Issues: Aging

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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Pamelia Woman Named NYS Senior Citizen of the Year

 

Dorothy Austin recognized by Senate for her tireless work, advocacy on behalf of fellow seniors

May 5, 2010
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State Senator Liz Krueger Suggests Urges New Yorkers to Use Mother’s Day As a Reminder to Schedule Mammograms

For Immediate Release | May 4, 2010

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

(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.

May 4, 2010
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Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz, Sr. to Celebrate Senior Citizens Day and Senior Citizen of the Year

May 4, 2010For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Cathy Bern-Smith (518) 455-2511

Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz, Sr. to CelebrateSenior Citizens Day and Senior Citizen of the Year

May 4, 2010
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Senator Suzi Oppenheimer Urges All Women to Get a Mammogram This Mother's Day

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.

May 3, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN ANNOUNCES ANNUAL SENIOR FAIR

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.

April 30, 2010
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Senator Liz Krueger Marks National Healthcare Decisions Day by Signing Own Health Care Proxy

For Immediate Release | April 16, 2010

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

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.

April 16, 2010
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Senator Johnson: Calls for Conference Committees To Resolve Budget Differences; Stop Political Games

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.

April 16, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Aging Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., Chair 11:30 AM, Monday, April 19, 2010 Room 307 LOB

April 19, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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April 12, 2010
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Senator Rubén Díaz to Chair Public Hearing on the Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act

For Immediate Release: April 8, 2010Cathy Bern-Smith, Policy Director: (518) 455-2511

Senator Rubén Díaz to Chair Public Hearing on theReauthorization of the Older Americans Act

April 8, 2010
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