COVID-19 VACCINATION UPDATES
All New Yorkers age 16+ are eligible to schedule and receive the vaccines.
FEMA has extra appointments available for the Pfizer Shot. Call our Helpline at 800-333-4374 and we will help get you onto the list.
Vaccine Fraud Hotline. 833-VAX-SCAM or 833-829-7226.
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On March 23, NYS Attorney General James updated us on the initiatives that impact New York’s elders & their families such as:
Prescription Drug Pricing, Cyber Security, Opioid Crisis, Environmental Issues, Charitable Giving Tips for Consumers, Immigrant Rights and Workforce Rights.
On February 8, Assembly Member Ron Kim, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Aging addressed questions posed by our members & friends relating to topics concerning New York’s seniors and their families.
Thank you to all who joined us on October 13th-15th for our 2020 Annual Convention, held virtually!
In case you missed our convention or want to rewatch certain panels, all session recordings and speaker presentations are available online through this webpage. Just click on the day you are interested in viewing:
The schedule and speaker bios are also available by clicking on the Convention Information button (below).
NY StateWide Senior Action Council is pleased to announce a Discussion with NYS Senate Aging Committee Chair Rachel May on the devastating toll the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on nursing home residents. Our discussion was live streamed on Facebook on June 1st. You can watch the recording on our Facebook page by clicking on the button below. For more information and additional resources for the roundtable discussion, click HERE
María Alvarez spoke with correspondent Melissa Bromley about how COVID is magnifying already existing issues in how nursing homes are run.
Listen to the interview podcast by clicking the button below.
Conversation with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
On May 13, Senator Gillibrand addressed questions posed by our members relating to topics concerning New York’s seniors and their families.
You can listen to the Conversation with Senator Gillibrand (recording) here.