Senior Citizen Input on Senior Issues Asked for by County September 16. No Signups necessary. Come with your Attitude. County Senior Plan to be Revealed.

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WPCNR COUNTY CLARION-LEDGER. From the Westchester County Office of Communications. September 1, 2016:

The Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services (DSPS) will hold its annual public hearing on Friday, September 16, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains At the meeting, DSPS will unveil its 2017 annual plan on the proposed use of funds from the Older Americans Act and the New York State Community Service for the Elderly Program. 

The hearing provides a venue for individuals to learn about and speak out on concerns that affect Westchester seniors and their families. Registration is not required to attend or speak at the public hearing.

The plan will be available starting Monday, September 12 at the DSPS office at 9 South First Ave., 10th Floor, Mount Vernon, NY 10550.  It will also be distributed at the public hearing.

Written comments on the plan must be sent by Friday, September 30 to Rose Pasquale at the Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services, 9 South First Ave., 10th Floor, Mount Vernon, NY 10550. Comments may also be sent via email to

In addition, DSPS Commissioner Mae Carpenter will also present a new pilot initiative to create shared opportunities for senior housing through houses of worship.

The public hearing also serves as the regular meeting for the Aging Network, the Council on Seniors and the Older Americans Act Advisory Council.

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