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Extended Unemployment Benefits Available for New Yorkers Through December 2020

Last week the Federal enhanced unemployment benefits expired, erasing $600 weekly unemployment checks that had been going to New Yorkers...

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LIVE STREAM Virtual Mental Health Information Session Sunday August 2 at 9am With Mental Health Professional Gina Mckinney

During this time of the COVID pandemic and protests against police brutality many people are dealing with issues that are affecting them...

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Health and Safety Benefits of Having In-Home Care for Seniors

Sponsored by New York for Seniors | Home Care Seniors often experience different health challenges, including physical injuries as a result...

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CEO of Beacon Eldercare A Guest on VOICES of East New York’s Weekly Live Video Series

VOICES of East New York With Nikki Lucas went to its new live format today, Sunday May 3, 2020, and will broadcast every Sunday at 9am live...

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Ask Grandma to Dance to Boost Her Mood And Strengthen Your Bonds

Content Sponsored by New York for Seniors | Long Term Care (HealthDay News) — If you’re a grandparent, shaking a leg with your...

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NYC Giving 10,000 NYCHA Seniors Free Tablets To Stay Connected to Family

Mayor De Blasio announced that 10,000 seniors living in NYCHA developments will be receiving tablets through a partnership with T-Mobile....

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New York City Can Have Food Delivered To Your Door Via the Food Delivery Assistance Program

photo Courtesy NYC Taxi Written by Nikki Lucas, Community Organizer This editorial is to inform seniors and caregivers about the NYC Food...

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Five COVID-19 Walk-In Locations Officially Open With Seniors Receiving Priority Treatment

Five COVID-19 walk-in testing locations are officially open for those who are in need of testing.  Seniors, 65 years of age and older with...

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A Safe Option to Combat COVID-19: A Bio-Energetic System To Help Seniors

Sponsored Content – The Noble Touch We know the reality: Hospitals are over capacity and understaffed. Healthcare workers are...

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De Blasio Promises To Prioritize New York City Seniors on 311 Calls

Mayor de Blasio told New Yorkers that they weren’t alone in yearning for a return to normal, but he said there’s still work to be done...

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5 Foods To Help Boost Your Immune System During Coronavirus

During this Coronavirus pandemic it is more important than ever to eat healthy foods that contain Vitamins C and other vitamins. Everyone...

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What To Eat and Drink for Lung Health During and After Coronavirus

Coronavirus attacks your lungs, therefore it would make sense to strengthen and protect your lungs as much as possible. Although there are...

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5 New Coronavirus Testing Locations In Flatbush, Brownsville, Aqueduct, Jamaica, South Bronx

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, five new testing facilities are opening, primarily in neighborhoods where the need is greatest. A...

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Pandemic Adds to Challenge of Caring for Loved One With Dementia

Before the COVID-19 outbreak, Annette Adams-Brown’s 87-year-old mother was an avid follower of TV news. Now Adams-Brown has to...

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Healthy Eating

Don’t Abandon Healthy Eating During Coronavirus Pandemic

As Americans empty grocery shelves over fears of possible shortages during the coronavirus pandemic, one nutritionist says healthy eating...

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Free Meals Delivered Directly To NYC Seniors Through Senior Centers and DFTA

NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA) is making it possible for seniors to have meals delivered to their homes. Direct delivery includes a...

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Coronavirus Myths: Experts Sort Out Facts From Fiction

(HealthDay News) – The new coronavirus continues its steady march through the U.S. population, bringing with it a second plague:...

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How To Get Your $1,200 Coronavirus Check from The US Government

The US Government has created a $2 trillion stimulus package that provides families with checks for $1,200 or more, depending on salary and...

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New York City Coronavirus Testing Locations And Appointment Information

Below is a list of COVID-19 Coronavirus Testing Centers in New York City. You must make an appointment before showing up at one of the...

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Diet Mistakes That Steal Your Energy

By Dana Sullivan What’s wrong with skipping breakfast (or any other meal) if I’m not hungry? When you wake up in the morning...

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Foods To Ease Stress & Depression

Salmon for long term health By Rachele Kanigel Can the foods I eat really affect my mood? You bet. If you’ve ever recovered from a...

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Almost Half of Coronavirus Patients Have Digestive Symptoms

(HealthDay News) — Diarrhea and other digestive symptoms are the main complaint in nearly half of coronavirus patients, Chinese...

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Healthy NYC & New York for Seniors Health Fairs & Expos Are Cancelled Through August 2020

JIG Media announced today that all of its Healthy NYC and New York for Seniors Health Fairs and Expos are cancelled through August 2020. Be...

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Things To Know About The Coronavirus & Household Solutions That Work As Disinfectants As Per the CDC

How COVID-19 Spreads Person-to-person spread The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. Between people who are in close...

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HealthyNYC: New York for Seniors Health & Wellness Resource Fair June 11 in Bushwick/Bed-Stuy

New York for Seniors Health & Wellness Resource Fairs are FREE health fairs presented by ‘New York for Seniors’, its...

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Pre-Easter Senior Hat Pageant & Luncheon Thursday April 9 With Congressman Hakeem Jeffries and Nikki Lucas

See flyer and video at the bottom of the page The annual Pre-Easter Hat Pageant and Luncheon, created by Nikki Lucas, in partnership with...

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Study Confirms CT Screenings Can Cut Lung Cancer Deaths

photo from Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology By Rich Holmes HealthDay Reporter A new Dutch study is being hailed as proof of the need for annual CT...

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Socializing for Seniors Can Be a Lifesaver

By Chris Woolston, M.S. When Marge Burger’s husband died of a heart attack seven years ago, she made a sad discovery: Widows...

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Healthy Eating

The Special Powers of Green Tea

By Deepi Brar, M.S. Green tea smells different from black tea. And it tastes different, too. You might call it “fresh” or even...

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CenterLight Healthcare Becomes An Official Partner of New York for Seniors

Today it was announced that CenterLight Healthcare has come on board as an Official Partner of New York for Seniors®, the only hyper-local...

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