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New York Post: Elderly New Yorkers Languish on Wait Lists for Critical Services

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September 6, 2020

Jonah Gensler, associate executive director for community services at Sunnyside Community Services, and Jolene Boden, case management program director for Sunnyside Community Services, are quoted in a recent New York Post article about the increase of elderly New Yorkers waiting for help from city agencies. Even though the number of New York residents waiting for assistance has increased 265 percent since February, the Department for the Aging has a $33.1 million cut in the city’s fiscal-year 2021 budget.

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