The guide, created through a collaboration of the New York City Department for the Aging and the American Institute of Architects New York Design for Aging Committee, recommends residential building upgrades to accommodate older tenants and people with mobility/accessibility issues. By making these improvements, owners of private buildings can help residents remain in their homes as they age - safely, comfortably, and independently.
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.