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World Journal article

Caring for the elderly living alone during the pandemic, Chinese-American youth launches “Generations Connect.” Read the full article (in Chinese) Read the full article (English translation)

badcredit.org: The New York Foundation for Senior Citizens’ Home Sharing Program Helps Older People Avoid Debt

The New York Foundation for Senior Citizens offers several programs targeted at low-income and at-risk individuals to help seniors maintain their social and financial independence. Read the full article on badcredit.org.

Asistentes del hogar: las latinas que resistieron la pandemia

Translation: “Home attendants: Hispanic women who countered the pandemic” See the full clip on Spectrum Noticias NY 1n

CBS News: Senior Citizens get creative with budgeting

“Senior citizens are getting creative to make ends meet financially: getting roommates. More than 33% of Americans age 65 and over do not have any money saved for retirement. In 2016, 70% more seniors lived with roommates than… Read More

Money Magazine: 69-Year-Old Gloria Gaynor Has a Roommate

The article highlights spokesperson Gloria Gaynor and sharemates Janice Raiford and Lillian Otero.  Download article

Home Sharing for Seniors

Singer Gloria Gaynor is helping to spread the word about a New York City home-sharing program for senior citizens. https://newyork.cbslocal.com/video/4054593-home-sharing-for-seniors/

WFME: Helping Seniors Age in Place

Calvin Carter interviews the Foundation’s president Linda R. Hoffman on WFME 1560 AM’s “Vantage Points.”

Wall Street Journal: No Cats, No Sleepovers: Boomers Become Housemates

NYFSC featured in the Wall Street Journal

Living with housemates is challenging—and it doesn’t get easier with age; ‘not in my house.’ ‘People of Similiar Sensibilities Sharing Living Quarters.’ Read the article in the Wall Street Journal.  

NBC 4: Free Air Conditioner Installation for Seniors

The heat can prove dangerous, even deadly, especially for senior citizens. But often the cost of getting an air conditioner installed can be prohibitive. Lynda Baquero found a program that offers help for free. Watch the segment on… Read More

U.S. News & World Report: 5 Home Maintenance Resources in Retirement

U.S. News & World Report highlights NYFSC’s home maintenance services.