Senator Golden Announces 10th Annual Senior Information and Health Fair

Martin J. Golden

May 18, 2012

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a member of the State Senate Committee on Aging, today is announcing his 10th Annual series of senior fairs to be held throughout his district, to offer local seniors an opportunity to learn of the services available to them to assist with their property taxes, prescription drug coverage, personal safety, access to City and State services, and their health.

The senior fairs will feature information and assistance offered by City agencies including the Departments for the Aging, Environmental Protection, Finance, Transportation, Sanitation, the Human Resources Administration, New York and Company, the New York City Police Department, the New York City Fire Department, and the Parks Department.

Additionally, Brooklyn Housing and Family Services, the Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York City, the Metro Card Mobiles Sales Unit, the Institute for Retirees in the Pursuit of Education, and other social service agencies will be attending. Free blood pressure screenings will also be available and entertainment and lunch will be provided.

Senator Golden stated, “I encourage the senior citizens I proudly represent to attend a senior fair and learn about the services available to assist them. I look forward to speaking with the seniors as well about the issues that are affecting their quality of life. Events like this further opportunities for our seniors to age with independence, dignity and choice.”

The three seniors fairs are scheduled as follows:

Friday, June 1, 2012, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

St. Patrick’s Auditorium

9511-4th Avenue, Brooklyn

Friday, June 8, 2012, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Most Precious Blood

Bay 47th Street and Harway Avenue, Brooklyn

Friday, June 15, 2012, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

St. Columba

2245 Kimball Street, Brooklyn

For more information, please contact Senator Golden’s office at (718) 238-6044.