Our New York Senior Page Has Info You NeedOur New York Senior Page Has Info You Need

New York City is just about the most expensive place in the US to retire, but the seniors who choose it say they wouldn’t live anywhere else. The city offers older adults more than 250 senior centers where they can drop in for a hot lunch and a long list of classes, to say nothing of the overall volume of restaurants, galleries, theaters, shops, and walkable neighborhoods to explore. But with 8.5 million people and countless resources to choose among, finding what you want or what a relative in NYC needs can be daunting.

To help, SeniorAdvisor.com has compiled all its Big Apple information on one New York Senior Care and Services page. Start here to find information on everything from the cost of living and adult day programs to bilingual Catholic assisted living and kosher meal delivery.

Retirement planning resources for NYC

Homes and rental housing are pricey in the city, and some neighborhoods are better than others for pedestrian safety. Use our retirement planning links to figure out how much it will cost you to live in New York, gather intel on senior-friendly neighborhoods, and find the professionals you need to set up your retirement lifestyle and estate plans.

New York options for senior living

The senior living section of our New York page includes tips on enjoying retirement with your dog, finding Catholic and Jewish senior services, LGBT-friendly and senior-friendly neighborhoods across Manhattan, low-income senior housing resources, and award-winning senior care communities in the area.

Caregiving services and family caregiver support in NYC

The majority of older adults prefer to remain in their own homes, and it’s possible to do that with the right help. Set up in-home care for yourself, hire a service for a family member, and find resources and programs for family caregivers on the caregiving section of the New York Senior Care and Services page.

A rundown of New York’s senior services

Maybe you can’t handle heavy cleaning any more or maybe you just don’t want to. Find information on housekeeping, errand, and other concierge services in the senior services section. There’s also background information on local hospitals and rehabilitation centers, a summary of the city’s many senior-center programs, and a list of all the ways you can get around the city without a car and the hassle of trying to park it.

Benefit programs and senior deals in New York City

New Yorkers of a certain age can get discounts on subway fares, theater tickets, museums, and more. You can learn more about it in the New York page’s financial assistance section. You can also see where to go and who to call to apply for or ask questions about your Veterans Administration benefits, Social Security, Medicaid, and Medicare.

Hospice, funeral, and other end-of-life services in New York

Choosing service providers to care for someone you love at the end of their life can be tough, because the choices are important and your feelings can make it hard to decide. To ease the process, the end-of-life care section on our New York page offers suggestions on hospice care, funeral home, and estate-sale agent selection.

By creating a SeniorAdvisor.com account, you can see prices for New York City and Long Island senior communities and in-home care services. Your account also allows you to leave reviews for services you and your family have used, to make our database more useful to everyone who’s looking for senior care in New York.

Casey Kelly-Barton is an Austin-based freelance writer whose childhood was made awesome by her grandmothers, great-grandmother, great-aunts and -uncles, and their friends.

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