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Help Make New York the Most Age-Friendly City in the World

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

Join us in our effort to make New York a city for all ages by making a generous tax deductible gift today at

Giving Societies

The John Stearns Legacy Society honors individuals who remember NYAM in their will and estate plans or have given a minimum of $25,000 to an endowment fund.

Learn more about The John Stearns Legacy Society here »

The Friends of the Rare Book Room are supporters who are passionate about preserving our collections and supporting our public programming in the history of medicine and public health.

Learn more about the Friends of the Rare Boom Room here »

Ways to Give

Your donation provides essential support for NYAM’s efforts to advance the health of people in cities

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By Mail
If you prefer to donate by mail, please make checks payable to The New York Academy of Medicine and mail to:
The New York Academy of Medicine
Office of Development
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New York, NY 10029

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