“Nettie Carrier has spent much of her life caring for loved ones. She now faces her own medical problems, and has made her mental health a priority” Click here to read this incredible article and learn more about SPOP in the New York Times.
Read a feature article about SPOP in Behavioral Health News! See Page 28 for the full article: http://www.mhnews.org/back_issues/BHN-Summer2017.pdf
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Click here to read a SPOP success story in the New York Times.
Click here to read “Older Adults and Psychiatric Rehabilitation,” co-authored by Robert Franco and Nicole Ness from Service Program for Older People.
SPOP’s innovative program in integrated physical and mental health care was featured in the 2014 issue of The National Council for Behavioral Health’s magazine, National Council. You can read the article, “Empire State Integrates to Face the Elder Boom,” here.