Event - January 2020
Expanding and Improving Services for Older Adults in NYC
On January 13th, the Center for an Urban Future held a policy forum that explored how to expand and improve older adult services in New York City.
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“Expanding and Improving Services for Older Adults in NYC”
A Center for an Urban Future Policy Symposium
January 13, 2020
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
@ The Greene Space
44 Charlton Street
Following years of rapid growth, New York City’s older adult population is larger and more diverse than ever before. The aging of the population has also brought a host of new challenges—on everything from financial insecurity and housing to caregiving and transportation—as well as some intriguing opportunities. Keeping pace with these changes will require bold new investments and major shifts in how the city supports older New Yorkers across the five boroughs. This forum explored how to expand and improve older adult services in New York—and how to make the city a healthier and more supportive place to grow older.
The symposium included a panel discussion, "How to Expand and Improve Services for Older New Yorkers," featuring:
And a response from city policymakers, featuring:
This symposium is made possible through generous support from The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, the Altman Foundation, and the New York Community Trust.
Photo credit: Adam Birkett /Unsplash