Age-Friendly NYC

News and Events

Panel Discussion on Housing for Older Americans - C-SPAN, September 2014

Empowering Older Adults and Disaster Prep NBC News 4 at 7, July 2014

Report Recommends Steps to Help Elderly Survive Natural Disasters - Brooklyn Daily Eagle, July 2014

Health Care in Disaster Recovery - Crain's Health Pulse, July 2014

Empowering Older Adults in a Disaster Requires Early Planning - Center for Disaster Philanthropy, July 2014

How to Brace for Disaster - Times Ledger, July 2014

For Many, Retirement May Be Closer Than It Appears Chicago Tribune, February 2014

Ahead of the Curve: Four Companies Set the Pace for Age-friendly Workplace Practices AGEnda Aging & Work Blog, The Sloan Center on Aging and Work, February 2014

Celebrating Older Workers Our Town Downtown, February 2014

The Bottom-Line Reasons for Mixing the Young and Old at Work Bloomberg Businessweek, February 2014

Montefiore Medical Center Named Age Smart Employer Award Winner Montefiore New Room, February 2014

NYAM's Ruth Finkelstein Discusses Aging and Employment The Brian Lehrer Show, February 2014 

Ageing Cities: What Are Cities Doing to Make Urban Environments More Age-friendly? The Economist, December 2013

Building an Age-friendly World: Finding New Answers to an 'Old' Problem DMU Magazine, November 2013

Experts Call On DeBlasio To Think Big And Add to Bloomberg's Storm Preparation Plan NY1, November 2013

Mayor Bloomberg, Council Speaker Quinn, Department for the Aging Commissioner Barrios-Paoli and the New York Academy of Medicine Unveil Update on Age-friendly NYC Initiatives, October 2013 

New York City is Making Strides to Become More Age-friendly Staten Island Advance, October 2013

The Age Factor HR Executive Online, September 2013

Age-friendly New York City Helps Seniors Stay Active in the Big Apple PBS NewsHour, September 2013

Hong Kong Delegation Visits City Parks City of New York Parks and Recreation, August 2013

New York Academy of Medicine Launches First Annual Age Smart Employer Awards Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, August 2013

8 Things Your City Should Be Doing to Help You Age Well PBS NewsHour: The Rundown, August 2013

New York Academy of Medicine Launches First Annual Age Smart Employer Awards Newsday, August 2013

Why We Need Age-Friendly Communities The Huffington Post, April 2013

Transforming the Challenges of an Aging Workforce into Business Success AGEnda Aging & Work Blog, April 2013

Brewer Reports on the Success of the First West Side's Senior-supported Agriculture Program February 2013

New York Project will help Older Adults Face Disasters Wall Street Journal, February 2013

Age Friendly in Brooklyn Veneration Project, February 2013

Senior citizens drive infrastructure spending Politico Pro, January 2013

AARP and WHO Promote Age-Friendly Communities American Society On Aging, Winter 2012

Aging in Place There's No Place Like Home Oculus, Winter 2012

Age-friendly College Link database featured on WCBS  WCBS Newsradio 880, November 27, 2012 

Age-friendly NYC College database aids learning  Wall Street Journal, November 15, 2012 

NYAM, NYC Mayor's Office, and NYC Council to Launch First-ever Age-friendly College Database to Encourage Older Adults to Return to School NYAM, November 15, 2012

Stand up and help old folk! M.E.N., November 7, 2012

First-ever Aging Improving District in Bronx  Bronx Times, October 15, 2012

City Creates "Aging Improvement District" in north-east Bronx to help improve daily lives of seniors Daily News, October 9, 2012

Creating Great Places to Grow Older Michigan Planner, September-October, 2012

Senior Swim Hours Expand to 14 City Pools New York, July 9, 2012

'Innovative Senior Centers' offer more to the elderly WABC Eyewitness News May 14, 2012

80 is the new 50: City Seniors are not the retiring type: Census data Daily News, April 29, 2012

Bed-Stuy Launches an "Aging Improvement District"   Daily News, April 26, 2012

Super for Seniors New York Post April 4, 2012

Age-friendly New York City: a work in progress IFA eNews, April 2012

Forum puts senior health front and center The Bronx Free Press, February 1, 2012 

Game Changers: Ruth Finkelstein Metropolis Magazine, January 25, 2012

City Opens First Senior Center Geared to Help People with Vision Loss NY1, January 23, 2012

City Opens First Senior Center for the Blind WNYC, January 22, 2012 Bed-StuyPatch, January 2012

Creating an age-friendly environment downtown Downtown Idea Exchange, January 2012

Innovative Senior Centers Coming to NYC
Carroll Gardens Patch, October 20, 2011

1,000 New Benches Coming to City Streets, October 20, 2011

Viejo Barrio
hora HISPANA, September 1, 2011

The 'old neighborhood':East Harlem is city's first 'Aging Improvement District' Daily News, August 22, 2011

A Rocking Chair Called Manhattan The New York Times, August 12, 2011

Old Age and the City British Medical Journal, July 25, 2011

Graying Gotham: Toward a Senior-Friendly City THIRTEEN WNET, July 13, 2011

Cities face a Silver Tsunami: Aging Citizens AP via CBSNews, July 11, 2011

No Kidding Around: East Harlem Pool Offers Free Senior Swim Hours Daily News, July 8, 2011

New York City Responds to an Aging Population The Daily Focus, South Korea, June 27, 2011

New York Remaking Itself as the Big Age-friendly Apple SecondAct, May 30, 2011

Seniors-Friendly Guide to Upper West Side Grocery Stores The New York Times, April 26, 2011

Growing Gracefully Grayer in Gotham WNYC, April 5, 2011

East Harlem Businesses Kick Off 'Age-Friendly NYC' CBS New York, February 18, 2011

Next Chapter Rewind: Reflecting on Service to Older Adults at the New York Public Library Over the Past Year, and Looking Ahead  New York Public Library, December 30, 2010

How Age-friendly Is Your Community U.S. News and World Report, August 20, 2010

A Fast-Paced City Tries to Be a Gentler Place to Grow Old The New York Times, July 19, 2010

City Developing "Aging Improvement Districts," The Gothamist, July 19, 2010

Age-friendly: Sometimes Anyway The New York Times, July 2, 2010