Eldercare Resources

Access-A-Ride Service

Access-A-Ride provides transportation in NYC and nearby areas of Nassau and Westchester counties for people whose disability prevents their (either sometimes or for all trips) of accessible mass transit, public bus or subway service. Read More »

Assisted Living

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

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 

Tools to help you take care of yourself while taking care of others.

Caregiver Support Groups

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

Getting Started 

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


Home Care

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. Visit the New York State HIICAP website to learn more. For details, review the HIICAP Notebook, particularly the following chapters: 

Medicare & You 

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

Medicare Advantage 

Medicare Advantage Plans are another way to get your Medicare Part A and Part B coverage. Read More »

Medicare Advantage Plans–New York 

2022 Medicare and Related Benefits for New Yorkers

Medicaid—New York Eligibility Requirements

NY Connects 

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

Nutrition for Healthy Aging

Paying for Care 

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

Senior Housing for Low-Income Residents 

Low cost housing options and assistance programs for elders. Read More »

Senior Community Service Employment Program

A community service and work-based training program for older workers. Read More »


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

Social Adult Day Care 

Social adult day care (SADC) is a structured program that provides functionally impaired older adults with socialization, supervision and monitoring, personal care and nutrition in a protective setting. Find a site near you »

List of City-funded social adult day care opportunities.

SAGE Centers

Senior centers for LGBTQ+ elders of New York. Read more >>