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.
The New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) is a recipient of an Administration for Community Living (ACL) 2019 falls prevention grant. An evidence -based program that reduce the risk of falls and fall-related injuries among older adults.
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 New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) has joined the New York State Office for the Aging’s robotic pet pilot program with the goal of fighting social isolation and depression among older New Yorkers.
The Department for the Aging (DFTA) joined Deputy Mayor Herminia Palacio, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Assembly Member Jo Anne Simon Tuesday to alert older New Yorkers about the mailing of new Medicare cards without Social Security numbers.
Local Law 87 of 2016 (LL 87) was signed into law by Mayor de Blasio on August 3, 2016 and came into full effect on December 31, 2017. The law repealed the existing licensing structure for laundries and replaced it with three new categories: retail laundry, industrial laundry, and industrial laundry
In accordance with the Local Law 6 of 2018,this report is submitted by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on behalf of the Committee on Healthcare Services. This report includes detail on Fiscal Year 2019 allocations for healthcare services provided by City agencies.