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Older New Yorkers' Day 2024

NYSOFA's Annual Celebration of Older Adult Volunteers
Older New Yorkers' Day 2024

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NYSOFA is proud to announce the nomination process for Older New Yorkers’ Day 2024 has begun. This important event will be celebrated in-person on May 14 at The Egg on the Empire State Plaza in Albany.  Stay tuned for more details on the event.

Nominations are open to the following entities: Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs), Long Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP) local programs, and Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance Programs (HIICAP). Any other organization wishing to advance a nomination should consult with the AAA in your county/area.

AAA nominations: NYSOFA accepts two awardees from each county. One awardee is chosen from among all AAA submissions to receive the Governor's Exemplary Service Award.   

LTCOP and HIICAP nominations: all nominees are in the running for selection as Long Term Care Ombudsmen of the Year (two awardees statewide) and HIICAP Counselor of the Year (two awardees statewide).  
 

Nomination Deadline

All materials including nomination bios and photos are due 3/1/24.

Please note that we intend to design and publish the program book – with all of the nominee bios/photos – well in advance of Older New Yorkers’ Day.
 

How to Submit

  • Submit nominee information and bios online using the form here. (Note: please follow the word limits on the form; NYSOFA’s Communications team will be editing for length and clarity.)
  • Submit nominee photographs online using the form here

 

If you have any questions or need assistance, do not hesitate to reach out to Darren Boysen at (518) 486-2720 or if you have any questions or need assistance, do not hesitate to reach out to Darren Boysen at (518) 486-2720 or [email protected].  

Please also let us know if we should be working with a particular person at your organization who is responsible for submissions.

View the 2023 Older New Yorker’s Day Celebration here and the program book here.