Photo by myself, somewhere in Chelsea.
I've written before that it's not easy for the elderly to get around the city. In fact, it's a mixed bag.
Walking up and down multiple stairs to the subway or to one's apartment can be difficult, and sidewalks are often crowded and uneven. But the buses are a great alternative and they're reliable, too.
If you live in an elevator building, then daily life is much easier. You can get groceries delivered for a few bucks.
Related posts: The Jazzman, 34th Street, Old Friends, in Alphabet City and Older Birds, on Fifth Avenue.