has developed a Hospital Consumer Rights Kit. Call 1-800-333-4374 to request a copy, or CLICK HERE to download brochure copies.
Seniors Living Close to the Edge of Poverty
Read the Insecurity Report: LIVING BELOW THE LINE: ECONOMIC INSECURITY AMONG NEW YORK’S ELDERS. Click HERE for the report. View Kings County 2016 Elder Economic Security Index HERE.