Caregiving Is Tough, Here’s How You Can Balance Work, Personal Life & Caregiving

Whether you’re taking care of an elderly parent or helping out an old relative, caregiving is demanding. Yes, there is an option to hire a professional caregiver or seek assistance from a nursing home. Continue Reading →

Six NY State Organizations Awarded With Community Grants As Part Of Nationwide Program

Today, AARP announced six New York organizations will receive 2020 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest number of grantees to date with more than $2.4 million awarded among 184 organizations nationwide. Continue Reading →

Tips For Keeping Older Adults Connected

Connection and a sense of community can be critical to well-being as people continue to distance and isolate. It can be challenging, especially for older adults, but there are ways to engage, explore, and unwind. Continue Reading →

Disrupting Racial And Ethnic Disparities 2.0, NYers Of Color Face Inequalities From Harlem To Hollis

Older New Yorkers of color are more threatened by gentrification, more likely to skip prescription medications because of cost, more burdened by utility bills, and more financially squeezed by the responsibilities of family caregiving than older White New Yorkers. Continue Reading →

Macy’s And East Harlem’s Carter Burden Network Celebrate National Senior Citizen Day

On Wednesday, August 21st, Macy’s and the Carter Burden Network (CBN) celebrated National Senior Citizens Day with a full day of exciting activities for East Harlem seniors at the Carter Burden/Leonard Covello Senior Center (Covello). Continue Reading →

Senate Democratic Majority Supports Older New Yorkers During Older Americans Month

The Senate Democratic Majority will pass legislation today that will protect the rights and improve the lives of older New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →