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Thank you for visiting the Tompkins County Office for the Aging, your point of entry into aging services in Tompkins County. We provide objective and unbiased information regarding the array of services available for older adults and their caregivers. Established in 1975, our mission is to assist older adults and persons with long term care needs to live independently in their homes and communities with quality of life and dignity.


Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.
214 W. Martin Luther King Jr./State Street (Human Services Annex Building)
Ithaca, NY 14850
Telephone: (607) 274-5482

Recent News/Upcoming Events and Announcements


  • COVID-19 Update: All Office for the Aging business will be conducted by phone. If you have an appointment or need services from the Office for the Aging, please call 607-274-5482.  In the case that visitors do come to the office they will be instructed to call the office and staff will assist them. The Personal Emergency Response program medical monitoring will continue as usual and service inquiries will be addressed and prioritized on the phone. Thank you for your understanding during this challenging time.


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We offer Language Interpretation services for all of our programs. 

Tompkins County's Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and Language Assistance Plan (LAP).