The COVID Crisis: AARP NY Provides Resources To Aid Veterans, Military Families

AARP New York is working to help Veterans and Military families amid the COVID-19 outbreak by providing free resources, important information about scams targeting veterans, and timely programming to meet their unique family caregiving needs. 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 →

Assembly Passage Of Bill To Stop Higher Mid-Year Prescription Drug Costs A Good Start To #StopRxGreed

AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel issued the following statement in response to today’s New York State Assembly passage of a bill to prohibit health plans from changing out-of-pocket prescription drug costs and other terms on enrollees in the middle of their contract year: Continue Reading →

Rep. Levine And Others Leaders Celebrate Passage Of Landmark Tenants’ Rights Bill

The New York City Council today voted to pass Intro 214-B, a landmark bill sponsored by Council Members Mark Levine and Vanessa Gibson, that requires the Office of Civil Justice to establish a program for legal representation for low-income tenants facing eviction in housing court within five years. Continue Reading →

NYC African American And Others Talk Retirement And AARP NY/Siena Survey In Harlem

seniors in harlemAARP New York and Siena College will release a new survey of New York City’s African American Generation Xers and Baby Boomers showing in stark and disturbing detail how the two generations are struggling to afford basic necessities, how unprepared they are for retirement costs and how little planning most have actually done. Continue Reading →