Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a member of the State Senate Committee on Aging, today is announcing his 11th 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, , 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, Brooklyn Public Library, representatives from The Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage 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, May 3, 2013, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
St. Patrick’s Auditorium
9511-4th Avenue, Brooklyn
Friday, May 10, 2013, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
St. Mary, Mother of Jesus, Lower Church
2311 85th Street, Brooklyn
Friday, May 31, 2013, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
2245 Kimball Street, Brooklyn
For more information, please contact Senator Golden’s office at (718) 238-6044.