Volunteering can be fun.
The Department for the Aging is looking for bilingual
volunteers who speak English and Spanish or Chinese
(Cantonese or Mandarin) for a number of programs involving
the elderly. For more information, email
firstname.lastname@example.org, call (212) 602-4464 or
visit this website or facebook page.
Employment, The American Association of Retired
Persons (AARP) and the Senior Community Service Employment
Program (SCSEP) are assisting low-income Bronx residents,
55 & older, to receive employment through their outreach,
training, and internship programs. For more information,
call the AARP located at 384 E. 149th St., Ste. 608
@ 718. 585.2500.
Seniors : There are 39 federal, state, city and
private benefits which are available for senior citizens.
Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York will
provide info, education, advocacy, training and other
community services for all persons age 50+. For information
call 588-8200, ext.253, or
Access To Home Program: Resources available
providing free home modifications to make homes and
apartments accessible for seniors, veterans and individuals
w/ disabilities residing in the Bronx. For more info's,
Jillian @ 212-979-9700,ext 321 or email
Visit the NYC Department of the Aging for
have heard about eating only fish on
Paul McCartney encourages
people all over the world to go meatless at least
one day a week with his Meat-Free Mondays
Campaign. 40 schools in New York City already
participate in Meatless Monday, and some
conscientious restaurant owners have provided many
other options on their Monday menus.
Beyonce Launches Vegan Meal Delivery
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Citymeals-on-Wheels provides home-delivered meals to
New York’s homebound elderly. To find out if you or a loved
one is eligible to receive meals, please visit
www.citymeals.org to read our meals-on-wheels
For more information about Health,
Help a Stranger Have a Meal Today.