Issues: Aging

Legislative Report From Senator Jack M. Martins

Senator Jack M. Martins speaks about the latest issues of importance in Albany on his latest legislative report.

March 2, 2011
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SENATOR GOLDEN ANNOUNCES LONG ISLAND SENIOR GAMES

Brooklyn – State Senator Marty Golden (R, C) would like to assist the Long Island Senior Games Board of Directors in promoting the Long Island Senior Games of 2011. This is the thirteenth annual GAMES and they will run from May 20th through June 18th. The games are open to people fifty years of age or older and consist of over forty competitive and non-competitive medal and ribbon events. There may me certification in some events to allow the participants to qualify for the National Senior Games.

February 18, 2011
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Ball Decries Assault on Veterans’ Homes

Ball pledges to work to restore funding

February 18, 2011
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Putnam Community Housing Visits Albany

ALBANY, NY (2/15/2011) - Senator Greg Ball (R, C - Patterson) met with Dianne Chipman (left) and Connie Fagan (right) in Albany on Tuesday to discuss the impacts of Governor Cuomo's budget cuts on the Putnam County Housing Corporation, a non-profit organization that provides senior and affordable housing in Putnam County. Ms. Chipman and Ms. Fagan asked for Senator Ball to protect housing for seniors.

February 15, 2011
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Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Aging Senator David J. Valesky, Chair 11:30 AM, Monday, February 14, 2011 123 CAP

February 14, 11:30 AM - 11:34 AM
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Valentine's Day Treat for Seniors

Featured Play: "The Wedding"

A Dramatic pantomine filled with comical situations that could happen at a wedding!

A play filled with laughter, surprises, fashion and much more

Come expecting to laugh, cry, sing and dance!

Free Event for SeniorsGiveaways and Refreshments.

Sponsored ByHealthCare Partners, IPA

February 14, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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GOLDEN, MALLIOTAKIS FIGHT TO PROTECT LOCAL SENIOR CENTERS

Senator Marty Golden (R,C–Brooklyn) and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C – Brooklyn, Staten Island) recently held a press conference denouncing proposed cuts in Governor Cuomo’s executive budget that would result in the painful closure of Brooklyn senior centers. The governor’s reductions in Title XX would re-route funding that traditionally supports senior centers to other programs, unfairly targeting our senior population.

February 10, 2011
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Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Aging Senator Martin J. Golden, Chair 11:30 AM, Monday, January 24, 2011 Room 123 CAP

January 24, 11:30 AM - 11:35 AM
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Notice of Event Cancellation - Preventing Caregiver Burnout 1/27

Please note that due to the weather conditions, the event Preventing Caregiver Burnout will not take place today Junuary 27th and will be rescheduled for a future date.

 

January 27, 2011
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN ON THE ROBBERY AND ASSAULT OF JOHN AND LINDA NAIMO

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden, (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a member and former Chairman of the New York State Senate Aging Committee and the author of the New York State Law known as “Granny’s Law” today issued the following statement in response to reports of the assault and robbery of Staten Island’s Naimo family;

“It is tragedy that John, 81 and Linda, 75 were assaulted this past Sunday. It is less than two weeks since I made a statement on the assault and robbery of Brooklyn’s 81-year old Madeline Klima, and now, as a I did then, condemn this act of incivility and cowardice.

January 26, 2011
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Workshop for Stressed Caregivers - EVENT CANCELLED

Published by the Staten Island Advance

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A free, hour-long health workshop aimed at caregivers who might be experiencing stress caring for loved ones will be held Thursday. A Preventing Caregiver Burnout seminar will be held at the Forever Young Senior Center, 330 St. Mark's Place, St. George, from 6 to 7 p.m. The event will be hosted by state Sen. Diane Savino (D-North Shore/Brooklyn), partnered with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York.

For More information visit: http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2011/01/workshop_for_stressed_caregive.html

 

January 26, 2011
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IDC Members to Chair Legislative Committees

The Independent Democratic Conference today accepted recommendations from the Senate Majority that, in keeping with recent bi-partisan tradition, would allow them to chair legislative committees.

 

January 26, 2011
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January 14, 2011
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STATEMENT BY STATE SENATE AGING COMMITTEE MEMBER MARTY GOLDEN ON ASSAULT AND ROBBERY OF BROOKLYN SENIOR

“GRANNY’S LAW” WILL SEE JUSTICE SERVED

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden, (R-C-I, Brooklyn), member of the New York State Senate Aging Committee and the author of the New York State Law known as “Granny’s Law” today issued the following statement in response to reports of the assault and robbery of Brooklyn’s 81-year old Madeline Klima:

 “New Yorkers have again watched a coward prey, rob and injure a honest, hard-working senior citizen, because criminals find seniors less able to defend themselves. The video stuns and horrifies all of us, and at the same time, reminds us that there are evil people who find it acceptable to brutalize our senior citizens.

January 13, 2011
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Department of Finance at the Peter Cardella Senior Center

The Department of Finance will be at the Peter Cardella Senior Center meeting one on one with seniors to see if they qualify for tax breaks. Depending on your Adjusted Gross Income you may be able to reduce your tax bill by up to 50%. This is a FREE event.

March 1, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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ADDABBO WARNS SENIORS: BEWARE OF PHONY "POLICE CHARITY" PHONE SCAMS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Queens, NY, December 28, 2010 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., a member of the Senate’s Committee on the Aging, warns seniors in his district that while it’s the season for giving, they should be wary of scam artists pretending to represent various police charities asking them for donations.  The Senator received reports that such phone scams have been made to older members of his district during December.

December 28, 2010
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