New York City is full of fun, interesting, and unique senior-friendly activities that will keep you busy for a long time. This neighborhood guide is separated by borough and it should help senior and home care aid figure out where to go today.
Brooklyn might be considered the best place for young people to live in New York City, but there are plenty of activities that people of all ages can enjoy too. There is ample green space thanks to Prospect Park, Fort Greene Park, Sunset Park, and many others. The Brooklyn Museum and New York Transit Museum are a testament to the borough’s appreciation for history and art, and live sporting events are easy to access thanks to the Barclays Center in Prospect Heights and Brooklyn Cyclones in Coney Island.
Queens has many interesting sights to see and is a great place for senior living. Flushing Meadows-Corona Park provides the perfect outdoor space for everyone, while the Museum of the Moving Image and Queens Museum offer great ways to learn and exercise the mind. Have some real fun with a trip to the Queens Zoo or a ballgame to see the New York Mets and Citi Field.
Home to 7,000 acres of green space, the Bronx has an incredible amount of green space open to the public in the form of Pelham Bay Park and the New York Botanical Garden. The borough is also famous for the Bronx Zoo and as the home to the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. There are also several well-regarded museums and art galleries to check out.
The center of the busiest city in the world still allows time for fun, leisurely activities outside your home. Many outdoor spaces in Manhattan, like Central Park and the High Line near Chelsea Market, are perfect for seniors. Be a tourist for the day and see the Empire State Building, check out Madison Square Garden, or visit some of the most
prestigious museums in the world, like the Guggenheim, MoMA, or the Met.
I would like to express my gratitude for your great service. The attendant you sent to me, Olga, is a caring, loving, dedicated and devoted person.
I was visiting Parker this week and had an opportunity to meet Mireille and observe her in action. I was very, very happy to see the care she takes of my uncle.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your staff for your unstinting help in taking care of my father. I can’t overstate what a difference it has made in his life.
I writing you to let you know my satisfaction with the service that my mother Matilda S. and I have received from your Patient Advocate Tanya. We were without an aide on Sunday, October 12, no one was scheduled, or aide said no one told her, the coordinator said she did.
We would like to thank Edison Home Health Care’s amazing staff for taking such wonderful care of our grandmother. Two years ago, she suffered a stroke, rendering her immobile.
I am a social worker at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in NYC. I first learned of Edison Home Health Care through a patient, who specifically requested that I arrange for a home attendant through Edison, given its strong reputation.
I am writing this letter to let you know how I feel about my home attendant, Ms. Grant, who is with me seven days a week. Let me emphasize some of her qualities and explain what makes her an amazing home health aide (“HHA”).
My mother suffered a traumatic brain injury ten years ago, which sadly caused her severe physical, mental and emotional disabilities. While she requires constant care, she is not an easy person to live with – she can explode out of nowhere, lashing out at those around her, and often shouts and cries incoherently.
It is my immense pleasure to inform you that my family is very pleased with Guerli Jean as a caregiver for my mom Gertrude Mercado. My mom was diagnosed with Alzheimers/Dementia three years ago and it has been difficult on the family.