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New York
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Member of the World Health Organization Global Network of age-friendly Cities and Communities

NYC's Dept. of Aging provides scores of resources for its citizens, including:

  1. Locations of senior centers around the city which provide help and entertainment, such as art, music, and dance classes, walking clubs, yoga, and tai chi, chronic disease self-management classes for people with arthritis, diabetes, and high blood pressure, nutrition and other workshops, benefits screenings (Medicare, Medicaid, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and other programs), technology classes, recreational trips, transportation, lunch (some centers also serve breakfast), and holiday and birthday celebrations.

  2. In-home services that could include housekeeping, meal preparation, counseling on long-term care issues, friendly visits, and home-delivered meals.

  3. Health insurance resources and answers.

  4. Employment services and training.

  5. Transportation and bill paying help.

The NYC Map of Aging shows available services, and amenities for residents age 65+.

Contacts Donna Corrado, Ph.D.

Commissioner for the Department of Aging 

2 Lafayette St.

New York, NY 10007

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I can't I'm busy


The neighborhood is quiet not much violence


Honestly the passion I have to serve people has been my number one activities, humanity,care,love and strength has been my way of life




I like to give care to the most vulnerable. They need our help


No matter what you want/need, it's nearby! No need to drive. Theatre, amazing food, exhibitions, history, dance, opera, every religion and some you've never heard of, parks, museums, architecture, it's all here.


Yes hospitality is a big thing with me and since taking care of my grandparents I feel a sense of duty doing this


I have to uncle with behavioral health and I would to make them happy and loved


I believe you have the best interest at heart for people of age and provide there needs. You show gratitude and effort to fulfill your goals.



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How did New York earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. New York has a state sales tax of 4.00%. Of particular interest is that New York does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. New York has an effective property tax rate of 1.65%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how New York earned its state tax grade of C.

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