Office for the Aging


New York State Office for the Aging Honors Seniors on May 6, Senior Citizens' Day

Each May as part of national Older Americans Month, NYSOFA celebrates older New Yorkers at a Senior Citizens' Day event in Albany. This year's theme, set by the Federal Administration on Community Living/Administration on Aging, is "Safe Today - Healthy Tomorrow." The honorees were chosen by their county's Office for the Aging.

Read the NY State Office for the Aging 2014 Senior Citizens Day press release.

NY State Office for the Aging press release template for local media.

View 2014 Senior Citizens' Day pictures(External Link).

Read Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's 2014 letter to attendees.

Read Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's Proclamation for Senior Month 2014.

Weekly Spotlight On Older New Yorkers

Each week in 2014, NYSOFA will "shine the spotlight" on a few of the older adults honored at our 2014 Senior Citizens' Day event. There are some amazing stories to tell! You can find the weekly spotlights featured so far linked below (coming soon!), or please click here to view full commemorative booklet created for Senior Day 2014. Congratulations to all of the award winners!