Starting next week, the City’s older adults, their caregivers, and nonprofit providers of community services will have the opportunity to voice concerns and suggestions to the New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) during DFTA’s Annual Plan Summary hearings in each borough.
The New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) is a recipient of an Administration for Community Living (ACL) 2019 falls prevention grant. An evidence -based program that reduce the risk of falls and fall-related injuries among older adults.
Press release announcing Providing Options to Elderly Clients Together' Clinical Service. The New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) and the Mayor's Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV) announce the launch of Providing Options to Elderly Clients Together (PROTECT). The collaboration connects older adults who are victims of elder abuse with mental health clinicians from Weill Cornell Institute of Geriatric Psychiatry.
The New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) has joined the New York State Office for the Aging’s robotic pet pilot program with the goal of fighting social isolation and depression among older New Yorkers.
The New York City Department for the Aging’s Geriatric Mental Health (DGMH) counseling program was honored with an Aging Achievement Award from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) during n4a’s annual conference.
Medicare open enrollment is underway, and the New York City Department for the Aging’s Health Insurance Information, Counseling, and Assistance Program (HIICAP) provides free and impartial advice to help older adults select the best plans to meet their needs.
Commissioners for the New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) and New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) were joined by the office of Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer to visit formerly homeless seniors at the Project FIND Woodstock Senior Center
"The stray-bullet shooting of two women inside their home is unacceptable and outrageous. New Yorkers of all ages should feel safe in every community — from Laurelton, Queens, to the Bronx." Department for the Aging (DFTA) Commissioner Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez