The Department for the Aging (DFTA) Commissioner Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez, State Senator Robert Jackson, and Assembly Member Al Taylor visited two senior centers to celebrate the diversity, activities, and health and wellness services that the City's network of nearly 250 centers offers.
The NYC Department for the Aging Annual Plan Summary (APS) covering April 2020—
March 2021 is divided into two principal sections: 1) Population Overview of Older New
Yorkers; and 2) Program Descriptions and Upcoming Programmatic Initiatives.
The New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA), Mayor's Office of ThriveNYC, nonprofit Services Now for Adult Persons, and nonprofit Citymeals held a recognition reception for Friendly Visiting Program volunteers who visit isolated older adults in Queens.
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 (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