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Healthy Living

NYC Launches New Housing Portal for Information on Rent Freeze, Affordable Housing and More

New York City recently launched a Housing Portal, which provides links to information on affordable housing, rent freeze program for...

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Hospital News

NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst Earns “Gold Seal” for Excellence in Total Hip and Knee Replacement

The Hip and Knee Center at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced...

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Managed Care

A $300 Million Cancer Center Is Being Built In East Harlem

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President and CEO James Patchett, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and...

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Healthy Eating

Healthy Slow Cooker Apple and Pear Sauce Recipe for 2018

Ingredients: 2 lbs fresh apples, peeled 1 lb fresh pears, peeled ¼ cup water 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1 teaspoon ground flaxseed ¼ teaspoon...

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Caregiver's CornerManaged Care

Beacon Eldercare Opens New Office in Maspeth Queens Community

Beacon Eldercare recently opened a new office in the heart of the bustling pedestrian shopping hub in Maspeth, Queens.  The new office is...

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Featured News

NYC Has Development Plans to Create 121 Deeply Affordable Senior Apartments

Haven Green, an affordable new senior housing development will be affordable to seniors earning between $20,040 and $40,080 and include...

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Caregiver's CornerManaged CareUncategorized

JASA Helping Seniors To Receive In-Home Care Through JASACare

Many seniors and caregivers might know JASA as an organization that operates senior centers, but they offer so much more, including Home...

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Healthy Living

Bronx Health Center Gets A $1.2 Million Upgrade Funded by Caring Neighborhoods Initiative

NYC Health + Hospitals held a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week to celebrate the recent upgrade of a health center in the East Tremont...

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What is Medicare A, B, C, and D? Defined for New York’s Seniors

What is Medicare? Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with...

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Healthy Eating

Recipe: Guilt-Free Crustless Pumpkin Pie for the Holidays and Beyond

Ingredients: 3 cups Wholesome Pantry pumpkin puree 1 cup Wholesome Pantry unsweetened almond milk 2 Wholesome Pantry organic eggs 14...

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Healthy Living

The Healthy NYC Expo, Presented by ShopRite Kicked Off In Brooklyn With Important Health Discussions

On Saturday, Nov 4th, Healthy NYC kicked off its launch with a bang at the Healthy NYC Expo, presented by ShopRite. The event, held at the...

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Featured NewsHealthy Living

New York for Seniors Wellness & Resource Health Fair at Bronx Boro Hall A Hit With Seniors

NYFS Wellness Resource Health Fair Check out the NYFS Bronx Wellness Resource Health Fair that took place at Bronx Boro Hall in partnership...

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Healthy Living

Top 10 Superfoods for Seniors

What are Superfoods? Super foods refer foods that are loaded with nutritional value and contain powerful antioxidants. Antioxidants fight...

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CDPAP Does More With Less As It Enrolls Nearly 10,000 Patients Into Personalized Care Programs

New York’s Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP) has enrolled, in its nearly three decades of operation, around 10,000...

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Caregiver's CornerHealthy LivingManaged Care

5 Ways Managed Long-Term Care Can Dramatically Improve Your Life

Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) is a system that streamlines the delivery of long term services to people who are chronically ill or disabled...

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Featured NewsHealthy Living

NYC Senior Housing To Double To 30,000 Affordable Units According To Mayor de Blasio

“Seniors First,” 3RD initiative of expanded 300,000-home housing plan, will make 15,000 more homes age-friendly,’ build...

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Caregiver's CornerManaged Care

NYC Health Insurance: What is an HMO Plan? (Health Maintenance Organization)

Health Care is extremely important for New York’s seniors right now, which makes it even more important to understand the...

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Healthy Living

Flu Vaccine Available At NYC Hospitals

NYC Health + Hospitals announced today the availability of flu vaccine at locations across New York City and urges New Yorkers six months...

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Healthy Eating

Asian-Inspired Pasta Salad with Asparagus, Snow Peas, and Avocado

Ingredients 12 ounces whole-grain fusilli or rotini pasta 1 medium asparagus spears (trimmed, cut into 1/2-inch pieces) 6 ounces snow...

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BrooklynHealthy Living

PHOTO GALLERY: Wellness and Resource Health Fair in Sunset Park

Event: Wellness and Resource Series Health Fair Date: Thursday, September 21st, 2017  

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Healthy Living

NY AG Eric Schneiderman To Sue Trump On Health Care Subsidy Cuts

A.G. Schneiderman Leads Coalition Of AGs That Intervened In Defense Of Cost-Sharing Subsidies New York Attorney General Eric T....

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Healthy Living

American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Every year the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer hosts various walks in an effort to raise awareness of breast...

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Healthy Eating

Mint Berry Fruit Salad

This berry and mint dish is refreshing on a hot day or all year round. You can add citrus fruits as well. Partners well with yogurt and...

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AlphaCareBronxHealthy Living

SAVE THE DATE: Wellness and Resource Series Health Fair Is Coming To The Bronx

On Thursday, October 26th, 2017, the New York for Seniors team, in partnership with AlphaCare and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr,...

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Healthy Living

ENY District Leader Nikki Lucas Partners With The Healthy NYC Expo, Presented by ShopRite

East New York State Committeewoman, Nikki Lucas (District Leader), has joined the Healthy NYC Expo, presented by ShopRite, which is set for...

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Featured News

Elmhurst Hospital Adds 2 New Shuttle Vans With $100K Capital Grant Sponsored by State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky

NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst has added two new shuttle vans to transport patients and staff to and from NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens....

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Healthy Living

NY State of Health Announces Open Enrollment Dates for 2018 Qualified Health Plan Coverage

ALBANY, NY (September 7, 2017)- NY State of Health, the state’s official health plan Marketplace, today announced that the Open...

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Healthy Eating

10 Health Benefits of Walnuts

Looking for a quick snack that can help keep your weight down? Try walnuts! Just a handful is all you need. They are high in protein, low...

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Healthy LivingLifestyle

Top 10 Places in NYC to Watch the Leaves Turn

The city is buzzing with the best Fall events, but for many Gothamites, there’s nothing better than exploring our city’s fall foliage....

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AlphaCare Joins the Healthy NYC Expo as the Official Partner of the ‘Senior Center Square’

Brooklyn, NY – JIG Media announced today that AlphaCare has come on board, as the official partner of the ‘Senior Center...

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