During the reception held in honor of Older Americans Month at Gracie Mansion, attendees expressed the importance of providing resources and facilities for seniors. They emphasized that seniors are the backbone of the city, and that they have laid the foundation for everything that makes New York City great. The attendees also spoke about the need to support seniors in the community, and to ensure that they have access to the healthcare and services that they need.
Additionally, participants addressed the issue of ageism, highlighting that it is the last acceptable form of discrimination in the country, and that seniors deserve to be respected and appreciated for the value that they bring to society. Overall, the event aimed to create a more inclusive and supportive city for people of all ages, recognizing the significant contributions that seniors continue to make to the city of New York.
Gracie Mansion East 88th St & East End Avenue New York, NY 10028 May 4, 2023
NYC Mayor’s Office
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