Service Program for Older People

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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