Office for the Aging


Welcome to the providers and staff section of the NYSOFA website.

The information provided in this section is created by NYSOFA to provide aging services professionals with the tools they need to better perform their jobs when responding to the current and emerging needs of older New Yorkers, their relatives and caregivers. Some of the materials presented here are gathered from government agencies, professional organizations, special events and conferences.  These materials are deemed accurate at the time of posting.



NYSOFA Introducing new Older Adults and Sexual Health guide with Feb 6th webcast
Greg Olsen, acting Director of the New York State Office for the Aging, will be hosting a web-based introduction of Older Adults and Sexual Health: A Guide for Aging Services Providers on February 6, 2017.

2016 Senior Farmer's Market Nutrition Program Market List

Social Adult Day Services Self-Certification Process

Provider Performance and Oversight Inter-Agency Work Group PowerPoint Presentation February 18, 2014

COMPASS 2014 - A webinar to assist case managers with asking Questions about Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. This webinar was provided on Friday April 12, 2013, Monday April 15, 2013 and Wednesday May 15, 2013 by staff from NYSOFA, SAGE and others. Included is the Q and A, "NYSOFA Webinars for Case Managers". To see the questions and answers from the three webinars click here, Q & A. To play the webinar click here, Webinar.

AAA Directors' Manual and Resources - This manual contains information essential for successful operation of an OFA, and will enhance the knowledge, skills, and abilities of AAA directors and their staff.  This information is currently under review by NYSOFA and will be updated as necessary.

New York State's Resource Guide for Older New Yorkers. Publications for AAA Use available for distribution by your AAA office(s). AAAs can download these brochures in PDF format.

Disclaimer: These documents are provide for your general review and assistance with program implementation. The information may be subject to changes. Please contact your ASR with specific questions.