Free Tablets Distribution

10,000 Free Tablets Distribution

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    The Department for the Aging’s free 10,000 tablet distribution will help select older adults access virtual programs, connect to online services and resources, and stay in touch with family and friends. Tablets are equipped with Wi-Fi internet service. Read more about this initiative.

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City Announces Community Care Plan

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    The five-year Community Care Plan will expand aging support services that support the independence, self-reliance and wellbeing older adults need to age in their homes and avoid institutionalization. The City will invest $58 million in the plan’s first year, which will help add more centers and services in underserved communities. Read more: Building Community Care

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    We have launched Ageless New York, a first-of-its-kind media campaign to combat ageism in New York City. Learn more and join the campaign by visiting nyc.gov/AgelessNewYork.

Stop Rampage Campaign

COVID-19 Vaccine PSA Campaign

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    Meet Rampage. He is part of DFTA’s new PSA campaign that reminds older New Yorkers about the threat of the coronavirus and the importance of getting vaccinated. Learn more about the campaign by visiting, nyc.gov/aging/Stop Rampage

Senior centers reopen
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    Older adult centers have started resuming in-person programming (outdoor and/or indoor). Some centers continue preparations to welcome back seniors. Please reach out to your local center for information on available services and hours of operation.

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