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.
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 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.”
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.