Monthly Archives: February 2015

New York State Information Gathering to Inform the White House Conference on Aging Webinar This is an important moment for New York to participate in the 2015 White House Conference on Aging and learn how you can provide input and … Continue reading

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5 Lessons on Love (and Knowing Yourself!) from Older Adults

Valentine’s Day has passed, but love shouldn’t be held to any particular day.  What lessons can we learn from those that have been around long enough to see and experience so much? In his new book, 30 Lessons for Loving … Continue reading

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Recent Media Coverage (Feb 6-17)

Op-Ed on Financial Elder Abuse – Safeguard Finances of the Elderly, Albany Times Union, Feb 17  Caregiving Award to Scott M. Stringer Stringer Caregiving Award Release Sinovision TV Report (Note: Report is not in English)  City Limits New York City … Continue reading

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NY – What’s the Point of a Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program if It’s Not Properly Funded?

The Long Term Care Ombudsmen Program (LTCOP), as required under the Older Americans Act, is the voice of residents and families of those who reside in State Licensed Long Term Care Facilities. These highly trained hands-on volunteers are often the … Continue reading

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Get Involved – 7 Urgent NY Legislative and Budget Priorities for Older New Yorkers

Call/Write and Partner with LiveOn NY, the NY State Coalition for the Aging and the Association of Aging in New York and urge your representatives to support these items! Budget Priorities Increase statewide funding for elder abuse prevention programs by … Continue reading

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LiveOn NY 2015/2016 Legislative Agenda

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Recent Media Coverage

Bobbie Sackman on News Channel 4 Mayor de Blasio’s speech focused on affordable housing. Bobbie Sackman, Policy Director at LiveOn NY was interviewed by Melissa Russo and discussed the impact of the proposed changes on older New Yorkers. LiveOn NY … Continue reading

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