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Best of the Web: Community Information » Older Adults » Health

  • Information about health care access and health insurance, including related NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene programs

  • Information about appointing a health care agent to make health care decisions for you if you lose the ability to make decisions yourself. Available in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Russian.
  • JASA offers case management at 21 social service offices throughout NYC and Long Island. Services include help in securing services such as home care, EISEP, transportation, and long term care.

  • Information about EPIC (Elderly Phamaceutical Insurance Coverage), a New York State-sponsored prescription plan for senior citizens who need help paying for their prescriptions. Eligibility requirements, co-payments, drugs covered, and more information available.

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