Office for the Aging


List of Publications

The following publications are available from NYSOFA for distribution by your office(s). You can download these brochures in PDF format by clicking on their titles below. Once downloaded, you can print out the number of copies you require for an event or for general distribution in your office. You can also request copies from NYSOFA by sending an e-mail to: Include the following information: 1) brochure title 2) number of copies 3) contact person 4) address 5) contact person's phone number.

Older Adults Sexual Health Guide 2017 - A Guide for Aging Services Providers.

Are You Concerned? A handbook for those concerned about the safety of an older driver.

Medicare & You(External Link) — A handbook on Medicare Program

Sustaining Informal Caregivers - Report of Findings on the Aging Services Network 2009

Older New Yorker's Guide to Resources - lists programs, services and other resources available to older New Yorkers, their families and careivers

Listing of Regional Long Term Care Ombudsman Coordinators(External Link)

NYSOFA Annual Report 2013-2014

NY Connects - directs people to resources for learning more about their long term care options

Fighting Life Settlements Fraud in the State of New York

Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP) - A long name for a program that simplifies health insurance options. This handout provides the essence of how HIICAP works and what it can do for individuals who have questions about their health coverage.

Long Term Care Ombudsman Program- This brochure explains how New York State Ombudsmen receive, investigate and resolve complaints and concerns of residents in long term care facilities.

Medicare & You

Valuing the Invaluable: 2015 Update – AARP report on family caregivers in New York   

New York State Plan on Aging 2015-2019

Sustaining Informal Caregivers: New York State Caregiver Support Programs Participants Survey

Strategies to Rebalance Long Term Care and Delay Medicaid Eligibility (August 2011) A report that outlines strategies to achieve these goals, to ensure the most cost-effective options for long term care, and to provide elders with the opportunity to live in the community in the least restrictive setting.