PROGRAMS THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE
LiveOn NY's programs ensure that older New Yorkers have the supports they need. From training the aging service workforce through workshops and technical assistance, to ensuring access to financial support through the Benefits Outreach Program, to changing how policies are carried out at the City and State level through our advocacy and more, these programs are making a difference in how New Yorkers age.
Training & Professional Development
Each year, LiveOn NY presents a variety of educational events, trainings and workshops focused on innovative ideas, best practices and real life skills designed to educate senior service professionals and enhance the quality of services provided by New York’s aging services network.
Capacity Building Technical Assistance
LiveOn NY provides free customized capacity building assistance to community based aging service providers to enhance their ability to deliver quality programs and services to meet the changing needs of older New Yorkers. Assistance is provided by qualified professionals. Click here to learn more.
This group purchasing program enables LiveOn NY’s member organizations to save money on essential goods and services by streamlining the purchasing process and harnessing their collective purchasing power. Marketplace members save on services ranging from dairy products, food, kitchen equipment, telecommunications services, office supplies, printing services, capital equipment, delivery vehicles, insurance and more.
City and State Budget, Legislation & Regulations
Throughout the year, LiveOn NY organizes annual campaigns to ensure that the voice of seniors is at the table for budgetary, regulatory and legislative decisions. To do this, we emphasize relationship building and education with elected officials, government staffers and key advocacy partners. The focus of our work is rooted in ensuring that older New Yorkers have access to community and social services so that they can live like they have always lived: like New Yorkers.
Elder Abuse Prevention Initiative
This initiative focuses on changing systems - regulatory, budgetary and legislative - to build protections against abuse later in life.
Affordable Senior Housing Initiative
Through the work of a Housing Coalition, this Initiative identifies needs and impacts policy so that affordable senior housing with services can be preserved, produced and regulated.
Benefits & Entitlement Assistance
Our Benefits & Entitlement Program conducts targeted outreach, eligibility screening and application assistance for benefits and entitlements for residents 60+ in the highest need, lowest enrollment areas in the city. We offer education, training and personalized assistance for:
NY Rent Freeze (Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption)
Medicare Savings Program
Low Income Subsidy