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Member Resource Guide Winter 2017 Celebrating 5 years of connecting and developing emerging leaders in

Member Resource Guide Winter 2017

Celebrating 5 years of connecting and developing emerging leaders in the aging field

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Organization Name Description Contact Information 3rd Wind Network LLC www.3rdwindnetwork.com 3rd Wind Network transitions

3rd Wind Network LLC

3rd Wind Network transitions the recently retired into a new lifestyle full of vibrancy and engagement. We offer classes, events and excursions focused on personal growth and social connection using creative and wellness outlets.

Noelle Minter

347-903-3354

outlets. Noelle Minter info@3rdwindnetwork.com 347-903-3354 AARP NY www.aarp.org/ny AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan,

AARP NY

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, social welfare organization with a membership of nearly 38 million nationwide that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as health care, employment and income security, and protection from financial abuse.

Beth Finkel

212-407-3717

financial abuse. Beth Finkel bfinkel@aarp.org 212-407-3717 Age-Friendly NYC https://nyam.org/age-friendly- nyc/

Age-Friendly NYC

Age-friendly NYC is a one-of-a-kind partnership between the Office of the Mayor, the New York City Council, and the New York Academy of Medicine that works to identify and catalyze improvements to enable older people to access, enjoy, and contribute to city life.

Lindsay Goldman Goldman@nyam.org

212-822-7268

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Organization Name Description Contact Information Alliance Homecare www.alliancehomecare.com Alliance Homecare’s mission

Alliance Homecare

Alliance Homecare’s mission is to deliver home care services with the highest standards of excellence through compassion, respect and education. Alliance Homecare provides medical and non-medical services to ensure that you or your loved one stays at home in a comfortable and caring environment. Our core services include:Private Duty Nursing and Home Health Aides, Companions and Care Management, Physical Therapy, and Nutritional Counseling. We provide services from Pediatrics to Elder Care.

Patrick Gooney patrick.gooney@allianceho mecare.com 877-687-7380, ext 113

patrick.gooney@allianceho mecare.com 877-687-7380, ext 113 Alzheimer's Foundation of America https://alzfdn.org The

Alzheimer's Foundation of America

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America unites more than 2,600 member organizations nationwide in the goal of providing optimal care and services to individuals living with dementia, and to their caregivers and families. Its services include a national, toll-free helpline staffed by licensed social workers, educational conferences and materials, a free quarterly magazine for caregivers, the National Memory Screening Program, and dementia care training for healthcare professionals.

866-232-8484

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Organization Name Description Contact Information Coming of Age NYC www.ComingofAgeNYC.org As a leader in the positive

Coming of Age NYC

As a leader in the positive aging movement, Coming of Age NYC Inspires people 50 and over to live with passion and purpose through workshops, educational events, Networking Socials and resources.

Pamela Ramsden pramsden@pssusa.org

973-801-6063

resources. Pamela Ramsden pramsden@pssusa.org 973-801-6063 DOROT Dorotusa.org Non-profit social work agency for seniors

DOROT

Non-profit social work agency for seniors (ages 60+) preventing social isolation and promoting intergenerational volunteerism

Shannon O’Connor soconnor@dorotusa.org

917-441-3743

Shannon O’Connor soconnor@dorotusa.org 917-441-3743 Gray Panthers graypanthersnyc.org Gray Panthers is dedicated

Gray Panthers

Gray Panthers is dedicated to “Activism and Advocacy Against Ageism”. The Gray Panthers envisions a world where the old and the young have much to contribute to make our society more just and humane, and in which each reinforces the other in goals, strategy, and action.

Jack Kupferman jkupferman@aol.com

917-535-0457

and action. Jack Kupferman jkupferman@aol.com 917-535-0457 Health Advocates for Older People http://hafop.org/ HEALTH

Health Advocates for Older People

HEALTH ADVOCATES for Older People, Inc. promotes safe and healthy aging through programs designed to facilitate independent living, physical well-being and greater social interaction.

