Tag: seniors

Queens DA, elected officials highlight recent scams targeting older adults, add advice on self-protection

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Mar. 18, 2024 By Bill Parry Two days after Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced she had brought charges against a Flushing man for scamming more than $600,000 from seniors across the country, her office hosted a presentation at the Ridgewood Older Adult Center on Mar. 12 to coach participants on how they can avoid being victims of similar schemes. “Education is key to preventing fraudulent activity, particularly among the senior population,” Katz said. “To this end, my office has been actively engaging with senior centers across the borough, providing insights on the warning signs of common scams.” Fei Liang,…
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SNAP gets $1M to finalize move of senior center out of Creedmoor campus in Queens Village

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Oct. 16, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan Services Now for Adult Persons (SNAP) received $1 million in state funding to complete renovations to their long ago acquired building in Glen Oaks – eventually allowing their senior center to move out of their current location on the Creedmoor campus in Queens Village.  Several elected officials gathered in the cafeteria of the SNAP of Eastern Queens Older Adult Center on Monday, Oct. 16, to announce the new funding to a packed room of seniors, who regularly rely on SNAP for hot meals and enrichment. The seniors have been waiting to utilize the new…
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Addabbo partners with organization to host senior benefits seminar in Woodhaven

Apr. 12, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr. is bringing LiveOnNY to the CCNS Woodhaven-Richmond Hill OAC  on Friday, April 21, to help seniors get the information they need in order to apply for vital benefits that can save them money.   Representatives from LiveOnNY will be at the Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Older Adult Center,…
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