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Helen Hamlin is a 90-year old New Yorker with one goal in mind: to make her city the most age-friendly city in the world!
Helen has been actively working with NYAM and our partners to think critically about the ways in which New York can be a great place to live for people of all ages. As a member of NYAM's Age-friendly NYC initiative, she, and many others like her, have lobbied for longer traffic lights, greater involvement from the business community to recognize the needs of older adults, special senior swim hours at many of NYC's public pools, and bus shelters with comfortable seating, just to name a few.
"NYAM's Age-friendly NYC initiative has made it possible for me and millions of older New Yorkers to remain vibrant and resourceful members of society." --Helen Hamlin
The 2013 John Stearns Legacy Society Luncheon was held on October 31, 2013 at the Century Association. NYAM Trustee Frank Savage, CEO of Savage Holdings, was the featured speaker. This annual event recognizes members of The John Stearns Legacy Society and honors those individuals who have remembered NYAM in their will and estate plans or who have given a minimum of $25,000 to an endowment fund.
Learn more about The John Stearns Legacy Society here »
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