Kathleen Horan, Reporter, WNYC News
Kathleen Horan is a staff reporter for New York Public Radio, covering the neighborhood beat. She also reports 'Reset', an ongoing series documenting police-community relations in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
New York, NY –
They argue that there's not enough money to expand health services, as the city wants, without eliminating other services like meals and case workers.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn says it’s wrong to take away services that people rely on.
QUINN: We are facing, we all know this, a tremendous financial crisis in our city. Seniors and other New Yorkers in need will cling to the consistency of services in difficult times.
REPORTER: Mayor Bloomberg says the Department for the Aging will make sure every senior has a center to go to and using what money's available, the city will work to modernize programs to make them more responsive.