Senator Gianaris Announces Funds for Health Aging Programs at Sunnyside Community Services

Senate Deputy Leader Michael Gianaris announced that he secured $13,000 in this year’s budget for women’s health programming at Sunnyside Community Services on July 3 while attending the Sunnyside Community Services’ annual Fourth of July celebration. The funding is allocated for senior programs that promote healthy aging.  “Sunnyside Community Services provides critical services for older adults in western Queens and I am proud to support their ongoing work,” said Senator Gianaris. “I am pleased to fund their efforts so our seniors can maintain a healthy and vibrant lifestyle.” 

Sunnyside Community Services thanked Senator Gianaris.  “Our range of programs for healthy living include many offerings that help our senior members to stay active and to embrace healthy lifestyle choices,” said Judy Zangwill, Sunnyside Community Services Executive Director. “We are so grateful to Senator Gianaris for helping to remove barriers to healthy aging by providing support for preventative programs, exercise classes, and recreational opportunities that help older adults in our community to live their best, independent lives.”