Issues: Aging

Senate Passes Valesky Legislation Creating “Gold Alert” System to Locate Missing Vulnerable Adults

Syracuse, N.Y.— Legislation sponsored by Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) that will create a “Gold Alert” adult alert system for vulnerable and elderly New Yorkers passed the State Senate today.

“Too many lives have been lost as a result of adults with cognitive impairment wandering from home,” Senator Valesky said. “The Gold Alert puts their safety, and the peace of mind of their families, at the forefront.”

June 16, 2010
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SENATOR KRUEGER & FELLOW DEMOCRATS RESTORE MONEY TO SENIOR CENTERS, AVOIDING DEVESTATING CUTS

For Immediate Release | June 14, 2010

Katie Kincaid | kincaid.nysenate@gmail.com | 646-784-0485

(Albany, NY) – State Senator Liz Krueger joined her Democratic Colleagues in voting to pass a budget extender which included a restoration of nearly $37 million in Title XX funds to be given to Senior Centers throughout New York City.

June 16, 2010
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ADDABBO, TITUS, LOCUST GROVE CIVIC & COMMUNITY BOARD 10 PROTEST PROPOSED SHUTDOWN OF SENIOR CENTERS

Queens, NY, June 11, 2010 – On Friday morning, June 11, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., was  joined by 35 Wakefield Senior Center members, NYS Assembly Member Michele Titus, Locust Grove Civic Association President Donna Gilmartin and Community Board 10 Chair Betty Braton, at a South Ozone Park community rally to protest threatened senior center closings during a tough economic climate and proposed state and city budget cuts.  The protest took place in front of the Knights of Columbus Hall, 135-45 Lefferts Boulevard, South Ozone Park.

June 15, 2010
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Legislative Activity For June 14, 2010: Senate Passes Legislation To Keep Government Working, Reduce Spending And More

The Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation to keep government working, preserving essential services used to support employment, health, public safety, transportation, and education related programs, while achieving nearly $330 million spending reductions to close the budget gap.

June 14, 2010
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Legislative Activity For June 14, 2010: Senate Passes Legislation To Keep Government Working, Reduce Spending And More

The Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation to keep government working, preserving essential services used to support employment, health, public safety, transportation, and education related programs, while achieving nearly $330 million spending reductions to close the budget gap.

June 14, 2010
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First Senior Spotlight Shine on: Lou Stallman

I am very happy to announce that our first ever Senior Spotlight award has been given to Mr. Lou Stallman.

Our first Senior Spotlight Shines on Grammy nominee songwriter, Lou Stallman. Mr. Stallman is a special Upper East Side senior who has recorded over five hundred songs, including “Treasure of Love,” “Round and Round,” “It’s Gonna Take a Miracle” and the New York Yankees official theme song. Lou is very active in the community and attends many senior and community events. In addition he has mentored a number of young artists including Jerry Potente with whom he is currently working on a cartoon project called CARHEADS™. He is also currently working on writing a broadway musical Mr. Potente. We are honoring Mr. Stallman for his commitment to the arts and his community.

June 11, 2010
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Legislative Activity June 7, 2010

The Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation to maintain essential services used to support health, public safety, transportation, and education related programs, while making significant spending reductions to close the state’s budget gap. Additionally, the Senate passed key legislation to make health insurance more affordable for individuals and small businesses, and reforms to presidential elections. Maintaining Services & Operations

June 8, 2010
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October 2, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Brooklyn's 4th Senior Idol Contest Auditions

“Sing. Sing a song. Make it simple to last your whole life long. Don’t worry if it’s not good enough for any one else to hear…” Wait a minute! Albert Asfazadour and his wife, Gail, want you to sing, especially if you’re over 50, but you gotta be good. That is if you want to compete in the Brooklyn Senior Idol, a homegrown version of American Idol for the 50-plus crowd.

September 12, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Aging Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., Chair 11:30 AM, Tuesday, June 1, 2010 Room 307 LOB

June 1, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Senator Saland attends the kick off of the Town of Rhinebeck's Senior Transportation Program

Among the participants are Tom Traudt and Marcia Diblasi, Chairwoman of Rhinebeck's Committee on the Aging.

May 25, 2010
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Free Eye Checkups & lecture at Maspeth Self Help

Senator Addabbo will be sponsoring FREE eye checkups and a short lecture about eye health at Maspeth Self Help on Friday, June 25 at 10 AM. Staff from pearle Vision will be on hand.

June 25, 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Aging Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., Chair 11:30 AM, Monday, May 17, 2010 Room 307 LOB

May 17, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Our Seniors Make Great Showing

I was recently afforded the great honor of meeting with a number of senior citizens from the 51st senatorial district who were visiting the Capitol to take part in the annual “New York State Senior Citizens’ Day Celebration.”

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May 6, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Aging Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., Chair 11:30 AM, Monday, May 10, 2010 Room 307 LOB

May 10, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Senator Suzi Oppenheimer Receives Partners in Quality Award for Her Commitment to Advancing Quality Services for Seniors

 

Senator is Honored by United Hebrew of New Rochelle and the NY Association of Homes and Services for the Aging

On Friday, April 30th, Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck) was presented with the “Partners in Quality” Award by the New York Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (NYAHSA) and United Hebrew of New Rochelle.  The award recognizes the Senator’s commitment and dedication on behalf senior citizens throughout her district and the state.

May 6, 2010
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