The Annual Plan Summary is a synopsis of the Annual Implementation Plan and presents DFTA's strategic goals, programming, budget and service levels. This plan represents the second year of a four-year plan covering the period of April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2024.
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.
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.
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.
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.