Sen. Krueger's Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors, Session IV - This Is Living: The Age Friendly Home

February 22, 2022

Senator Liz Krueger’s 2022 Virtual Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors

“Aging in Place: Living Well in the Community”

Session IV: “This Is Living: The Age Friendly Home"

Thursday, February 17th from 10 am – 11:30 am

The majority of older people want to age in place, which is possible with the right support and planning. This multi-part roundtable series will bring together experts and thought leaders to help us understand some of the vital components needed to age well in the community.

The February 17th Roundtable will offer information about creating an age friendly living space, and how to access resources to help you make the minor repairs needed to age in place safely. Additionally, you will hear about the Department for the Aging’s support programs, including fall prevention, case management, Friendly Visiting to reduce social isolation, and the Assigned Counsel Program, which provides legal representation in Housing Court.

The February 17th Roundtable features:

- Brian Pape, Design for Aging Committee, at the NYC Chapter of the American Institute for Architecture

- Eileen Mullarkey, Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Social Services, NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA)

- Laudrey Lamadieu, Senior Director Senior Services, Bureau of Community Services, DFTA

- Ygnacio Silvestre, Director, Assigned Counsel Project, DFTA

- Anna Martinez, Director of Project Equal Access, New York City Commission on Human Rights.

 

Important Links:

To view the Department for the Aging PowerPoint presentation, CLICK HERE.

 

-- COVID

Link to the list of Manhattan distribution locations: https://www.nychealthandhospitals.org/covid-19-testing-sites/#manhattan

Link to the NYC DOHMH incentives web page: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/coronavirus/vaccines/vaccine-incentives.page

 

-- American Institute of Architects NY

https://www.aiany.org/

212.683.0023

Aging in Place Guide for building Owners: https://46u0j30o449zq8181dfurbcj-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/AIP_2017_EN.pdf

 

-- NYC Department for the Aging

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dfta/index.page

Aging Connect is the New York City Department for the Aging's information and referral contact center for older adults and their families: 212-244-6469

DFTA Newsletter: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dfta/news-reports/newsletters.page

 

-- Home Repair Resources

New York Foundation for Senior Citizens –

https://www.nyfsc.org/

Home Repair Program: 212-962-7655

 

Met Council - Senior Repair Program

https://www.metcouncil.org/

212-453-9539

 

--NYC Commission on Human Rights

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/cchr/index.page

212.306.7450

Disability Brochure: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/cchr/media/brochures/disability-brochure.page

Disability Fact Sheet: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/cchr/media/disability-rights-factsheet.page

 

--Senior Resource Guide

https://www.nysenate.gov/sites/default/files/article/attachment/2021-2022_senior_resource_guide.pdf

Email to request a copy at lkrueger@nysenate.gov

Call to request a copy 212.490.9535

 

--Housing Ambassador Organizations

NYC Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) partners with community-based service providers in New York City who help people prepare and apply for Housing Connect affordable housing lotteries. Housing Ambassadors can provide information and assistance with the application process.

GOLES

https://www.goles.org/eviction-prevention-housing-rights

212.358.1231

 

Nazareth

https://nazarethhousingnyc.org/help/

212.777.1010

 

-- Link to Senator Krueger’s January 26th Advanced Planning Document Roundtable

https://www.nysenate.gov/newsroom/video/liz-krueger/sen-kruegers-roundtable-boomers-and-seniors-session-iii-advanced-planning

 

--Clutter Guide

https://www.nysenate.gov/newsroom/articles/2018/liz-krueger/what-do-all-stuff-best-practices-clutter-and-hoarding-2018

 

--Older Adults Technology Services (OATS)

Engages trains and supports older adults in using technology to improve their quality of life and enhance their social and civic engagement.

Oats.org

646.590.0615