Announcing our NEW Virtual Resident Family Action Council

Are you a nursing home resident, family member, or friend with visiting experiences? We need to hear from you! Our first council meeting will take place on Tuesday, August 10, 2021.   We are looking for individuals to share their experiences for the first meeting. ...

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