Description & History

The Department for the Aging mission is to work to eliminate ageism and ensure the dignity and quality-of-life of New York City’s diverse older adults and for the support of their caregivers through service, advocacy, and education.

About the organization

New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA)

Lorraine A. Cortés-Vázquez (Commissioner)
Executive Director
Volunteer Resources - Aging Connect
NYC Department for the Aging
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