Posts Tagged ‘New York City Department for the Aging’
The Invisible Need (video)

by Rami Ayari The Invisible Need from Rami Ayari on Vimeo. Related Stories: Low Pay and High Turnover a Barrier to Quality Home Care A Multifaceted Affair: Depression and Older New Yorkers Will Older New Yorkers be Ready for the Next Sandy?

Low Pay & High Turnover a Barrier to Quality Home Care
Low Pay & High Turnover a Barrier to Quality Home Care

by Rami Ayari Geraldine O’Rourke knew that she was going to need help for the rest of her life when she returned to her Bronx home after spending nine months in the hospital. She was bedridden due to two hip operations gone wrong and recognized that her husband and family wouldn’t be able to tend […]

Feeling Isolated, older Tibetans seek space of their own
Feeling Isolated, older Tibetans seek space of their own

by Phurbu Thinley New York City: For 82-year-old Sonam Choedon, life every day is almost the same routine at her daughter’s home in Woodside, Queens. She gets up around eight in the morning and does her regular prayers. With rosary in one hand and a prayer wheel in the other, she begins her day by […]