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Bobbie Sackman

Bobbie Sackman

  • Funding Issues, Waitlists Plague City’s Services for Seniors

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    Seniors at City Hall (photo: @nonprofittalk)

    A June City Council report on the budget for the city Department for the Aging (DFTA) detailed that there are approximately 1,400 seniors on waiting lists for case management services. The average age of these seniors is “85+,” with an average income of “$12,000-$20,000,”...