According 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.
The Independence Care System provides social
programs for seniors in the Bronx. Currently
Art for Everyone on Wednesdays from 10 AM -
1:30 PM, and hold Knitting and Crocheting
on Wednesdays from 1 - 3 PM. Full calendar for all
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.
Enrollment Help is Available
Introducing the NYC Senior Service Providers
Volunteer Coalition Volunteer Guide.
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.
See how you can help
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 nationís
public about these ongoing scam calls. This press release
also provides information on
how to report the incident if
they receive the scam call. Read
the press release here...
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
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 stimulation. Food, too!
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
Seniors Fitness: From April through June 2019, come out and
get active in your neighborhood park! They welcome New
Yorkers 60+ to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga and
fitness walking in 16 neighborhood parks across the
city. Activities in this six-week Seniors Fitness
program take place twice a week and all equipment is
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
For more information attend the RSVP Mentor
Orientation. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 10 AM-
12:30 PM, 633 3rd Avenue. New York, NY 10017.
Confirm your seat and be added to the building security
listing by contacting Karen Brown at email@example.com or
Caregivers: If you are caring for an older adult, or
are an older adult yourself, there is available support to
ease the way.