May 19, 2023
NYSARA holds convention in Albany, elects leaders
The New York State Alliance (NYSARA) held its convention Thursday and re-elected President Barry Kaufmann, Vice President Paul Schuh and Treasurer Gary Lanahan. New York State Senator Rachel May, a member of the Senate Health Committee and former chair of the Senate Committee on Aging, spoke about the need to expand affordable housing for seniors in New York State and the prospects for increased funding for a variety of state services for retirees. Lisa Cutler, Director of Communications for the Alliance, gave a presentation on how to write letters to the editor and opinion pieces that can build support for strengthening and expanding Social Security and Medicare and lowering prescription drug prices.