Andrea Stewart-Cousins's posts related to Seniors


             Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D/ WF, 35th District) and Assemblyman Mike Spano (D-C-WF, Yonkers)  hosted their annual Senior Health Fair at Coyne Park Senior Center on Thursday, October 22.  Yonkers senior citizens who attended the event were met by several medical providers with important information and services as well as influenza and pneumonia shots administered by the Westchester County Department of Health.


Family-to-Family Holiday Celebration in Yonkers

(35th District, NY) – The generosity and good cheer of the holiday season was evident today as State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins hosted a special Family to Family Holiday Celebration today at the Riverfront Library in the City of Yonkers.


Westchester Herald: Senator Stewart-Cousins Informs Grandparent Caregivers About Financial Assistance Program

Westchester Herald (March 15, 2010)

Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins, in partnership with the Kinship Caregiver Program, is working to inform residents about financial assistance available to grandparents and other relatives raising children. The individuals currently enrolled in the program receive an average of $400 per month to care for a child and $150 for any additional children. However, due to limited awareness about this program, it is estimated that only 10% of New Yorkers who qualify for assistance apply to the program…


LoHud: Stewart-Cousins: Restore STAR Rebates For Seniors

One of the main budget battles now appears to be the fight over whether to restore STAR property-tax rebate checks to seniors in the budget.

The idea has been knocked by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. David Paterson, but Senate Democrats continue to seek $500 million in property-tax relief in this year’s budget.

Sen. Andrea-Stewart Cousins, D-Yonkers, said “restoring the senior STAR rebate program, which I believe is a critical component that must be included in the final budget agreement.”


Celebrating "Senior Week" with Dobbs Ferry Seniors

For the sixth year in a row, Senator Stewart-Cousins joined the senior citizens in Dobbs Ferry for their annual Senior Week celebration at the Embassy Community Center on Palisade Ave. During the lunchtime visit, the Senator and other guests were treated to a performance by the Dobbs Ferry High School Step Team.

Senator Attends "Spring Fling" with The Tarrytown Seniors

Senator Stewart-Cousins enjoyed lunch at the Tarrytown Senior Spring Fling at the Tappan Hill restaurant, capping off another annual tradition.

Visiting Senior Citizens in New Rochelle

Senator Stewart-Cousins visited some of her new constituents at the Hugh Doyle Senior Center in New Rochelle.

Dominick DeGorge of Dobbs Ferry Turns 99!

Leader Stewart-Cousins sings "Happy Birthday" to Dominick DeGorge on his 99th Birthday at the Dobbs Ferry Annual Senior Citizen Week.

Greenburgh Resident John Stroud Turns 100!

Leader Stewart-Cousins wished Greenburgh resident John Stroud a Happy 100th Birthday in Elmsford, NY on May 26th.