Issues: Aging

September 24, 2009
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Convene First State Senate Aging Advisory Council

For Immediate Release  New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) will convene the first New York State Senate Aging Advisory Council on Wednesday, September 23, 2009 from 10:00AM – 2:00PM at the Council of Senior Centers and Services located at 49 West 45 Street in New York City. 

September 23, 2009
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SENATOR SALAND AND THE GREATER SOUTHERN DUTCHESS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCE THE EIGHTEENTH ANNUAL GOLDEN GATHERING AT ARLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL

            Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C Poughkeepsie), along with the Greater Southern Dutchess Chamber of Commerce will hold the 18th Annual Golden Gathering on Saturday, September 26, 2009, at Arlington High School on Rt. 55 in Lagrangeville. The event will be held between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

September 23, 2009
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Convene First State Senate Aging Advisory Council

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) will convene the first New York State Senate Aging Advisory Council on Wednesday, September 23, 2009 from 10:00AM  – 2:00PM at the Council of Senior Centers and Services located at 49 West 45 Street in New York City.  

September 23, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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September 22, 2009
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Ranzenhofer Holds First Aging Advisory Committee Meeting

Clarence, NY – Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer hosted his first Aging Advisory Committee Meeting last Wednesday at the Clarence Senior Center.  The Committee, comprising of members from various sectors of the aging and elderly care industries in Erie and Genesee County, will meet two to three times per year to discuss State issues important to preserving the financial and economic stability of the aging population. 

September 21, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN PARTNERS WITH THE VISITING NURSE SERVICE TO OFFER FREE FLU SHOTS

 Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) in conjunction with the Visiting Nurse Service, will offer 400 free flu shots to the community on Thursday, October 8, 2009 from 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 pm at the Bay Ridge Manor, located at 476-76th Street.

Senator Marty Golden stated, "I am proud to once again partner with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York to make available the flu vaccination to this community at no cost. It is so important that everyone who should get a flu shot does in fact get the vaccination.”

September 17, 2009
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New York State-wide Senior Action Annual Convention

As Chairman of the New York State Senate Committee on Aging I look forward to working with this grassroots organization of seniors advocating for seniors. 

October 13, 12:00 AM - October 14, 12:00 AM
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Senior Appreciation Week Press Conference

New York State Senate President Pro Tempore Malcolm A. Smith will be joined by members of the Queens Delegation of Elected Officials to celebrate the accomplishments of seniors during the 7th Annual Senior Appreciation Week, which runs from September 12th- 18th.

September 8, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Senior Appreciation Week Luncheon

New York State Senate President Pro Tempore Malcolm A. Smith will host a luncheon to celebrate the accomplishments of seniors during the 7th Annual Senior Appreciation Week, which runs from September 12th- 18th.

September 14, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Senate Aging Committee Hearing, Chaired by Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz held on September 8, 2009 Re: HR 3200 and its Impact on NY's Senior Citizens

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz joined by Senator Pedro Espada, Senator Marty Golden, and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo.  AARP members filled the audience to hear official testimony of several experts.

September 10, 2009
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HR 3200 Public Hearing Testimony

Written testimony from:Senate Standing Committee on AgingSenator Rubén Diaz, Sr., Chair HR 3200: America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 andIts Impact on Senior CitizensTuesday September 8th, 2009250 Broadway, New York City - Senate Hearing Room, 19th Floor

File: 
HR 3200 Public Hearing Testimony.pdf

September 9, 2009
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October 17, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST FALL PICNIC AT SHORE ROAD GARDENS

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) is announcing his plans to host a Senior Picnic in conjunction with the Shore Road Garden Council, in the Garden at 91st Street and Shore Road, on Thursday, September 24, 2009, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The event will feature live music and lunch will be served.

September 9, 2009
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September 26, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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New York State Aging Committee Public Hearing to be Broadcast Live

The New York State Senate Aging Committee Public Hearing, chaired by Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz, will be broadcast live at www.nysenate.gov.  The hearing will take place in New York City at the Senate Hearing Room, 250 Broadway, 19th Floor on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

September 7, 2009
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