Press Release: The New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) and fintech company SilverBills have partnered to expand DFTA's Bill Payer Program. This innovative partnership will help even more seniors quickly process bill payments.
First Lady Chirlane McCray, Department for the Aging (DFTA) acting Commissioner Caryn Resnick, and Senior Advisor to the Mayor and head of the Office of ThriveNYC Susan Herman announced today a $1.7 million expansion of mental health through the ThriveNYC DFTA Geriatric Mental Health Initiative.
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 Foundation for Senior Citizens (NYFSC) and the New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) held a press conference to discuss the expansion of the Home Sharing Program, announce singer Gloria Gaynor as the official spokesperson for the program and showcase a new advertising campaign.
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.
"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
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that Lorraine A. Cortés-Vázquez will serve as Commissioner of the Department for the Aging. As Commissioner, Cortés-Vázquez will work to advance DFTA’s mission to eliminate ageism, ensure the dignity and quality of life of older adults, and support caregivers.
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).
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
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that Donna Corrado will be stepping down from her role as Commissioner of DFTA. Caryn Resnick, the Deputy Commissioner of External Affairs, will assume the role of acting Commissioner effective December 1.
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 Department for the Aging (DFTA) joined Deputy Mayor Herminia Palacio, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Assembly Member Jo Anne Simon Tuesday to alert older New Yorkers about the mailing of new Medicare cards without Social Security numbers.
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.
This Administration is focused on making New York the fairest big city in America. Every decision in this budget was weighed on whether it brought us closer to that goal. Mayor Bill de Blasio presented New York City’s Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19).
The New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to celebrate Falls Prevention Awareness Day “Ten Years Standing Together to Prevent Falls” during the Manhattan edition of “City Hall in Your Borough.”
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced during a town hall today, alongside Council Member Margaret Chin, a dedicated team of 10 specialists within the Public Engagement Unit to proactively support the NYC Rent Freeze and Homeowner Tax Exemption Programs across the five boroughs.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced “Seniors First,” a slate of new affordable housing programs that will increase the amount of senior housing across the city. the City will double its commitment to senior housing over the extended 12-year, serving 30,000 senior households by 2026.