As temperatures rise, so do the risks to older adults. Remember to keep out of the sun, drink lots of water, take it easy, and turn on air conditioners. And don’t forget to be a buddy by checking on older neighbors and family. Explore tips to beat the heat.
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Home sharing is a free and safe way to match older New Yorkers with housemates to split expenses. At least one person in the pair must be 60 or older. For more information, call 311 or visit New York Foundation for Senior Citizens.
The Bill Payer Program helps eligible older adults organize and review their household bills and can eliminate the need for check-writing tasks. A trusted Bill Payer staffer will come to your home to get started.
Our home-delivered meals program now offers halal meals in parts of Brooklyn through a partnership between JASA and COPO. Halal meals provide diverse, nutritious options for homebound older adults. For more information, call 311 and ask for the JASA case management program in Brooklyn.