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.
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.
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
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