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New York City can be a good place for older adults to live, but it depends on individual preferences and circumstances. Here are some factors to consider:


  1. Healthcare: New York City is home to numerous world-class hospitals, medical centers, and specialized healthcare providers. The city offers a wide range of healthcare services, including geriatric care, and has a robust healthcare infrastructure. Access to quality healthcare can be an advantage for older adults.

  2. Cultural and Recreational Opportunities: New York City is renowned for its vibrant cultural scene, including Broadway shows, museums, art galleries, music performances, and more. There are also parks, green spaces, and recreational activities available for leisure and relaxation. For older adults interested in cultural experiences and staying active, the city offers a wealth of opportunities.

  3. Transportation: New York City has an extensive public transportation system, including subway lines, buses, and accessible transportation options. The city's transportation network can be convenient for older adults who prefer not to rely on personal vehicles. However, the bustling nature of the city may require adjustment for individuals with mobility issues or who prefer a quieter environment..

  4. Age-Friendly Initiatives: New York City has implemented various age-friendly initiatives to support older adults. These initiatives aim to improve accessibility, social participation, and community support for the aging population. Examples include programs for affordable housing, senior centers, and services geared towards older adults.

  5. Cost of Living: It's important to note that New York City has a high cost of living, including housing, transportation, and general expenses. The cost of housing, in particular, can be significantly higher compared to other cities. Financial considerations should be taken into account when evaluating the suitability of the city for older adults.

  6. Urban Environment: New York City is a bustling metropolis with a fast-paced and lively atmosphere. While this can be exciting for some, others may find it overwhelming or prefer a quieter environment. Noise, crowds, and the density of the city should be considered based on personal preferences and lifestyle.


The NYC Map of Aging shows available services, and amenities for residents age 65+.

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Safety, excellent infrastructure

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C'est parce que j'ai trouvé des gens qui beaucoup plus dur ds cette entreprise

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There is community however there can be difficult people as anywhere else.

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Safe, community is agr friendly

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taking care for elderly is other way around of taking care of our loved ones, that you can treat as your own especially people whose far away to their families or parents that can boost our love and treat them as our own, do not feel them as others or patient make it possible treat as part of the family.

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I studied business and English teaching especially in Spanish for foreign students, I love to learn new things, something about new cultures, improve my skills

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Lots of work in New York and transportation every corner.

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It is centrally located.

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I have been working with elderly patients for more then nine years, caring for them and that being a job that I enjoy doing, I have gained many experice and learnd from the patients of the years. Working with them is the same feeling as live in with a family member.

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