Age Friendly Albany County
Albany County
DEPARTMENT for AGING
162 Washington Avenue | Albany, NY 12210
Phone: (518) 447-7198 | Fax: (518) 447-7188
Lisa A. Ferretti, LMSW, Commissioner

Department for Aging

Our Mission

Albany County Department for Aging's mission is to connect adults age 60+ and their families/caregivers with community resources that promote independence, self-direction, dignity and improved quality of life.

We are committed to increasing access to a comprehensive and coordinated system of supports and services, including:

  • information & assistance
  • congregate meals
  • home delivered meals
  • nutrition counseling
  • adult day care
  • in-home health services
  • caregiver support programs
  • volunteer opportunities

For more information, contact Albany County NY Connects (518) 447-7177, Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 4:30


The Aging Network

Albany County Department for Aging is one of 59 Area Agencies on Aging in New York State and part of the national aging network, which supports and implements comprehensive in-home and community based services with special focus on those with the greatest social and economic needs. Our programs and services are made possible through funding from Albany County, the New York State Office for the Aging, U.S. Administration on Aging, participant contributions and volunteers who generously donate their time.

We welcome your questions and feedback: 

Albany County Department for Aging
162 Washington Avenue, 6th Floor
Albany, NY  12210
(518) 447-7198
aging@albanycounty.com

2018 Proposed Plan for Aging Services [.pdf]


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Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy

Questions? Call us! (518) 447-7177