With Manhattan’s senior population growing steadily, we have to make sure that older adults are supported as they continue to age. Coined by the World Health Organization (WHO), the term “age-friendly” refers to strategies that enable seniors to be active, participate in our community, and stay connected with people who are important to them.
Make Manhattan Mine is my new age-friendly initiative to make the borough a better place to grow old and I hope you’ll join me at a kick-off event for it. The event will take place Sunday, October 27 from 12:00 to 3:00 pm at John Jay College (524 W. 59th Street). It will feature presentations, panels, exhibits, and hands-on activities on topics like transportation, technology, healthy living, advance-care planning, and the arts.
Doors open at 11:00 am.