The City Department for the Aging
For information of adult centers, elder abuse, social adult day care, caregiving supports jobs for older adults, and more, visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dfta/index.page or call
Age Friendly Commission
To report Elder Abuse, please call 311.
Medicare Advantage Plans: The Advantages and Disadvantages
Medicare Advantage plans are a popular private insurance alternative to Medicare. However, there are some pros and cons to to the plans.
Thrive NYC for Seniors
The Department for the Aging (DFTA) has two ThriveNYC programs:
Emergency Food Assistance
Older adults in need of meal delivery service can enroll in the City’s emergency meal program by GetFoodNYC, by calling 311 or visiting nyc.gov/GetFoodNYC.
Many adults aged 65 or older misuse prescription and illicit drugs, but alcohol remains the most widely abused substance. Abuse of opioids, prescription medications, and marijuana is also common. Find resources to help your loved ones here: https://www.addictiongroup.org/addiction/elderly/