Council District 48 encompasses the neighborhoods of Brighton Beach, Brightwater Towers, Luna Park, Madison, Manhattan Beach, Midwood, Sheepshead Bay, and Trump Village. 24% of Brighton Beach residents are 60 and over. Of these, 29.1% live alone, 32.7% have difficulty with their mobility, and 57.7% don’t speak English as their primary language. In addition, 32.9% 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.