State Senator Martin J. Golden will be holding a senior fair tomorrow, May 10 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at St. Mary, Mother of Jesus (lower church), 2311 85th Street.
Local seniors will have an opportunity to learn of the services available to them, including assistance with their property taxes, prescription drug coverage, personal safety, access to city and state services, and their health.
The fair will feature information and assistance offered by city agencies including the Departments for the Aging, Environmental Protection, Finance, Transportation, Sanitation, the Human Resources Administration, the New York City Police Department, the New York City Fire Department, and the Parks Department.
Additionally, Brooklyn Housing and Family Services, the Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York City, Brooklyn Public Library, representatives from Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) and other social service agencies will be attending. Free blood pressure screenings will also be available and entertainment and lunch will be provided.
Golden will hold another fair on May 30 in Marine Park. To learn more, contact Golden’s office at (718) 238-6044.