The city’s new menu requirements went into effect this summer and will affect millions of meals for older New Yorkers.
Some elderly Bronxites at NYCHA’s Throggs Neck Houses chose not to cast ballots as their longtime polling site moved across the neighborhood as a beloved senior center remains closed.
With two other pools due to close, it may soon be the only Parks-operated indoor swimming pool open in Queens.
After sweeping layoffs of judges who reached the standard retirement age of 70, state lawmakers step in — despite concerns that problematic people could remain on the bench.
COVID shut down dozens of centers for older New Yorkers, but they are starting to reopen. Providers and patrons testified to the crucial role of these gathering places.
Experts say New Yorkers should come with specific, explicit questions and plans on what to do next.
As nursing and long-term care facilities struggle with staff and finances exacerbated by the pandemic, a longtime Manhattan nonprofit is moving to sell its 105-bed nursing home and rehabilitation center in the West Village. And the would-be buyer has already begun making changes affecting personnel and patient care, workers and a recent resident told THE […]
The popular pandemic-inspired GetFood NYC program for senior citizens and homebound New Yorkers who can’t afford food delivery services will shut down when federal funding ends in October, THE CITY has learned. The de Blasio administration is working to make sure the people covered by the program are taken care of by other food assistance […]
The city’s 249 senior centers will completely reopen in two weeks and outdoor activities will resume immediately, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday. The announcement — via Twitter — came the morning after a story by THE CITY detailing criticism over de Blasio’s’s failure to unshutter the facilities, which serve as lifelines for thousands of […]
Senior center providers are in the dark on when the de Blasio administration will allow them to fully reopen, even as the city pushes for a major revamp of how the lifelines for older New Yorkers operate. The Department for the Aging (DFTA), which oversees the city’s senior centers, gave operators permission to provide grab-and-go […]