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Edison Home Health Care: Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program

What Is CDPAP? CDPAP, or the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program, is a Medicaid-based program that allows individuals to be in...

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From Crown Heights To Civil Court: An Interview With Brooklyn Civil Court Judge Candidate Ellen Edwards

(Left to right) Ellen Edwards at the Brooklyn Diabetes Awareness Health Fair with attendee. This is a condensed version of the full...

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Understanding NYC’s Brown Recycle Bins

If you are one of the millions of New Yorkers who received a new brown recycling bin, then you may have a few questions. Here, we break...

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Understanding the Types and Symptoms of Arthritis

Arthritis is the name given to a group of chronic disorders whose symptoms include pain, swelling, and limited range of motion in one or...

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AlphaCare Bringing Wellness & Resource Series To East New York On Thursday, June 22

 AlphaCare is bringing their citywide Wellness and Resource Series (for seniors) to East New York, Brooklyn, Thursday June 22, 2017,...

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Wellness Fair At Brownsville Recreation Center

It was a nice midweek reprieve for the seniors who came out for a Senior Fair / Black History Month event at Brownsville Recreation Center...

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Featured NewsSpring 2017

Scott Stringer Calls For Strategic City Planning For Seniors

Recently, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer called on the City to launch an agency-by-agency, neighborhood-by-neighborhood...

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Bronx Boro President Ruben Diaz Jr. Brings Gospel Concert To Bronx Seniors

By: Angella Brown A chilly and overcast April Fools’ Day didn’t prevent scores of Bronx-area seniors from lining up in front of Dreiser...

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BrooklynSpring 2017 NY for Seniors Magazine

New Orleans Comes To Brooklyn At Tilden Center’s Mardi Gras Event

Photo: Assemblywoman Latrice Walker with attendee By: Angella Brown The good times rolled in at Tilden Senior Center in Brownsville,...

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BrooklynSpring 2017 NY for Seniors Magazine

Successful Health Fair In Sunset Park

By: Simone LeConte-Parker New York City is full of things to do and attending the Second Annual Community Health Fair in Sunset Park,...

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Healthy LivingSpring 2017 NY for Seniors Magazine

Spring At The Farmers’ Market

By Susie R. Spodek Finally, Spring is here! Enjoy the Season at a Greenmarket! There are more than 50 GrowNYC Greenmarkets located...

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Featured NewsSpring 2017 NY for Seniors Magazine

Interview With Assemblyman Felix Ortiz

Originally from Puerto Rico, Felix Ortiz has represented New York’s 51st Assembly District since first elected in 1994. During his...

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Freezing Rent With The Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE)

What Is DRIE? Disability Rent Increase Exemption, or DRIE, is a New York City based program that allows people with disabilities who are...

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Healthy Living

Tai Chi vs Yoga: What’s The Difference?

Tai Chi Tai chi first originated in China over 700 years ago. While there are many different forms of the exercise today, most focus on...

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Tenant Rights: Resources For Fighting Against Tenant Harassment

Many tenants will often assume that because their landlord owns the property they live in, that their landlord’s word is law. This...

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The Brooklyn Diabetes Awareness Fair on Thursday, May 18th, Launches AlphaCare’s New Wellness and Resource Series

Alphacare has officially announced its launch of its Wellness and Resource Series. The series will consist of a multitude of health fairs...

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Healthy Living

How To Treat Seasonal Allergies

With the arrival of spring, many of us are finding it hard to enjoy the warmer weather and blooming flowers because of runny noses, itchy...

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Homeless Prevention Programs and Resources

In the U.S, it is estimated that well over 500,000 people are homeless at any given time, with an estimation of 50% of those people being...

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Featured NewsSpring 2017 NY for Seniors Magazine

New York for Seniors Magazine Spring 2017 Preview

The New York For Seniors Spring Magazine has finally sprung! Launching May 8th, this season’s edition is brimming with original...

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NYC’s Senior Population Surges; Comptroller Stringer Releases New Report And Calls For Strategic City Planning

Original Media Source – NYCNewswire.com Recently, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer called on the City to launch an...

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Healthy Living

Aching After Exercising: Should You Be Worried?

As worrisome as it may seem, the soreness you feel after exercising is completely normal. So much so, that pretty much everyone who has...

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Learning About Anxiety: Panic and Social Disorder

Anxiety disorders are extremely common, affecting 40 million adults throughout the U.S. People suffering from an anxiety disorder,...

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Learning About Anxiety: Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Feeling anxious is a natural emotion. It’s a temporary feeling that is felt in times of distress, anticipation, and trouble. But, when...

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Treatments for Hearing Loss

Many Americans, particularly older adults, struggle with hearing loss. It is an extremely common problem in people over 65, and is often...

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Lifestyle

Wives’ Tales Debunked

Wives’ tales have been passed down from generation to generation, sharing timeless information from years past. But, how many of these...

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Lifestyle

12 Amazing Uses For Baking Soda

Baking Soda is cheap, versatile, easy to use, and can clean everything and anything you can imagine; from household items to appliances to...

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Healthy Living

Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments of Bronchitis

What is Bronchitis? There are two types of bronchitis: Acute and chronic. Both happen when the bronchial tubes, or the tubes that transport...

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Lifestyle

Do Diet Programs Work?

Diets are tricky. They’re often hard to stick to, have confusing guidelines and can be extremely time-consuming. Diet programs love to...

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Bone-Strengthening Meals for Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease is a central nervous system disorder that affects many older adults. Its symptoms include movement problems, such as...

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Senior Center Bill of Rights

No matter which senior center you attend, every center in New York must follow a certain set of rules and requirements. These requirements...

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