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Transportation Nation

Neglected D.C. Sidewalks Pose Threat To Seniors: Report

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The District's population is aging โ€” and if seniors want to remain in their homes, the city needs to ensure the right infrastructure is in place.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Clock Your Sleep: Seniors

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Dr. Shelby Harris, director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program at Montefiore Medical Center talks to you about aging and sleep--whether seniors need less sleep and how sleep plays a role in other health issues as we age.

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Schoolbook

Seniors: What Made Your New York City Education Unique?

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Seniors, you can have the final word. SchoolBook wants to hear your anecdotes, wisdom and parting thoughts about high school life in New York City. Some of the most compelling stories may be published in The New York Times, told on WNYC and shared with SchoolBook readers at the end of the month. But first you have to submit something.

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Schoolbook

Senior Stories: Share Your Parting Thoughts

Friday, June 01, 2012

Congratulations, seniors, you've nearly made it to the end. Just ahead of graduation, SchoolBook wants to collect your wisdom about what it's like to attend high school in New York City.

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WNYC News

City Opens First Senior Center for the Blind

Sunday, January 22, 2012

WNYC

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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WNYC News

The City Wants To Help You Take A Load Off

Sunday, November 06, 2011

WNYC

New York is known as the city that never sleeps โ€” but what about when you need to stop and rest or simply enjoy the view?

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Schoolbook

SAT and AP Test Scores Remain Mostly Steady in New York City

Friday, September 16, 2011

More students are taking AP exams, more Hispanics are taking the SAT, and overall scores have hardly budged for New York high school test takers.

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WNYC News

Seniors in Public Housing Less Healthy Than Peers Citywide: Study

Thursday, July 07, 2011

Senior citizens living in public housing are more likely to smoke, suffer from obesity and overall be in worse health than seniors citywide, according to a health study commissioned by the city.

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WNYC News

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

Friday, May 06, 2011

WNYC

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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WNYC News

M8 Bus Riders Say "Hallelujah!"

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

The M8 Bus connects the east and west village

The M8 Bus connects the East and West Village

It's a silver lining for East and West Villagers. Under the latest MTA bailout proposal, bus and train fares will only go up ...

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