This week’s excessive heat and humidity are especially dangerous to New York City’s homebound elderly. Many of them live alone in apartments without air conditioning, putting them in danger of developing heat-related illnesses.
As New Yorkers were busy preparing for special Passover and Easter gatherings with their families last week, Citymeals made sure their homebound elderly neighbors would also have the opportunity to celebrate the holidays.
Bill was the son of a loving stay-at-home mother and a father who had a good job in the fishing industry, but growing up on Long Island wasn’t always easy for him. Although he seemed relatively happy on the outside, Bill’s relationship with his fraternal twin was tumultuous at best. Often it was abusive.