Demand for home care workers on LI is outstripping supply

Alma Gonzalez, a home health aide, makes lunch for client Pearl Gould, 89, at Gould’s Glen Cove home, on Friday. Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman By Carol Polskycarol.polsky@newsday.comUpdated July 30, 2019 9:53 AM Trina Tonorezos’ 71-year-old sister, bedridden...

NY StateWide Senior Action Council 2019 Convention

NY StateWide Senior Action Council’s Convention is coming soon, October 15-17 in Saratoga Springs.  We are delighted to announce our line up of speakers and our daily schedule. You won’t want to miss: NY State Senator Rachel May, Chair of Senate Committee...

Medicare does not give out DNA kits

by Lisa Lake Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Here’s one that goes to show just how creative scammers can be. The FTC is getting reports that callers claiming to be from Medicare are asking people for their Medicare numbers, Social Security numbers, and other...

StateWide coalition partners host a conference call with Senator Schumer

Mark your calendars! Wednesday, July 31 at noon. Sen. Schumer will be speaking to StateWide members and our partner organizations on the federal budget process, safety net programs, and Medicare/Medicare for All.  You are invited to call in.  Note: special call in...