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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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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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New ‘Wheel of Health’ Game Aims to Educate Seniors Through Entertainment

AlphaCare, a Magellan Health company based in Brooklyn, New York, has introduced a new, fun, and entertaining way for New York City’s...

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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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Wellness Resource Series Health Fair Coming to Sunset Park

On Thursday, September 21st, 2017, the New York for Seniors team, in partnership with AlphaCare, are proud to announce the upcoming...

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10 Smoothie Recipes Sure to Beat the NYC Heat

Fruit smoothies can be an easy way to nourish your body with essential nutrients. The best way to know the exact ingredients in your...

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The ‘NY for Seniors Magazine’ Summer Issue is Here!

As Summer continues to heat up, the New York for Seniors Magazine Summer Edition launches to tackle hot button topics that shape the lives...

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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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New York for Seniors Magazine Now Available in Digital 3D

By popular demand, the New York for Seniors Magazine is now available in a digital 3D version! Currently, the New York for Seniors Magazine...

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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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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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Congressman Ed Towns Hosted the Diabetes Awareness Health Fair Presented by AlphaCare

The citywide Wellness & Resources Series, presented by AlphaCare, kicked off last week with the Diabetes Awareness Health Fair at the...

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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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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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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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Seniors Come Out for Pre-Easter Luncheon and Hat Pageant – PHOTO GALLERY

Thursday April 13th East New York District Leader Nikki Lucas and US Congressman Hakeem Jeffries Host a Jam-packed Pre-Easter Luncheon...

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NYC’s Top 10 Parks for Reflection and Meditation

#1 – Brooklyn Bridge Park Some city parks were built to replicate rustic fields and preserve serene woodland. Brooklyn Bridge Park,...

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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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JASA Seniors Give Back To The Community

JASA, a New York City-serving senior agency, celebrated over 500 senior volunteers at their Volunteer Recognition Day on November 10, 2016....

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Section 202 and Mitchell-Lama Housing Programs

Section 202 Section 202, Supportive Housing for the Elderly is a program that provides housing for low- to moderate-income and disabled...

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New York for Seniors Magazine Winter 2017 Preview

New York For Seniors is excited to announce the completion of our Winter 2017 Edition magazine launching on Monday, February 13th!...

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Public Housing: How To Apply

What Is Public Housing? Public housing are apartments owned by the New York City Housing Authority that are rented to people with low to...

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Workplace Ageism: How To Identify Discrimination and Fight Back

What is Ageism? Ageism is the act of discrimination against an older person. This primarily affects people over the age of 60, and is...

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Tenant Rights: How to File a Complaint

Housing Complaints The Housing Preservation and Development NYC Program allows for tenants to file complaints against neglectful landlords....

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Knowing Your Tenant Rights: Heat

Tenant’s Rights to Heat Every tenant, in both private and publicly-owned buildings, must have heat between October 1st and May 31st....

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Access-A-Ride: Requesting Trips

What Is It? Access-a-Ride is an MTA run program that allows eligible people to be picked up and dropped off by Access-a-Ride vehicles....

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Having Troubles With Your Heating Bill? HEAP Can Help

What Is HEAP? HEAP, or the Home Energy Assistance Program, is a New York State program that helps low-income New Yorkers to afford their...

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