Community Resources

General Support
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AgingCare Online Home care, Home safety, Senior housing, Elder law, Alzheimer's care Visit Website
Caregiver Care 170 East 88th StreetApartment 2C Promoting healthy lifestyles for the brain, for people with and without cognitive impairment Visit Website
PSS Circle of Care 2095 Broadway, Suite 409 866-665-1713 Help with vital benefits and entitlements; Short-term home care, adult day services outside home, overnight care; Caregiver Support Groups, in person, by phone, online; Transportation, assistive devices, health supplies and more. Visit Website
Caring Kind 360 Lexington Avenue 646-744-2900 New York City’s leading expert on Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving Visit Website
Search and Care 1844 Second Ave 212-289-5300 Legal and financial consulting, benefits, homecare workers Visit Website
Park Avenue Synagogue 55 East 87th Street 212-369-2600 various support groups Visit Website
National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification Visit Website
National Family Caregivers Association 800-896-3650 Support for caregiviers Visit Website
National Aging in Place Council (NAIPC) Visit Website
Medicare Rights Center 800-MEDICARE Professional counseling on Medicare hospice and home heath benefits for advanced illness Visit Website
Health Advocates for Older People 212-980-1700 free for participants Home safety visits, tours, movies Visit Website
The Brick Presbyterian Church Occasional bereavement support groups (for members) Visit Website
AARP New York 780 Third Ave 1-888-687-2277 free tax prep Tax prep, Listing of Home Health Care Services Visit Website
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders 646-744-2900 Support for patients and caregivers Visit Website
Volunteer Opportunities
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The Mount Sinai Hospital 1 Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1274 212-241-0478 None Volunteer placements available in patient-related programs, student research and administrative and program support. Visit Website
Meals on Heels 122 East 88 Street (at Lexington Ave.) 212-289-8128 No charge A Saturday lunch program for the elderly that supplements the city “Meals on Wheels” program. Visit Website
Search and Care 1844 Second Avenue 212-289-5300 Errands, tech help, companionship. Pets Visit Website
Rescuing Leftover Cuisine Pick up leftover food from partners and take to shelter Visit Website
New York State Office for the Aging 800-342-9871 List of opportunities Visit Website
New York City Department for the Aging 311 List of opportunities Visit Website
Guggenheim Museum 1071 Fifth Avenue 212-423-3500 assist teaching artist in school visits Visit Website
Health
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HealthOutreach 420 East 76th Street, Room 139 212-746-4351 free A free membership program sponsored by the Department of Social Work of New York-Presbyterian Hospital designed specifically to address the health and wellness interests of people age 60 and older Visit Website
Health Advocates for Older People 212-980-1700 Healthy Aging Programs Visit Website
New York Academy of Medicine 1216 Fifth Avenue 212-822-7200 Advocacy via Age-Friendly NY Program Visit Website
Search and Care 1844 Second Ave 212-289-5300 free Nursing help and referrals Visit Website
Visiting Nurse Service 800-675-0391 Home nursing Visit Website
Brick Church 62 East 92nd St. 212-289-4400 Exercise Classes Visit Website
92nd St Y 1395 Lexington Ave 212-415-5500 yes Many classes and programs Visit Website
Mt. Sinai Martha Stewart Center for Living 1 Gustave L.Levy Place 212-659-8552 classes are free for patients Medical Care and exercise classes for patients Visit Website
Education & Enrichment
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New York Foundation for Senior Citizens 11 Park Place14th Floor (212) 962-7559 Home Sharing, Housing, Support Services, Activities Visit Website
Health Advocates for Older People 212-980-1700 sometimes a charge Classes, Tours Visit Website
Park Avenue Methodist Church 106 East 86th Street 212-427-5421 YAHA:Young at Heart (40+) events Visit Website
House of the Redeemer 7 East 95th Street 212-410-7899 Lectures, Classes, Concerts, Spiritual Counseling Visit Website
96th St. Library 112 East 96th Street 212-289-0908 free Films, Book Talks, Computer Labs, Recitals Visit Website
Government
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New York State Office for the Aging 1-800-342-9871 Listing of agencies Visit Website
New York City Department for the Aging 311 Listing of agencies Visit Website
Office of Keith Powers, NYC Councilman for District 4 211 East 43rd St, Suite 1205 212-818-0580 Listing of agencies Visit Website