The Suffolk County Office for the Aging will be conducting public hearings on its Annual Implementation Plan for the program year April 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017.

The hearings will provide a venue for community members to learn about programs and services provided by the Office for the Aging.  It is also an opportunity for the public to offer feedback on issues impacting older residents. 

The Public Hearings are scheduled for:

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Town of Babylon

Tanner Park Senior Center 

2 Tanner Park

Copiague, NY 11726

Time: 10:30 am    

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Town of Southold

Human Resource Center

750 Pacific Street

Mattituck, NY 11952

Time: 10:30 am

For more information, please call (631) 853-8200.

Welcome from County Executive Steve Bellone

The Suffolk County Office for the Aging is the designated Area Agency on Aging under the Older Americans Act. For over 40 years, Suffolk County Office for the Aging has administered federal, state and county programs for persons 60 years of age and older.

Specific goals for the Office are to develop a comprehensive service system designed to assist persons 60 years of age and older in maintaining maximum independence and dignity, to remove barriers to economic and personal independence, and to provide a continuum of care for the vulnerable elderly. Most importantly, Suffolk County Office for the Aging acts as advocate on behalf of all Suffolk County senior citizens.


Medicare Open Enrollment

Have you done your yearly Medicare Plan Review?

October 15-December 7 is the one time of year when ALL people with Medicare can make changes to their health and prescription drug plans for the next year.  Take some time to review your coverage to ensure it still meets you needs.  For assistance 24 hours a day visit or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227).  TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048.  For assistance locally you may call HIICAP (Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program) at 631-979-9490x18 or Suffolk County Office for the Aging/NY Connects at 631-853-8200.

County Links

Program & Services Guide for Senior Citizens


There are 30 Senior Nutrition Programs in Suffolk County.  Senior Nutrition Programs include both home delivered and congregate meal sites.  For the location of the congregate meal sites please click the link below. 

Congregate Nutrition Sites

Senior Advocates

Senior Advocates are available at over 50 sites throughout the community to provide benefits counseling.  Although appointments are not necessary it is suggested you contact the site to confirm the date and time.   

See the Senior Advocate Schedule

Senior Advocates Locations

Office of Emergency Management

The Emergency Preparedness Registry collects information emergency responders will need to help locate and evacuate people during an emergency, especially when a family, caregiver or others are unable to help them.  Sign up here: Emergency Preparedness Registry


Finding the right long term services and supports to help you can be very confusing. NY Connects: Choices for Long Term Care is your trusted place for information and assistance about long term services and supports whether you are paying for services yourself, through insurance, or eligible for a government program.

Local NY Connects Information and Assistance Specialists provide personalized counseling to help you make informed decisions and can assist you in accessing available long term services and supports to meet existing or future long term needs.

For assistance call (631) 853-8200.