Age-friendly Neighborhood Fort-Greene/Clinton Hill featured in The Brooklyn Reader

Photo: Courtesy of MARP A recent article in The Brooklyn Reader, “Community Forum Seeks Participation of Senior Residents to Create a More Age-Friendly Myrtle Ave” featured Age-friendly Neighborhood Fort Greene/Clinton Hill’s recent Community Forum, led by the Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project (MARP), to gather and share ideas on developing a more age-friendly experience along Myrtle Avenue. [Full Article]

Times Ledger Article Features Age-friendly Neighborhood, Bayside Queens

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Age-friendly NYC was recently featured in a Times Ledger article regarding our work in Bayside, Queens “Bayside chosen for City Council’s age-friendly initiative”. Bayside is one of two neighborhoods in Queens that was recently selected to be a part of the New York City Council’s “Age-friendly Neighborhoods Initiative,” which is attempting to make the city and its naturally-occurring retirement communities … Read More

Brooklyn Swirl – Age-friendly Business Profile

Owner Jean Alerte in front of the store.

This interview is part of Age-friendly NYC’s new business profile series. Jean Alerte, Owner of Brooklyn Swirl, first realized his dream of becoming an entrepreneur after he moved from Brooklyn to Long Island with his family as a child. Noticing that many of his friends’ parents owned businesses which they would one day run, he decided he also wanted to … Read More

Important Message from the New York City Council


Help Improve your Neighborhood: Take the Age-friendly NYC Community Survey Please take a moment and read this important message from the New York City Council. If you are an older adults (50+) please complete the survey to help City Council better serve its diverse communities and make your neighborhood more inclusive of the needs of older residents and visitors. The … Read More