NYC Department for the Aging


NYC’s Department for the Aging (DFTA), in partnership with community-based organizations, provides programming and services to older New Yorkers to foster independence, eliminate ageism and ensure the dignity and quality of life of diverse older adults.

DFTA offers an array of programs and services, such as:

  • Older Adult Centers
  • Help with Caregiving
  • Support for Elder Abuse
  • Employment services, including the Silver Stars Program for retired City employees
  • And many others

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