Older In New York (2012)

By NewsDoc Class of 2013

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New York is an old city growing older. As aging adults continue to make up a larger portion of the population, people are re-imagining and redefining what it means to grow old. They’re texting and sexting and learning new languages, but for a demographic that will soon outnumber school-age children, growing pains still make this city of opportunity tough to navigate.

This site is a production of New York University’s Arthur Carter Journalism Institute. It features stories of older New Yorkers facing – and celebrating – being older in New York.