Announcing our NEW Virtual Resident Family Action Council

Our first council meeting took place on Tuesday, August 10, 2021: View a RECORDING of the meeting* View the Powerpoint Presentation on NURSING HOME VISITATION* *This information indicates that outdoor visitation at a nursing home is always allowed.  To clarify:...

The Future of Healthcare – View Meeting Recording

Discussion About the NY Health Act, Public Option and Other Proposed Federal Health Policies MEETING RECORDING HERE PANEL OF SPEAKERS: • María Alvarez, Executive Director, NY StateWide Senior Action Council • Anna Kelles, Ph.D, Assembly Member, District 125 • Sean...

The FEDERAL COVID RELIEF BILL (The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021)

Funding for the state to balance its budget, and adds funds for office for aging programs. Total new national funding is $1.4billion for Older Americans Act programs, including nutrition services, home- and community-based services, vaccination outreach, social...

Senate EPIC Bill S4603 gains Assembly Companion A5422

StateWide has been involved with the EPIC program since the start, and while we assist enrollees every day, we also monitor changes to the program.  Now we have drafted legislation to correct some problems including reducing the age of eligibility, improving program...

Budget Briefing Recording- FEB 2021

Speaker: Deputy Director Gail Myers. 2021-22 analysis executive briefing (PP Presentation); Recording of the meeting; Budget chart