The New York Aging Statistics & Resource Guide contains key information, links and statistics for senior citizens in New York. With an aging population and the average cost of care averaging between $26.00 an hour for home care to $12,349 a month for skilled nursing care, New York is typically more expensive than the national average.  This guide also contains helpful contact information for county offices, Alzheimer’s Disease organisations and government agencies that offer assistance to caregivers and senior citizens. 

New York Key Statistics

Choosing Long Term Care in New York

  • New York Home Care Agencies Directory: The average hourly home care rate in New York is $26.00, making New York more expensive than the national average ($22.50) for home care. 
  • New York Adult Day Care Directory: The average cost of adult day care in New York is $1,842 per month making New York more expensive than the national average ($1,625) for adult day care.
  • New York Assisted Living Directory: The average cost of assisted living in New York is $4,630 per month making New York more expensive than the national average ($4,051) for assisted living.
  • New York Skilled Nursing Directory: The average cost of skilled nursing in New York is $12,349 per month making New York more expensive than the national average ($8,517) for skilled nursing.

New York Senior Services

New York State Office for the Aging

Address: 2 Empire State Plaza, 5th Floor, Albany, NY 12223

Phone:   1-844-697-6321

Email: NYSOFA@aging.ny.gov

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New York State Plan on Aging

New York Elder Justice and Advocacy

Phone: 1-844-697-3505

Local APS Intake Phone Numbers

New York Support for Caregivers

New York Senior Disaster Preparedness:

Notify NYC, the City of New York’s official, free emergency communications program, will alert New Yorkers if there is an emergency in your area.

Register for emergency notifications by getting the free mobile application, visiting NYC.gov/notifynyc, contacting 311 (212-639-9675 for Video Relay Service, or TTY: 212-504-4115) or follow @NotifyNYC on Twitter

New York Health Care Fraud

New York Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Address: 2 Empire State Plaza, 5th Floor, Albany, NY 12223

Phone: 1-855-582-6769

New York Medicaid Elderly & Disabled Waiver Programme

New York Medicare and Insurance Counseling

Call HIICAP: 1-800-701-0501

New York Elderly Nutrition & Wellness

New York Prescription Assistance

New York Area Agency on Aging

Albany County Department for Aging

Address: 162 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210

Phone: (518) 447-7198

Fax: (518) 447-7188

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Allegany County Office for the Aging

Address: 6085 Route 19 N, Belmont, NY 14813

Phone: (585) 268-9390

Fax: (585) 268-9657

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Broome County Office for Aging

Address: 60 Hawley Street Binghamton, NY 13901 

Phone: (607) 778-2411

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Cattaraugus County Department of Aging

Address: One Leo Moss Drive, Suite 7610, Olean, NY 14760 

Phone: (716) 373-8032

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Cayuga County Office for the Aging

Address: 160 Genesee Street, Auburn, NY 13021 

Phone: (315) 253-1226

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Chautauqua County Office for the Aging

Address: 7 North Erie Street, Mayville, NY 14757 

Phone: (716) 753-4471

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Chemung County Department of Aging and Long Term Care

Address: 425 Pennsylvania Avenue. Elmira, NY 14904 

Phone: (607) 737-5520

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Chenango County Area Agency on Aging

Address: 5 Court Street, Norwich, NY 13815 

Phone: (607) 337-1770

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Clinton County Office for the Aging

Address: 135 Margaret Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Phone: (518) 565-4620

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Columbia County Office for the Aging

Address: 325 Columbia Street, Hudson, NY 12534 

Phone: (518) 828-4258

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Cortland County Area Agency on Aging

Address: 60 Central Avenue, Cortland, NY 13045 

Phone: (607) 753-5060

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Delaware County Office for the Aging

Address: 6 Court Street, Delhi, NY 13753 

Phone: (607) 832-5750

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Dutchess County Office for the Aging

Address: 27 High Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Phone: (845) 486-2555

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Erie County Department of Senior Services

Address: 95 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202

Phone: (716) 858-8526

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Essex County Office for the Aging

Address: 132 Water Street, Elizabethtown, NY 12932 

Phone: (518) 873-3815

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Franklin County Office for the Aging

Address: 355 West Main Street, Malone, NY 12953 

Phone: (518) 481-1526

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Fulton County Office for Aging and Youth

Address: 19 North William Street, Johnstown, NY 12095 

Phone: (518) 736-5650

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Genesee County Office for the Aging

Address: 2 Bank Street, Batavia, NY 14020 

Phone: (585) 343-1611

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Greene County Department for the Aging & Youth

Address: 411 Main Street, Catskill, NY 12414 

 Phone: (518) 719-3555

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Herkimer County Office for the Aging

Address: 109 Mary Street, Suite 1101, Herkimer, NY 13350

Phone: (315) 867-1121

Fax: (315) 867-1448

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Jefferson County Office for the Aging

Address: 175 Arsenal Street, 2nd Floor, Watertown, NY 13601 

Phone: (315) 785-3191

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Lewis County Office for the Aging

Address: 7550 South State Street, Lowville, NY 13367

Phone: (315) 376-5313

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Livingston County Office for the Aging

Address: 3 Murray Hill Drive, Mt. Morris, NY 14510 

Phone: (585) 243-7520

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Madison County Office for the Aging, Inc.

