The Department of Senior Programs and Services offers varied events, programs and sessions throughout the year. To stay in the know, view the department's events on the county events calendar.

Virtually all of the programs are free and open to the public. Some, however, may require advance reservations.



Senior Programs and Services and its Commissioner Mae Carpenter have won many awards over the years. In particular, the department won recognition from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging for two trailblazing initiatives. Find out more about these awards.



  • Westchester County residents can sign up for Quick News for Seniors. It’s a convenient way to get updates on programs, benefits and services for seniors and caregivers by e-mail. You can also sign up for e-mail Quick News from other county departments.

  • Senior advocates: Sign up for Quick News for the Aging Network. These items are e-mail updates about various programs aimed at professionals in the aging field.