Calling for Action on Improved Medicare for All – August 22, 2020

All across the country, advocates will be calling for federal action on Improved Medicare for All. Here in New York, StateWide Senior Action Council is part of a group planning action – and because we want everyone to be safe – you can take action from...

Time to Speak Up About Nursing Home Quality Concerns

The NYS Legislature will be holding hearings to review New York State’s rate of infection and mortality due to COVID-19 in residential health care facilities on August 3 & August 10.  There will also be a hearing on hospital care during the pandemic on August 12. ...

Changes to the EPIC Program

There are two important notices regarding the NYS Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage Program (EPIC) that we wanted to share with you. 1.  StateWide advocacy achieves results.  Until further notice, continue to use the 2019 EPIC Application . NY StateWide Senior...

Federal Economic Relief Payment Arriving Soon.

4/3/20 For most Americans, you don’t have to take any action to receive a stimulus payment.  The federal Coronavirus Relief bill included a $1,200 stimulus check for most adults and $500 per child that will be distributed by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS.)...