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A Shoulder To Lean On For Caregivers Of Persons With Dementia...

Are you caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia? You're not alone. This November has been National Alzheimer's Awareness and Caregiver...

City Council Speaker Tours Southern Brooklyn Senior Centers

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Councilman Mark Treyger toured local senior centers, health facilities, and community hubs earlier this week to bring attention...

More ‘Mobi’ Mats Coming To Coney Island This Summer

The parks department will be adding additional beach mats in Coney Island this summer in order to provide greater accessibility for seniors and the...

Deutsch Bill Would Protect Seniors From Telephone Scams

To protect the elderly from a surge in telephone scams, City Councilman Chaim Deutsch has introduced legislation requiring the Department of Consumer Affairs to...

Caring For Our Seniors: Upcoming Events In The Neighborhood

The pressures of medical bills, rent, and other expenses on our seniors can cause a great amount of stress -- especially to those who...

Illegal Conversion Crackdown: Bill Would Fine Landlords & Use Funds To...

https://twitter.com/DanaNews12/status/664100098062852097 Councilman Vincent Gentile joined with Assemblyman Peter Abbate and newly elected Assemblywoman Pamela Harris in Dyker Heights last week to announce legislation in the works intended...

‘Brooklyn Senior Idol’ Resolves Dispute Over Use Of ‘Idol’ Brand

The production company behind reality TV show "American Idol" has dropped the request that its name be kept out of a Brooklyn singing competition for...

Local Pols Stand Up For Seniors And Disabled Tenants Erroneously Disqualified...

Legislation sponsored by Southern Brooklyn Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz and State Senator Diane Savino could spare more than 5,000 seniors and disabled residents from being disqualified...

Local Pols Stand Up For Seniors And Disabled Tenants Erroneously Disqualified...

Legislation sponsored by Southern Brooklyn Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz and State Senator Diane Savino could spare more than 5,000 seniors and disabled residents from being disqualified...

Irwin Meyer, 96-Year-Old Leader Of Kings County American Legion Post Band,...

Irwin Meyer, 96, of East 21st Street, died May 19, three days after being struck by a car around the corner from his home. Meyer...

Golden Passes Bill Providing Greater Tax Relief To Seniors

The New York State Senate passed legislation sponsored by Senator Martin J. Golden today that would raise the maximum income requirements for seniors to be...

Bay Parkway Merchants Thank Captain Taylor: ‘We Can Open Our Doors...

Peace and quiet has returned to Bay Parkway, say business owners on the commercial strip. The merchants commended Captain William Taylor and members of the 62nd Precinct Monday...

Accused Of Harassing Seniors, 13-Year-Olds Arrested In Seth Low Park

A dramatic scene unfolded at Seth Low Park Friday when two 13-year-old boys, accused of throwing rocks and spitting at seniors that congregate near the...

Assemblymember Simon Pushes Bill To Study The Effects Of Long-Term Care...

In the wake of the situation at the Prospect Park Residence, an assisted living facility whose owner attempted to sell it, giving elderly residents...

Colton To Host Seminar On Preparing For Retirement On Thursday, April...

Planning for retirement can be a dizzying maze of finances and paperwork. That's why Assemblyman William Colton is teaming up with the Russian-American Community Coalition (RACCNY)...