CBN is committed to educating, engaging and informing our seniors about policies that have the potential to impact their quality of life and contribute to their ability to age safely, independently and with dignity. Our new Aging Policy section is an opportunity to provide news of the latest policies along with links to other resources that provide additional information.
In May 2019, The National Network of Public Health Institutes granted New York’s Health Across All Ages Policies/ Age-Friendly NY Initiative its 2019 Public Health Innovation Award.
New Commitments for a City for All Ages shows us why New York City is a global leader in the age-friendly cities movement.
This NYSHealth issue brief provides details on New York’s groundbreaking surprise bill legislation, the impact of the law to date, and further enhancements that can be made to continue New York’s leadership on an issue that is increasingly receiving attention as a pro-consumer and pro-price transparency priority.
Join the New York Caring Majority, the Campaign for New York Health, and our partners in Albany for the reintroduction of the New York Health Act, including long-term care from day one
Join New Yorkers from all across the state to demand the elimination of Hep C. Rally and meet with legislators to demand funding for testing, prevention and linkage to care and cure!
Please join the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA) for FPWA’s 2019 State Advocacy Day as they are providing transportation to travel to Albany on Monday, February 4.
Two advocacy days: Rest of State/Statewide HIV Housing Legislative Education Day and End AIDS Legislative Awareness Day
The BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer's Act, the Association's priority legislation, has passed both the House of Representatives and the Senate and will soon be signed into law.
The New York City Council Health Committee is hosting an official public hearing to receive testimony from New Yorkers on the New York Health Care Act. All are welcome to attend and show support, even if not submitting testimony.
The Act will for the first time, focus national attention on better understanding the complex needs of grandparents and other older relatives who are caring for children and help to make information about promising practices and programs more accessible for these special families.
Disclaimer: The information contained on this page is for general information purposes only. The views expressed by individuals, groups, and websites appearing in this section are not necessarily representative of the official views of Carter Burden Network or its staff. The primary purpose of this section is to educate and inform our readers about current policy discussions and proposals in the field of aging.