Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities Lacking Access to Advocates

Office for Aging Facing Drop in Ombudsman Volunteers Many residents of long-term care facilities in New York state lack regular access to ombudsman services due to a decline in the number of volunteers and a severe shortage of paid staff, according to an audit...

Group working to help Central New York’s underinsured

By Stephanie Sorrell-White / stephanie@timestelegram.com Posted Aug 28, 2019 at 1:00 PM     ILION, N.Y. – Residents dealing with insufficient insurance or none at all may face a range of barriers, including the ability to handle the paperwork required to obtain the...

Oswego County Residents Discuss Healthcare

August 27, 2019 Kassadee Paulo (Left to right): Virginia Bough, Catherine Bucher, Mike Falonga, Marcus Harazin, Bob Sinacore, Lori Lyon, Stephanie Parrott and Mary Vanouse. FULTON – Some citizens of Oswego County met with two representatives of New York StateWide...

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...