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
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.
Vaccines will be important tools in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Learn more about the vaccines and who is eligible to receive it now: Vaccine Command Center - Coronavirus (nyc.gov).
Older adults, learn more about the vaccine and get answers to your questions, by reading: COVID-19 Vaccines - What Older New Yorkers Need to Know. Available in 13 different languages and large print.
To ensure the health and safety of older New Yorkers, congregate centers are currently closed for in-person programming and meals are being delivered. To sign up for meal deliveries, call 311 to receive food through the City’s GetFoodNYC program.
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