Office for the Aging


The New York State Office for the Aging, with assistance from Livable New York's affiliate partners, is pleased to offer a new initiative to advance the efforts of the State's communities to implement model housing, transit, and mobility alternatives, and to institute new and innovative building and community designs, energy ideas, and creative planning and zoning strategies.

New York's communities are changing significantly. The products and activities of Livable New York are intended to help local leaders, residents, officials, and organizations come together to create neighborhoods that reflect the evolving needs and preferences of all their residents.

Select the buttons from the Site Menu to learn more about this initiative, including a technical assistance Resource Manual, which includes over 100 informative articles related to the initiative's focus areas: housing,planning, zoning, universal design, development, energy alternatives, green building, mobility, and transportation, as well as links to community tool kits for planning, coalition-building, and community development.

Select the Legal Services Initiative (or use the button on the Site Menu) to learn about a major new statewide project carried out under the Livable New York initiative. The intent of this collaborative effort is to increase access to affordable legal assistance for the State's older adults, persons of all ages with disabilities, and the caregivers of these population groups.

Use this link to view the resource manual

Use this link to view the Regional Economic and Demographic Data