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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

Click HERE for full press release

FRAUD ADVISORY: Inspector General Warns Public About Caller ID “Spoofing” of Social Security Fraud Hotline Phone Number

Click HERE for full article


NY StateWide Senior Action Council Telephone Teach Ins.  If you missed any of the past Teach-ins visit to listen to a recorded playback.


September 17, 2019: Telephone Teach-in: Pooled Trusts for Medicaid Eligibility                                  

For a recorded session of this Teach in, Click HERE 

June 25, 2019: Medicare Home Care Benefits; Teach-in 6-25 Meeting Powerpoint Document

Playback Number: 1-605-475-6318; Access code: 624936#


May 21, 2019: New York State Department of Health Age Friendly Health Care Systems Initiative

5/21 Presentation Document

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


January 22, 2019: Helping Older Persons and Caregivers Obtain Community Based Services and Long Term Care


December 13, 2018: Oral Health and Older PersonsOral Health Care Among Older Persons 12-13-18 Presentation


November 28, 2018: Your Rights as a Patient in NYSPP Presentation: Your Rights as a Hospital Patient for Seniors in New York State


November 13, 2018: The Medical Marijuana in NYSMeeting 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.           

To view the REPORT from the White House Conference on Aging Event that took place on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, Click here

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