The New York State Department of State in partnership with The Harry & Jeannette Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, the State Office for the Aging, AARP and the Free Community Papers of New York (FCPNY) host a monthly toll-free "Senior Consumer Information Line" which allows Seniors statewide to access free information they can use to stay safe, maximize their independence and improve their everyday lives.
Seniors can access the line by dialing 1-800-503-9000. All information on the phone line is available in English and Spanish. Each month will focus on a new topic.
February 2013 - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) English - Espanol
March 2013 - SNAP - English - Espanol
April 2013 - Identity Theft - English - Espanol
May 2013 - Keep Your Home Safe when you Travel - English - Espanol
June 2013 - Power of Attorney - English - Espanol
July 2013 - Creating a Will - English - Espanol
August 2013 - Advance Directives - English - Espanol
September 2013 - Purchasing a Computer - English - Espanol
October 2013 - Free Medical Alert Devices Scam- English - Espanol
November 2013 - You are NOT required to share your SSN with everyone who asks - English - Espanol
December 2013 - Online Safety- English - Espanol
Senior Information Line 2012