Q & A With Brookdale Chairman of Dept. of Medicine Dr. David Rose

By Julia Chance What are some misconceptions about senior health care? The thing that concerns us the most is that when people feel well, they feel as though they don’t really need to go to the doctor. There are many illnesses that don’t have symptoms early on. The three common ones are heart disease, high […]

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Senator James Sanders, Jr. Discusses Senior Initiatives

Brooklyn and Queens have the largest senior population in New York City what initiatives does your office have to meet the needs of our seniors? Senator Sanders identified that often times our Seniors have many needs, usually surrounding the areas of social, healthcare or finance in which they require assistance. To address these issues, Senator […]

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It Pays To Take Care of Elderly Relatives Through CDPAS Program

What is CDPAS? The Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Services, or CDPAS, is a Medicaid program that provides medical and aide services for individuals who are disabled or suffering from a chronic illness. These services are provided by caregivers, such as home attendants, home health aides, or nurses. CDPAS allows recipients the freedom to manage their […]

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Pastor Clinton Miller Shares His Vision for NY Seniors

For 15 years, Brown Memorial Baptist Church has been under the helm of a neighborhood kid. Born and raised in Brooklyn and a graduate of nearby Bishop Loughlin High School, Pastor Clinton Miller has lead his 800+ strong Clinton Hill, Brooklyn congregation with a steady hand and a focus on community.  This has proven to […]

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How One Brooklyn Senior Center is Bridging Cultures

In the Brooklyn neighborhood of Sunset Park, the NYU Lutheran Sunset Park Neighborhood Senior Center has been serving its senior community for over 30 years. The center offers a wide variety of free programs, activities, and support services. The center is open to seniors residing both in and outside of the neighborhood, servicing over 800 […]

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