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.
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.
Pursuant to the Units of Appropriation 102 and 112 of the fiscal year 2018 budget agreement, this report provides information on the average cycle times for service sought, disaggregated by service type, for each Department of Health and Mental Hygiene clinic in calendar year 2019.
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 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.
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.