The Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) provides low-income seniors with access to locally grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Eligible seniors are provided coupons to redeem fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farmers’ markets and farm stands.
To participate, fill out an online application.
During hot days, remember to drink plenty of water, stay in a cool place as much possible, check in on your older neighbors and friends, and wear light-colored clothing if you must go outside. Call 311 or visit BeatTheHeat for tips, updates and information.
Staying home makes all New Yorkers understand isolation, but for older adults, social isolation is actually a health hazard. A 10-minute phone call can help. Listen to our Social Isolation PSA, read by Lin-Manuel Miranda, to learn how you can help.
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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