Nancy Houghton hafopnh@gmail.com

212-980-1700

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Organization Name Description Contact Information Inspired Memory Care inspiredmemorycare.com Inspired Memory Care (IMC)

Inspired Memory Care

Inspired Memory Care (IMC) is founded on the belief that older adults both with and without memory impairment should have access to life-enriching, esteem-building experiences, sharing their wisdom and pursuing their passions each day. Meeting the challenges of aging and disease- related memory impairment can sometimes make it difficult to achieve this quality of life. IMC provides training and consulting services to support organizations with bridging the gap gracefully and efficiently.

917-705-8260

Nettie Harper info@inspiredmemorycare. com 917-705-8260 JASA www.jasa.org JASA is one of New York’s largest and

JASA

JASA is one of New York’s largest and most trusted agencies serving older adults. Our goal is to keep seniors living safely in their own homes and communities with independence, dignity, and joy.

Arielle Basch

917-862-6277

dignity, and joy. Arielle Basch abasch@jasa.org 917-862-6277 LIFE, Inc. Pooled Income Trusts Lifetrusts.org Life Trusts

LIFE, Inc. Pooled Income Trusts

Life Trusts helps seniors to qualify for Community Medicaid when they have a spend-down

Brian Lawrence BLawrence@Lifetrusts.org

516-330-3111

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Organization Name Description Contact Information LiveOn NY http://www.liveon-ny.org LiveOn NY is recognized as the lead

LiveOn NY

LiveOn NY is recognized as the lead NYC- based organization representing senior services and aging issues, advocating for needed community based services that allow older adults to age with independence and dignity. With over 100 member organizations providing more than 800 community based services programs, LiveOn NY’s members range from individual community-based centers to large multi-service, citywide organizations and serve over 300,000 older adults annually. LiveOn NY’s work ranges from enabling healthy aging and supporting family caregivers to promoting economic security and addressing elder hunger. Through its network and initiatives, LiveOn NY serves the all older New Yorkers from every community district and socioeconomic background.

Andrea Cianfrani acianfrani@liveon-ny.org

212-398-6565

Andrea Cianfrani acianfrani@liveon-ny.org 212-398-6565 Northwell Health, Health Solutions Care management

Northwell Health, Health Solutions

Care management organization that

www.northwell.edu/about- implements and stewards the health

us/our-organization/northwell- system's value based care programs.

Amparo Abel-Bey, MPH aabelbey@northwell.edu

516-719-5161

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Organization Name Description Contact Information NYC Department for the Aging www.nyc.gov/aging The New York City

NYC Department for the Aging

The New York City Department for the Aging is a local government agency as well as the largest Area Agency on Aging (AAA) in the United States. The Department for the Aging administers and promotes the development and provision of accessible services for older persons and serves as an advocate on legislative and policy issues.

Suzanne Myklebust smyklebust@aging.nyc.gov

212-602-4153

Suzanne Myklebust smyklebust@aging.nyc.gov 212-602-4153 OATS (Senior Planet) seniorplanet.org OATS harnesses the

OATS (Senior Planet)

212-602-4153 OATS (Senior Planet) seniorplanet.org OATS harnesses the power of technology to change the way we

OATS harnesses the power of technology to change the way we age. Since 2004, we've innovated one of the nation's most powerful models to shape the future of aging.

Aaron A. Santis asantis@oats.org

917-231-5840

of aging. Aaron A. Santis asantis@oats.org 917-231-5840 Pace University's PARC Program www.pace.edu/parc Pace

Pace University's PARC Program

Pace University's Active Retirement Center (PARC) is a lifelong learning program for seniors, age 55 and over. PARC provides a smorgasbord of different opportunities, such as a lecture series, access to the Pace University library and computer labs, inter-generational computing assistance, campus tours, a film series with post movie discussions led by a Pace University Professor, and more. Membership is $100 for a 12 month period. PARC is a gem!