Address: 138 Dominic Bruno Blvd., Canastota, NY 13032 

Phone: (315) 697-5700

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Montgomery County Office for the Aging

Address: 135 Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam, NY 12010 

Phone: (518) 843-2300

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Nassau County Department of Human Services, Office for the Aging

Address: 60 Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Uniondale, NY 11553 

Phone: (516) 227-8900

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New York City Department for the Aging

Address: 2 Lafayette Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10007

Phone: (212) 639-9675

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Niagara County Office for the Aging

Address: 111 Main Street, Suite 101, Lockport, NY 14094

Phone: (716) 438-4020

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Oneida County Office for Aging & Continuing Care

Address: 120 Airline Street, Suite 201, Oriskany, NY 13424 

Phone: (315) 798-5456

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Onondaga County Office for Aging

Address: 421 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, NY 13202 

Phone: (315) 435-2362

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Ontario County Office for the Aging

Address: 3019 County Complex Drive, Canandaigua, NY 14424 

Phone: (585) 396-4040

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Orange County Office for the Aging

Address: 18 Seward Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940

Phone: (845) 615-3700

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Orleans County Office for the Aging

Address: 14016 Route 31 West, Albion, NY 14411 

Phone: (585) 589-3191

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Oswego County Office for the Aging

Address: 70 Bunner Street, Oswego, NY 13126 

Phone: (315) 349-3484

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Otsego County Office for the Aging

Address: 140 County Highway 33 West, Cooperstown, NY 13326 

(607) 547-4232

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Putnam County Office for the Aging

Address: 110 Old Route 6, Carmel, NY 10512 

Phone: (845) 808-1700

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Rensselaer County Department for the Aging

Address: 1600 Seventh Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 

Phone: (518) 270-2730

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Rockland County Office for the Aging

Address: 50 Sanatorium Road, Building B, Pomona, NY 10970 

Phone: (845) 364-2110

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St. Lawrence County Office for the Aging

Address: 80 State Highway 310, Canton, NY 13617 

Phone: (315) 386-4730

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Saratoga County Area Agency on Aging

Address: 152 West High Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020 

Phone: (518) 714-4826

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Schenectady County Senior & Long Term Care Services

Address: 107 Nott Terrace, Schenectady, NY 12308 

Phone: (518) 382-8481

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Schoharie County Office for the Aging

Address: 113 Park Place, Suite 3, Schoharie, NY 12157 

Phone: (518) 295-2001

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Schuyler County Office for the Aging

Address: 323 Owego Street, Montour Falls, NY 14865 

Phone: (607) 535-7108

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Seneca County Office for the Aging

Address: 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo, NY 13165 

Phone: (315) 539-1765

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Seneca Nation of Indians

Address: 28 Thomas Indian School Drive, Irving, NY 14081 

Phone: (716) 532-5777

Steuben County Office for the Aging

Address: 3 East Pulteney Square, Bath, NY 14810 

Phone: (607) 664-2298

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Suffolk County Office for the Aging

Address: 100 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11788 

Phone: (631) 853-8200

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Sullivan County Office for the Aging

Address: 100 North Street, Monticello, NY 12701

Phone: (845) 807-0241

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Tioga Opportunities, Inc. Department of Aging

Address: Countryside Community Center, Owego, NY 13827

Phone: (607) 687-4120

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Tompkins County Office for the Aging

Address: 214 West Martin Luther King Jr/State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850  

Phone: (607) 274-5482

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Ulster County Office for the Aging

Address: 1003 Development Court, Kingston, NY 12401

Phone: (845) 340-3456

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Warren and Hamilton County Office for the Aging

Address: 1340 State Route 9, Lake George, NY 12845 

Phone: (518) 761-6347

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Washington County Office for Aging and Disability Resource Center

Address: 383 Broadway, Fort Edward, NY 12828

Phone: (518) 746-2420

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Wayne County Office for the Aging

Address: 1519 Nye Road, Lyons, NY 14489 

Phone: (315) 946-5624

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Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services

Address: 9 South 1st Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY 10550 

Phone: (914) 813-6400

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Wyoming County Office for Aging

Address: 8 Perry Avenue, Warsaw, NY 14569 

Phone: (585) 786-8833

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Yates County Office for the Aging

Address: 417 Liberty Street, Penn Yan, NY 14527 

Phone: (315) 536-5515

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Resources

National Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

New York Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

Alzheimer’s Organizations & Resources

New York Senior Health Studies

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