In response to Local Law 97 of 2016, this report examines the extent to which unpaid caregivers' needs are met in NYC and identifies areas for further improvement. The study was designed by DFTA and the Mayor's Office for Economic Opportunity (NYC Opportunity), with input from the Administration for Children's Services, the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities, and community stakeholders including AARP. It was conducted by NYC Opportunity in partnership with Westat, a research and statistical analytics firm.
Press Release from the Department for the Aging and the Department of Health and Mental Hygience details weekly Falls Prevention Awareness Day highlights, including September 25 event at the YM&YWHA of Washington Heights/Inwood.
The Older Americans Act, Section 306 (a) (6) (D) requires area agencies on aging to develop an area plan (AIP) that describes their activities for the upcoming four years. This annual plan summary is a synopsis of DFTA's AIP.It summarizes goals, programming, and budget and service levels for the third year of DFTA's four-year plan.
This joint research report from the New York City Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence and the New York City Department for the Aging offers an in-depth look at intimate partner elder abuse in New York City. Includes statistics, discussion of types of intimate partner crime and of available services in an effort to highlight the need for a coordinated, multidisciplinary response.
This guide has been developed by the New York city Department for the Aging's Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP) to help older New Yorkers better understanding the health car coverage options curently available in NYC. Topcs include Medicare Parts A and B, Medigap insurance, Medicare Advantage health plans, Medicare Part D, Medicare Savings Programs, Medicaid, and Long-Term Care Insurance.