Service Program for Older People

SPOP Receives 8th Annual Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize

WINNERS OF THE ANNUAL JOAN H. TISCH COMMUNITY HEALTH PRIZE FOR EXCELLENCE IN URBAN PUBLIC HEALTH ANNOUNCED BY HUNTER COLLEGE shown left to right:  Laurie M. Tisch, Patricia A. Caldwell, Board President of Service Program for Older People, Nancy Harvey, LMSW, CEO of Service Program for Older People, Jennifer J. Raab, President of Hunter College… Continue reading >>

Read about SPOP in Crain’s Health Pulse

Crain’s Health Pulse September 13, 2018 06:00 PM  Why geriatric behavioral health CBOs should embrace data in value-based era Community-based organizations providing behavioral health services for older New Yorkers will need to effectively deploy data to form critical partnerships with health systems and managed-care organizations, panelists said Thursday at the symposium The Future of Geriatric… Continue reading >>

Making a Home of Her Own, and a Refugee for Others

“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.

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 >>

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