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En español | ALBANY, N.Y. - AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel issued the following statement today on the New York State Legislature’s expected passage of the aid to localities bill in the state budget for the 2024-2025 fiscal year:
The Hochul administration ignored serious problems with a state-funded program providing vital home- and community-based services designed to keep older New Yorkers in their own homes
NY state's own records show nursing home oversight program received 5.7K complaints in 1st half of '23
New York state is developing a Master Plan for Aging to meet the growing needs of older New Yorkers. The goal is to make policy recommendations on everything from resources for family caregivers to the availability of assistive devices such as hearing aids.
When lawmakers return to Albany in January, AARP will be there pushing for more support for the state’s 2.2 million family caregivers.
November is Family Caregiving Month and Military Family Month. As a family caregiver, you may be responsible for managing and administering lots of medication. If you have medications in your home that are no longer needed or expired, AARP Long Island encourages you to dispose of them safely this November.
AARP NY Urges More Support for Family Caregivers & Home Care, ‘Data Matching’ for Older NY’ers, Removal of ‘Age Cap’ for Earned Income Tax Credit
November is National Family Caregivers Month and AARPNY reached out to New York Legislators so they can share their experiences on being a family caregiver. 75% of New York’s unpaid family caregivers are feeling stressed by having to balance their job and family.
Lisa Fabin sleeps in her childhood bed with a baby monitor nearby.
AARP NY Supports Tax Credits & Cost-Effective Investments to ‘Disrupt Disparities’ Impacting Rural NY as Recommended in New Research Report & Policy Paper
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