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Senior Issues

New York State Home Care Crisis Coalition >

Learn more about how to raise awareness about the inadequate home care services in New York State and seek solutions to provide accessible, affordable, and available home health care for people who need it in NYS.


 Elder Economic Security Index >

The Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index (Elder Index), measures how much income is needed for an older adult to adequately meet his or her basic needs – without public or private assistance – based on an elder’s housing and health statuses


NYS Elder Economic Sufficiency Tables

To learn more about the economic sufficiency of older adults in NYS, StateWide compared NYS Elder Economic Security Index with the number of older New Yorkers by County who receive social assistance and other key economic factors using Census data from the American Community Survey, Census Bureau, 2019.

Federal Programs Provide Assistance During COVID-19

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has provided a range of programs to support individuals, families, and communities: The Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) is a temporary Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program to help families and...

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