Issues: Aging

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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Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Aging Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., Chair 11:30 AM, Wednesday, April 7, 2010 Room 307 LOB

April 7, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Meeting with U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

March 29, 2010For Immediate Release

State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr. and the New York State Senate Advisory Council for Senior Issues to meet with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

March 29, 2010
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Senator Díaz Announces Restoration of Funds to Senior Centers Albany, NY

March 24, 2010For Immediate Release

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.

March 24, 2010
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Save Our Senior Centers - Sign Up

We, the undersigned, are concerned citizens who urge Governor Paterson to act now to restore the $25 million yearly support in Title XX funding for our Senior Centers in the New York State budget.

March 22, 2010
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Save Our Senior Centers - Sign Up

We, the undersigned, are concerned citizens who urge Governor Paterson to act now to restore the $25 million yearly support in Title XX funding for our Senior Centers in the New York State budget.

March 19, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Aging Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., Chair 11:30 AM, Monday, March 22, 2010 Room 307 LOB

March 22, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Sr. Announces Computer Lab, Van and Sound System for Bronx Senior Centers

PRESS RELEASEMarch 18, 2010For Immediate ReleaseContact: Brenda Candelaria- 718-991-3161

Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Sr. Announces Computer Lab, Van and Sound System for Bronx Senior Centers

Bronx, NY – On Friday, March 19th  New York State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr., Chairman of the NY State Senate Committee on Aging, will unveil new equipment for  senior centers in the Bronx.

March 18, 2010
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