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

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

Meet the Staff: Carolyn Stem, Age-friendly Project Assistant


The Basics Age: 65+ Neighborhood: Upper West Side Hobbies: Music, Opera, Concert-going, Cooking, Gardening How did you get started with Age-friendly NYC? I went to a town hall meeting with Gale Brewer, Christine Quinn and Ruth Finkelstein in March of 2008 on the Upper West Side. My mother had just died in January and I had experienced first-hand the decline … Read More