Institute for Senior Action (IFSA)
Healthcare Series

Join JASA’s Institute for Senior Action (IFSA) as we explore the legislative challenges confronting the healthcare system as we currently know it. What is at stake? How do we advocate to protect critical programs and services?

Learn – Then Act! Sharpen your advocacy skills and put them to use, while networking with your politically engaged peers.

Tuesdays, March 6 – 27
10:00am – 12:00pm
JASA Central Office, 247 West 37th Street, 9th Floor, Manhattan

March 6
Advocating within the Long Term Care System
Mary Jane Wolper, Long Term Care Ombudsman Program Volunteer Coordinator, CIDNY-Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY

March 13
The Changing Healthcare Landscape
Maria Alvarez, Executive Director, NY Statewide Senior Action Council

March 20
New Focus on the Needs of Caregivers
Anne Foerg, Director of Social Work, CaringKind

March 27
Chronic Disease Self-Management and the Impact on Communities
Arielle Basch, Director of Program Development, JASA

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Fee: $40 for the full session or $10 per workshop. Fee includes light refreshments. 

For more information on advocacy programming, please call 212.273.5353 or email

JASA’s NextAct programs are designed for adults 55+ who want to explore interesting topics, meet peers, become activists, and give back to their communities.

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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