January 17, 2023:
On Tuesday, January 10, 2023 New York Governor Kathy Hochul addressed the NYS Legislature and the people of New York State in the annual State of the State Address. Governor Hochul in her speech to the audience of legislators, state le...Read more >
December 08, 2022:
Governor Kathy Hochul signed an executive order to create the state's first-ever Master Plan for Aging to ensure older New Yorkers can live healthy, fulfilling lives while aging with dignity and independence. Signed on Older New Yorkers...Read more >
December 06, 2022:
Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC)
EPIC Helpline: 800-332-3742 (TTY 800-290-9138) https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/epic/ EPIC is a NYS program for older adults 65 and above who need help paying for prescription ...Read more >
January 11, 2022: New York Governor Kathy Hochul delivered her first State of the State Address outlining nine key components of her agenda for strengthening New York. Investing and growing New York’s Health Care infrastructure and economy top the list.
Other ...Read more >
June 14, 2021:
In a year where COVID 19 was a major thrust of both the budget and the legislative session after budget considerations were addressed, the NYS legislature actively made strides on Senior issues and one issue that has been a NYSARA prior...Read more >
December 03, 2020: Bobbie Sackman, Workplace Discrimination Coordinator for the NYC Chapter of NYSARA, is pleased to report two groundbreaking steps taken in 2020 by NYC government to address age discrimination in the workplace:
In July, 2020, the NYC Commission on ...Read more >
June 02, 2020:
The Senate and Assembly Majorities are committed to protecting New Yorkers' rights. Legislation passed this week will continue to protect the rights of New Yorkers during this pandemic. The bills passed by the Senate and Assembly includ...Read more >
April 20, 2020:
Because of the COVID 19 pandemic NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued an executive order concerning the June 23, 2020 primary.
**Pursuant to Executive Order 202.15 issued April 9, 2020, voters may request and vote via an absentee ballot for ...Read more >
June 13, 2019: In New York State, the best way to ensure that your health care wishes are known and followed is to use Advance Directives. These are legal documents that will speak for you if you are unable to speak for yourself.
A Health Care Proxy allows you ...Read more >
May 20, 2019: On Thursday the national Alliance released its 2018 Congressional Voting Record scoring each U.S. Senator and Representative’s votes on critical retirement security issues.
“Most politicians say they care about seniors on the campaign trail, ...Read more >