Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) will partner with the SHARE Cancer Support Group to host an informational forum designed to work within the community to reduce the mortality rate of women's cancer in New York City on Monday, October 19, 2009, at 7:00 p.m., at Our Lady of Grace Auditorium at 385 Avenue W.
The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce's low-cost health insurance program, Brooklyn HealthWorks, is proving it's the little engine that could! The program created for Brooklyn's small business community now insures more than 540 businesses including over 2,540 employees and their dependents. These record numbers come at a time when enrollment in other regions and other programs have stayed flat or have declined.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today issued a statement in response to yesterday’s failure of the United States House of Representatives to pass the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act:
“The members of the United States House of Representatives, who voted against the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, have turned their back on those who came to America’s assistance on, and immediately after, our Nation’s darkest day. The failure to approve this legislation sends the wrong message to New Yorkers and also sends an international message that America has ignored the service of their first responders and the health of their citizens.
Approximately 5.1 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease; in New York alone, it is estimated that more than 320,000 aged 65 and older are currently affected. On November 16th is National Memory Screening Day and free screenings will be offered at Lutheran Family Health Centers, Services for Older Adults at 9000 Shore Rd from 10 am to 2 pm. For more information visit www.nationalmemoryscreening.org or call 866-AFA-8484.
Lutheran Family Health Centers, Services for Older Adults
Brooklyn - Responding to notification from the New York City Department of Health regarding West Nile Virus activity being detected in parts of the 22nd Senate District, Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today issued the following statement
“This morning upon learning that the West Nile Virus activity was detected in parts of my district, I contacted the Department of Health and have requested that the Bath Beach, Dyker Heights, Gravesend and Marine Park sections receive additional spraying immediately. I have also requested that neighboring communities, such as Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst and Gerritsen Beach be scheduled for spraying as well, so to be proactive in protecting the health of area residents.”