Service Program for Older People

SPOP Clinic Opens Four New Satellite Sites

In January 2017, SPOP opened four new clinic satellite offices in Manhattan.  The sites are all licensed to provide comprehensive behavioral health care for older adults and their caregivers age 55 and older, including assessments, individual and group psychotherapy, and medication reconciliation.  The program is supported by the New York City Department for the Aging… Continue reading >>

Taking Baby Steps to Get Off the Couch

If there is one thing Elaine Fludgate wants to emphasize, it is that she is not the neediest. Nope, not her. What she is, she said, is the luckiest, the most grateful: She was caught before she actually fell through the cracks. For 40 years, Ms. Fludgate, 62, has lived on the Upper East Side… Continue reading >>

SPOP Welcomes First Lady Chirlane McCray

Service Program for Older People was honored to welcome New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray for a visit on March 2, 2015. Accompanied by Donna Corrado, Commissioner of the New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA), and Caryn Resnick, Deputy Commissioner of DFTA, the First Lady toured SPOP and met with clients, staff… Continue reading >>

SPOP Celebrates its First Graduate from PROS

Last summer Service Program for Older People (SPOP) celebrated the first graduation from its PROS (Personalized Recovery Oriented Services) program. The PROS program at SPOP started October 1, 2013 as the successor program to a long-standing Continuing Day Treatment Program. It is the only PROS program in New York State exclusively for age 55 and… Continue reading >>

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