COVID-19 updated information and Montefiore
Doctor Video Visits
to Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz Jr.,
"Senior citizens are important members of our community who
have contributed positive values into today's society..."
The Bronx Senior Resource Guide is a
comprehensive publication that will provide a wide variety
of services that will make your life a little easier.
Get Cool NYC: Mayor de Blasio updated New Yorkers on
the City’s efforts to keep vulnerable New Yorkers cool
indoors this summer.
The City of New York has developed a
for New Yorkers with Disabilities during
COVID-19. Information includes Food/Supply Delivery,
Social Security/Medicaid Benefits, and Home Healthcare
South Bronx superintendent
serves homemade food to elderly
neighbors to help them through COVID-19 crisis. Michael Looch says he starts
to prep in the morning for his lunch
deliveries. He says every day there is
something new on the menu. Read the news12
Riverdale Senior Services has
some resources to
pass the time, but help you learn
just have fun.
New Items added Each Friday:exercise workouts,
entertainment, Games and
Classes all now online.
Riverdale Senior Services
will be closed until further
RSS will no longer be providing meals. The
Department of Aging will be delivering meals directly to
your home. If you are 60 or over or know a
person 60 or over, have little or no access to food and in
need of a home delivery, please let us know.
Grab and Go Meals for Seniors are available
Visit NYRR Striders at Home to keep physically and
mentally strong, especially in the wake of COVID-19.
Find some workouts for adults of all ages to keep active
Find a senior center in the Bronx and provide you or
your loved ones an opportunity to get out
of the house and receive social and mental stimulatio.
The Bronx Senior Photo League (BSPL) is a free photography
program for older adults in the Bronx. Our
goal is to develop participants' skills in photography while
promoting social connection and community pride.
may qualify for the NYC Rent
rent an apartment that is rent regulated (rent controlled,
rent stabilized, hotel stabilized or Mitchell-Lama) and; you
are a senior citizen or have a disability.
Social Security Launches New Campaign to Fight Scammers
released on January 21st. Those scammers are at it
again. Now they are using emails to trick their victims.
Read the full news release
Have you heard of Citymeals? This service provides a
nutritious meal delivered right to your door, companionship
and a watchful eye on the health and safety of our seniors.
Find your local program
Caregivers: If you are caring for an older adult, or
are an older adult yourself, there is available support to
ease the way.
LGBT Friendly Senior Housing in NYC: SAGE is building the
Crotona Senior Residences, a brand-new, LGBT-welcoming,
affordable senior housing development in the Bronx.
Introducing the NYC Senior Service Providers Volunteer
Coalition Volunteer Guide.
With more than 1.5 million adults age 60 or older living in
New York City,the NYC Senior Service Providers Volunteer
Coalition created an electronic guide to
connect volunteers who want to serve older adults.
you can help
SSA Press Release - Scam Calls PSA: Please take
a moment to review the document (link below) from the Social
Security Administration (SSA) and Office of Inspector
General (OIG). A Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign
has been launched in an effort to alert and inform the
nation’s public about these ongoing scam calls. This press
release also provides information on how to report the
incident if they receive the scam call.
the press release here..
Retired & Senior Volunteer
Program (RSVP) at the Community Service Society of New
York matches the skills and interests of adults aged 55+
with NYC youth impacted by juvenile justice interactions
or parental incarceration, mentoring them in skills to
overcome challenges and to build on their strengths. RSVP
Mentors will serve as part of a community
of older citizens that ‘has their back’ and assists youth as
they navigate within ever shrinking resources in New York
City. The RSVP staff provides you the training, placement
and support at a number of nonprofit, community based
partner organizations for youth. Be a Mentor with the
Retired & Senior Volunteer Program!
Stamp Out Mailbox
Fishing: Important tips for Tax Time.
Mail your checks or
money order at the Post Office only.
Protect Your $$$. More tax time tips are available
Catholic Charities Is providing Diapers for families and
seniors in need. All diapers are delivered to the
but we are not entering the apartments.
They only have to come down stairs to pick them up from the
van. For more information contact: