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City Opens First Senior Center for the Blind

Sunday, January 22, 2012

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The first senior center in the country specifically for the visually impaired, in Chelsea, has already registered 250 people after being open for two weeks.

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Learning How To Detect a Hidden Crime

Sunday, November 27, 2011

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A new program will train meals-on-wheels delivery workers to recognize signs of elder abuse among the seniors they serve.

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Department Of Finance's Mea Culpa on Rent Subsidy for Seniors

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

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A computer glitch that caused the city to overcharge landlords $43 million on their last property tax bills has been fixed, according to the head of the city's Department of Finance.

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Mayor Sets Aside Funding for First Full-Service LGBT Senior Center

Friday, May 06, 2011

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg set aside between $3 million and $5 million in his budget to fund 10 'innovative senior centers'--including one for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered New Yorkers.

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Albany Budget Cuts Threaten City Seniors' Lifelines, Say Advocates

Thursday, March 03, 2011

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If Governor Andrew Cuomo's budget cuts are approved by the state legislature, about 40 percent of the city's 256 senior centers would close at the end of the fiscal year in June.

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