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Census 2020: All Hands On Deck!

During our 2019 Convention, last October, the Census New York Regional Director, Jeff T. Behler, addressed our membership. He spoke about the challenges this year’s Census, and, he described a variety of ways that we could be involved in order to maximize community...

Health-Aide Shortage Stirs Worry as Medicaid Budget Gap Looms

By Roshan Abraham | November 27, 2019 A shortage of home health aides across New York state raised concerns at an Assembly hearing on services provided for aging New Yorkers last week. The hearing arrived as a $15 million budget increase for aging services began...

Demand for home care workers on LI is outstripping supply

By Carol Polskycarol.polsky@newsday.com  Updated July 30, 2019 9:53 AM Trina Tonorezos’ 71-year-old sister, bedridden from stage 4 cancer, recently wound up in a nursing home when she could not get approved for round-the-clock home care. She’d wanted to remain in her...

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