Council District 38 encompasses the neighborhoods of Sunset Park, Windsor Terrace, and Red Hook. 12.8% of Sunset Park residents are 60 and over. Of these, 25.5% are living alone, 28.5% have difficulty with their mobility, and 65.3% don’t speak English as their primary language. In addition, 30.9% of those 65 and older are living in poverty according to the CEO.
Your council member is a great source of information about age-friendly assets in your community. You can also check our resources page.