NYPD Gives Out Seniors Safety Bracelets To Stop Crimes In Harlem

NY Daily News reports that the NYPD is blowing the whistle on crimes against the elderly. The department handed out reflective bracelets that come with high pitch alarms to seniors Tuesday as it launches a new initiative to protect the elderly from an uptick in assaults. Continue Reading →

Council Member Mark Levine Announces New Constituent Service

Last week Harlem Council member Mark Levine hosted a ‘Rent Freeze Kickoff’ event at the Hamilton Grange Senior Center with the NYC Public Engagement Unit’s Rent Freeze team to raise awareness about the City’s Rent Freeze Program. Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day For Senior Moms And Fook Bank In Harlem

In honor of Mother’s Day, Edible Arrangements® is teaming up with Food Bank For New York City and will donate 200 cases of fresh fruit in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Checklist For Leaving The Legacy You Want From Harlem To Harare

A lifetime of hard work may have rewarded you with a nice home and hefty bank accounts, but what happens to all those assets once you’re gone? 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 →

Health Department Launches 2016-2017 Season Flu Shot Awareness Campaign From Harlem To Hollis

seniors in harlemThe Health Department today launched a public awareness campaign, “I Got My Flu Shot…Not the Flu,” reminding New Yorkers that the flu vaccine is the best protection against influenza and its terrible symptoms. Continue Reading →

Free Fitness Lessons For CityParks Seniors Fitness In Harlem This Fall

morningsideparkCity Parks Foundation welcomes all Harlemites and New Yorkers, 60 and over, to participate in CityParks Seniors Fitness. Continue Reading →

Employment Opportunity for West Harlem Seniors

seniors in harlemWest Harlem Development Corporation is happy to announce an additional information session for its Summer Senior Employment Program (SSEP). Continue Reading →

Carter Burden Center Holds Annual Senior Ball In Harlem

Carter Burden Center Senior BallOn May 14, 2016, over 100 seniors from The Carter Burden Center for the Aging programs in East Harlem and the Upper East Side enjoyed an afternoon of merriment, laughter and cheer at the elegant ballroom of Holy Trinity Cathedral at 337 East 74th Street.  Continue Reading →

Brewer Tours Senior Centers Launching Resource Guide

DSC02035Today, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer toured three senior centers, kicking off a citywide effort to distribute thousands of copies of “Age-Smart Manhattan,” her office’s new senior resource guide. Continue Reading →

Register For Seniors Fitness Park Classes In Harlem

edb381be-a3ae-4bb4-acad-ab3dde3dfe8bOnline registration is open for fall Seniors Fitness classes offering free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city.  Continue Reading →

Elderly Get Special Citymeals-on-Wheels From The Cecil In Harlem

Samuel_Tai Muhammed1Today one of New York City’s finest new chefs in Harlem, Tai Muhammed of The Cecil, prepared and delivered meals for her frail aged neighbors as part of the Chefs Deliver for Citymeals program. Continue Reading →

The Power of Aging Well Annual Health Festival In Harlem

Senior_Health_Festival_Jun-11A fun-filled festival with entertainment, art, exercise, and health screenings dedicated to our senior population with Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.  Don’t miss out! Continue Reading →

CCCADI’s Loiza Festival in El Barrio!

The-30th-Annual-Festival-Santiago-Apostol-de-Loiza-a-El-BarrioCheck out the Loiza Festival In El Barrio this summer at the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute in East Harlem this Summer.

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United Healthcare Hosts Health And Wellness Events For Harlem Seniors

senoirs in harlemAfrican American seniors in Harlem, New York are invited to attend an educational health and wellness celebration. These events, which feature keynote speakers and musical performances, are part of an event series created by UnitedHealthcare called A Better You. Continue Reading →