January 20, 2022:
Franklin County Director of Public Health Katie Strack was special guest of NYSARA for a virtual Town Hall Meeting focused on Winter Wellness for Seniors on Wed. Jan. 12.
Not surprisingly, questions about the Coronavirus surge and the challe...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 >
November 22, 2021:
President Biden’s Build Back Better framework will bring down costs that have held back families in New York for decades by cutting taxes and making child care, home care, education, health care, and housing more affordable. The...Read more >
January 11, 2021:
Even with the hope and progress of the COVID 19 vaccine, public health experts and other policy makers are warning that this will be a cruel season. We encourage you to learn the facts, communicate with your health care professionals and se...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 >
July 02, 2019: Members of NYSARA participated in the health survey conducted by the CNYH. CNYH completed 2,409 Healthcare Rights and Access Surveys with residents all over New York State. CNYH trained volunteers on how to implement the survey, and collected resul...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 >