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.
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.
According to Local Law 97, DFTA must survey caregivers again in two years and every five years thereafter. As such, the ideas in this document are intended to be practical enough to be implemented, but fluid enough to meet the evolving needs and demographics of unpaid caregivers in New York City.
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.
This report is a response to Local Law 97 of 2016, which requires the New York City
Department for the Aging (DFTA) to develop and conduct a survey of unpaid caregivers, create a comprehensive plan that addresses the needs of unpaid caregivers, and to report on the plan's progress.
In compliance with the Identifying Information Law, all City agencies are mandated to submit the attached Agency Report to the Chief Privacy Officer, the Mayor, the City Council Speaker and the Citywide Privacy Protection Committee.
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.
An evaluation of the Homemaking Personal Care Program to look at the consistency and sources used for level of care determinations across case management agencies and whether clients are being assessed and linked to the full range of services that they may need.