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October 2018

Twelfth Annual Senior Resource Fair

My twelfth annual Senior Resource Fair will take place Thursday, October 18th from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Temple Emanu-El, One East 65th Street (at Fifth Avenue). Over 500 people attended last year’s event.  This year we will have over 50 exhibitors from non-profits and city and state agencies with information for Older Adults. Admission is free.  Light refreshments will be served. NO RSVP NECESSARY. For further information, call (212) 490-9535.

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November 2018

Flu Vaccines For Adults

Sponsored by Mount Sinai. To register, please call 212-490-9535 or email gresham@nysenate.gov.

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Later Life Planning Series – Session I

In November, I will be hosting a three-part series addressing issues in later life planning, designed to offer key information and tools necessary to navigate later life planning for you and your loved ones. Session I: Thursday, November 8th – Medicare and Social Security. Speakers: Eric Hausman, HIICAP Outreach Coordinator, NYC Department for the Aging Michael Martin, Principal, Marius Wealth Management All sessions will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at New York Presbyterian, Belfer Research Building, 413 East 69th Street, between York and First Avenues.  Space is limited so please RSVP.  To RSVP for each session, or for…

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Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors – Session I, Ageism

Myths, Facts and Possibilities: Five-Part Boomer & Senior Roundtable Series Everyone has opinions about older people and what getting older means. We invite you to dispel myths about aging, change the conversation about older people, and learn strategies to make positive changes in your community so that you can live well into older age. • Session I, Ageism Ashton Applewhite, ageism activist, author of This Chair Rocks PLEASE RSVP – Space is limited Via email at liz@lizkrueger.com or by phone at 212-490-9535.

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Later Life Planning Series – Session II

In November, I will be hosting a three-part series addressing issues in later life planning, designed to offer key information and tools necessary to navigate later life planning for you and your loved ones. Session II: Thursday, November 15th – Important Documents: Wills, Health Care Proxies, Living Wills and Power of Attorney Speakers: Michael Bond, Law Office of Michael Bond Lisa Rachmuth, LMSW, Deputy Director of Elder Abuse MDTs, NYC Elder Abuse Center Peg Horan, LMSW, Senior Program Coordinator for Elder Abuse MDTS, NYC Elder Abuse Center All sessions will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at New York…

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Later Life Planning Series – Session III

In November, I will be hosting a three-part series addressing issues in later life planning, designed to offer key information and tools necessary to navigate later life planning for you and your loved ones. Session III: Thursday, November 29th – Palliative Care, Hospice and Sharing with Your Family Speakers from Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine: Dr. Ronald Adelman and Dr. Mark Lachs, Co-chiefs Dr. Randi Diamond, Palliative Care Attending Physician Elizabeth Schack, Palliative Care GNP Chaplain Jeanmarie Walsh All sessions will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at New York Presbyterian, Belfer Research Building,…

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December 2018

Tenants’ Rights & Advocacy in a Critical Year

New York State's rent laws are expiring in June 2019. I will be hosting an event to help New Yorkers learn about their rights and join the fight to strengthen the laws. The event will start with a discussion on rent law renewal with Mike McKee of TenantsPAC and Delsenia Glover of Tenants and Neighbors, followed by four workshops: Basics of Rent Regulation, If Your Landlord Wants You Out, How To Get Repairs & Improve Building Conditions, and Housing Resources for Older Adults & People with Disabilities. The event will take place on Wednesday, December 5th, from 6pm to 8:30pm at CUNY Graduate Center,…

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Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors – Session II, How Older Adults are Portrayed in the Media

Myths, Facts and Possibilities: Five-Part Boomer & Senior Roundtable Series Everyone has opinions about older people and what getting older means. We invite you to dispel myths about aging, change the conversation about older people, and learn strategies to make positive changes in your community so that you can live well into older age. • Session II, How Older Adults are Portrayed in the Media Dori Block, journalist John Leland, New York Times metro reporter, author of Happiness is a Choice You Make PLEASE RSVP – Space is limited Via email at liz@lizkrueger.com or by phone at 212-490-9535.

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March 2019

NY State Budget Forum

The New York State budget for 2019-2020 is being negotiated in Albany right now. The process began with the release of the Governor’s Executive Budget Proposal, and will culminate with a final budget passed by April 1st. Join your neighbors to share your opinions about budget priorities. Anyone is welcome to offer oral or written testimony. If you would like to speak, please indicate it when you RSVP at the link below. Each speaker will have up to three (3) minutes to speak. Time limits will be strictly enforced. Written testimony can be submitted via email ahead of or after…

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Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors – Session III, Loneliness

Myths, Facts and Possibilities: Five-Part Boomer & Senior Roundtable Series Everyone has opinions about older people and what getting older means. We invite you to dispel myths about aging, change the conversation about older people, and learn strategies to make positive changes in your community so that you can live well into older age. • Session III, Loneliness Lauren Goldman, Deputy Volunteer Director, Friendly Visitors Program, Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Lindsay Goldman, LMSW, Director, Healthy Aging, NY Academy of Medicine Jacqueline Berman, PhD, Director of Research, NYC Department for the Aging Manou Pardasani, PhD, Associate Professor, Fordham Graduate School of…

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