Joy Yagman jyagman@pace.edu

212-346-1244

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Organization Name Description Contact Information PAWS NY https://pawsny.org/ The mission of PAWS NY is to help

PAWS NY

The mission of PAWS NY is to help New York City’s most vulnerable residents remain with their pets by delivering critical programs and services through a community of partners and volunteers. Our programs help keep pets in their homes while protecting and promoting the human-animal bond that is so physically and psychologically valuable to our clients. Thus, our motto: helping people by helping pets.

Rachel Herman

g

212-203-4760

pets. Rachel Herman rachel.herman@pawsny.or g 212-203-4760 PSS www.pssusa.org PSS (formerly Presbyterian Senior

PSS

PSS (formerly Presbyterian Senior Services) is an innovative multi-service agency working for New York City's older adults, caregivers and families. We deliver the vital tools, programs and resources they need to thrive.

Michelle Arnot marnot@pssusa.org

646-918-6123

to thrive. Michelle Arnot marnot@pssusa.org 646-918-6123 PSS Circle of Care http://pssusa.org/caregivers The goal of

PSS Circle of Care

The goal of Circle of Care is to support family caregivers - and help them to become even better caregivers. We do that through in-person consultation, support groups, respite, and an extensive training and educational program. Circle of Care staff strive to build a relationship with family caregivers - so that they know who they can turn to and we can make sure they're getting the latest and best information and resources.

Sonja Shute sshute@pssusa.org

866-665-1713

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Organization Name Description Contact Information Steven Winter Associates, INC www.swinter.com Building Consultants -

Steven Winter Associates, INC

Building Consultants - Energy, sustainability, commissioning, Universal Design, Accessibility

Harold Bravo hbravo@swinter.com

203-505-3823

Accessibility Harold Bravo hbravo@swinter.com 203-505-3823 The Orion Resource Group www.orionrg.org The Orion Resource

The Orion Resource Group

The Orion Resource Group is a membership organization of distinguished, caring senior and elder care professionals in a broad range of specialties. Orion’s primary goal is to support professionals who work to help the aging population thrive with quality of life, dignity and respect. Our members are committed to knowing one another personally and sharing their expertise to benefit others. Orion is also dedicated to creating awareness and making a positive contribution to society by working to advance five commitments focused on key societal considerations around aging.

Leah Lundrigan

considerations around aging. Leah Lundrigan leah@orionrg.org TheRadicalAge Movement www.radicalagemovement.org

TheRadicalAge

Movement

TheRadicalAge Movement is a national intergenerational non-profit based in New York City that challenges traditional notions of aging and confronts the persistent ageism that is endemic to our society.

646-630-4443

Alice Fisher alice@radicalagemovement .org 646-630-4443 Touching Hearts at Home www.touchinghearts.com/nyc In-home

Touching Hearts at Home

In-home Companion and Memory Care, serving Manhattan, Brooklyn, & Queens.

212-201-6139

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Organization Name Description Contact Information Umbrella www.askumbrella.com Umbrella helps seniors stay in their homes

Umbrella

Umbrella helps seniors stay in their homes by matching them with community members who can help with odd jobs around the house (everything from changing a lightbulb to grocery shopping to pet care, etc, etc). While most of our Handy Neighbors are seniors themselves, we are always looking for people of all ages to join us. We are currently serving:

central Nassau County, LI and Park Slope, Prospect Heights and Windsor Terrace, BK.

Emma Gilsanz Emma@askumbrella.com

516-882-4498

Terrace, BK. Emma Gilsanz Emma@askumbrella.com 516-882-4498 Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services

Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services

The Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services (PPP) develops resources to provide myriad services that help seniors age with independence and dignity in their home community. We strive to help caregivers assist their family members and successfully meet their work and other family responsibilities. The PPP is a dynamic partnership of government, business, voluntary service agencies and consumers. We recruit corporations to contribute unrestricted funds, underwrite specific programs or donate in-kind services that expand needed services to the elderly.

Colette Phipps

914-813-6441

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