“Aging Together in New York” Community Forum

Aging Together in New York is a special hour-long edition of Mountain Lake Journal. Our guests include Greg Olsen, Acting Director of the NYS Office for the Aging, NYS 115th District Assemblyman Billy Jones, Becky Preve, who is the Executive Director Association on Aging in New York, and Darleen Collins, Director of the Clinton County Office for the Aging. Among the topics covered in the forum are the Master Plan for Aging being crafted in NYS, Senior housing, the shortage of healthcare workers across New York and efforts to boost their salaries. Other critical needs discussed include state funding, transportation, and several pilot programs being tried in NYS to assist seniors, caregivers, and families.