A senior citizen and a caregiver on their way to the Allen Street near Stanton street.
The two ladies were on their way to a senior center run by University Settlement on Allen Street in Manhattan. By 2030, one in five New Yorkers will be older than 60.
‘The cost is too high not to fund safety modifications to our housing stock. Older adults who can’t afford modifications, such as grab bars or no step entrances, must choose between living in an unsafe home or moving to an institutional setting.’
The Department of Correction (DOC) is refusing to disclose how it ensured the safety of inmates in its more restrictive housing units, including during a record-breaking heat wave this summer, two petitions filed in Queens court Thursday by the Legal Aid Society allege.
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