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.”
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.
(New York, NY) - This year on Mother’s Day, when we take the time to honor the women who have done so much to care for others, State Senator Liz Krueger urges us to remind these same women to take care of themselves by getting regular mammogram screenings. Breast cancer is the 2nd leading cause of death for woman, and while many women schedule regular screenings – including self examinations – more than 41,000 women die annually from this disease.
Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mammaroneck) today urged all women to give themselves the gift of peace of mind this Mother’s Day by scheduling an appointment for a mammogram. The Senator joined with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program in their annual Mother’s Day mammography campaign.
State Senator Mary Golden is announcing his upcoming 8th Annual senior fair to be held on Friday, May 21, 2010 at St. Patrick’s School Auditorium, located at 9511-4th Avenue (corner of 97th Street) to offer local seniors an opportunity to learn of the services available to assist them with their property taxes, their prescription drug coverage, their personal safety, and their health.
Senator Liz Krueger Marks National Healthcare Decisions Day by Signing Own Health Care Proxy
(New York, NY) Today, New York State Senator Liz Krueger filled out a Health Care Proxy to show support for National Healthcare Decisions Day and to ensure her own medical treatment preferences are honored in the future. National Healthcare Decisions Day seeks to empower individuals by raising awareness so that persons may start a conversation and discuss their medical wishes.
I, and many of my colleagues, have become frustrated by the lack of action on finalizing a budget. That is why we called upon Senate and Assembly leaders to immediately convene conference committees in order to hammer out our remaining differences and get a responsible plan approved.
Unfortunately, late budgets are nothing new in Albany. For decades, Republicans controlling the Senate and Democrats in charge of theAssembly failed to approve on time budgets.
Senator Díaz Announces Restoration of Funds to Senior Centers Albany, NY
State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr. Chairman of the Senate Committee on Aging today announced that the recently-adopted Senate Budget Resolution contains a provision, which he fought for, that effectively restores $25 million for senior centers in New York City.