The Senior Program was designed in accordance with FAHSI’s mission of improving the social conditions and enhancing the self-reliance of vulnerable segments of the Filipino American community in New York. Through various informational and skills workshops, trainings, and referrals, the Program assists financially-limited seniors in gaining better access to social and health services. In addition, the Program creates opportunities for the seniors to improve their physical and mental health, and gives them a safe space for social interaction and recreational activities. FAHSI practices culturally responsive communication with its participants; Senior Program services are conducted in Tagalog, the main dialect in the Philippines, and English.
The Program offers the following services: