Eldercare Resources

Access-A-Ride Service

Access-A-Ride provides transportation in NYC and nearby areas of Nassau and Westchester, for people with disabilities whose disability prevents their use of accessible mass transit, public bus or subway service for some or all of their trips. Read More »

AARP: Supporting Caregivers in the Workplace 

A practical guide for employers. Read More »

AARP: Valuing the Invaluable

Assisted Living 

Assisted living facilities offer a housing alternative for older adults that provides nursing care, housekeeping, and prepared meals as needed.

Caregiver Burnout: The Importance of Self Care 

For caregivers, the responsibility of caring for someone with psychological or physical health challenges can be both a labor of love and a drain on resources. Read More »

Caregiver Self Assessment

Working Caregivers: Finding a Balance 

Information on how to cope with the stress and emotions related to caregiving and suggestions on how you can better balance caregiving and work responsibilities. Read More »

Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers 

Caregiver Support Groups

Below are links to various support groups in the NYC metro area:

Getting Started 

How to have “the talk” with your elder loved ones. Read More »

HIICAP

Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance Programs: The network provides free, accurate and objective information and counseling on private health insurance, Medicare and related health-coverage plans. Read More »

Medicare & You 

The official U.S. government Medicare handbook. Read More »

NY Connects 

Provides equitable information about long term services and supports in New York State. Read More »

Nutrition For Healthy Aging

This brochure gives tips on how to live a healthy lifestyle and reduce your risk for chronic diseases. Read More »

Older New Yorker’s Guide to Resources

Programs, services and other resources available to older New Yorkers, their families and caregivers. Read More »

Paying for Care 

How to pay for long-term care. Read More »

SNAP 

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps low-income working people, senior citizens, the disabled and others feed their families. Read More »

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