John A. Defrancisco's posts related to Epic (Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage Program)

Senator DeFrancisco Attends the Senior Living Fair in Liverpool

State Senator John A. DeFrancisco attended the Senior Living Fair at Liverpool Community Church on Friday October 7th, 2011.  He is pictured with Arlene Bolton from the AARP.

Senator DeFrancisco on Your Voice As State Budget was Nearing Completion

The 2012-12 budget increases aid to school districts, provides Medicaid relief to counties, and restores funding to the EPIC program. It also is the second state budget in a row that spends less than the prior year. This is the first time that this has been done in 30 years.  You can hear more about the budget on this televised edition of Your Voice in Albany.  The video was taped on March 29, 2012.

Senator DeFrancisco Meets with Seniors at St. Daniel School in Lyncourt

State Senator John A. DeFrancisco spoke with senior citizens during a luncheon on May 4, 2012, hosted by the Wisdom People St. Daniel Senior Citizens Group. The Senator addressed ongoing state issues and provided helpful information on various state programs and services that are available to seniors.  About 90 people attended the luncheon.

Don’t Let the Tax Cap Expire: Let’s KEEP THE CAP!

From creating the historic STAR and Enhanced STAR programs, to enacting property tax rebate legislation, the Senate Republican Majority has consistently led the fight to provide hardworking families with property tax relief. 

Senator DeFrancisco Participates in Ribbon Cutting for Brookdale Fayetteville

Senator John A. DeFrancisco helps cut the ribbon to celebrate the renaming of Clare Bridge of Manlius to Brookdale Fayetteville. The senior living center offers independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing and dementia care.  Senator DeFrancisco is pictured with David Balliette, Executive Director of Brookdale Fayetteville, and Assemblyman Ale Stirpe.   

Senator DeFrancisco Schedules His 11th Annual Senior Fair for September 29th

State Senator John A. DeFrancisco will hold his annual Senior Fair on September 29, 2015, from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm in the Horticulture Building at the New York State Fairgrounds.  More than 100 representatives from state and local offices will be present to answer questions from senior citizens, and their caregivers, about issues concerning healthcare, housing, trasnportation, and much more.  In addition, free health screenings will be offered, as well as live music and some ligth refreshments. 

Senator DeFrancisco Sponsors His 11th Annual Senior Fair

State Senator John A. DeFrancisco is pictured with members of Crouse Hospital at his 11th annual Senior Fair, which was held on September 29, 2015, at the New York State Fairgrounds.  More than 100 exhibitors in all were at the event to provide senior citizens with more information on services that concern transportation, housing, health care, recreation, and much more.  Hundreds of seniors attended.