Advocacy

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS - FREE


Advance Life Planning

Option 1: Monday, August 27, 10:00am-12:00pm (FULL)
Option 2: Friday, September 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
JASA Central Office, 247 W. 37th Street, 9th floor, Manhattan

Learn about advance planning tools such as Health Care Proxies, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney and more.

Guest Speaker:

Tina Janssen-Spinosa, Senior Staff Attorney,
New York Legal Assistance Group

RSVP by Tuesday, September 4 


Hearing Matters in Healthy Aging

Thursday, September 20, 10:30am-12:00pm
JASA Cooper Square, 200 East 5th Street, Manhattan

Learn how to manage your hearing loss or assist others who do not hear well.

Guest speaker:
Carolyn Stern, Manager, Center for Hearing and Aging at the Center for Hearing and Communication

RSVP by Thursday, September 13



Medicare Seminar: Everything you need to know during the open enrollment period

Monday, October 22, 10:00am-12:00pm

UJA-Federation of New York, 130 East 59th Street, Manhattan

Guest Speaker:

Eric Hausman, Consultant to the New York City Department for the Aging Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP)

RSVP by Monday, October 8


JASA's Advocacy programs are designed for adults 55+ who want to explore
interesting topics, meet peers, become activists, and make an impact in their communities.

For more information on Advocacy programming, please call 212.273.5353 or email ifsa@jasa.org

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  • The IFSA class has brought out the advocate in me. This class has given me the opportunity to speak out with knowledge about important issues.
    - Doris