Link to Washington Heights Senior Resources http://www.washington-heights.us/resources/category.php?CatID=35
Senior centers serve anyone over the age of 60. All provide hot lunch (at noon unless otherwise listed), educational, health, cultural, recreational and social programs and activities. Their staff, who speak English and Spanish, will help patients with information and entitlement applications.
Marian Spencer, Director. 212-781-5700
Social adult day care
Ianthe Gillette, Director. 212-568-6933.
Church on the Hill Older Adult Luncheon Club
Jane Ruddy, Director. 212-781-6580.
Lunch is at 1pm. Meals delivered in immediate area.
Luz Rivera, Director. 212-569-7790.
99 Ft Washington Avenue, NY,
Rebecca Carel, Director.
Programs for persons with memory loss and developmental disabilities. Daily money management.
Jessica Benito, Director. 212-567-3200.
Breakfast provided. Meals delivered in immediate area.
Moriah Older Adult Luncheon Club
Betty Moniker, Director. 212-923-5715.
Additional languages: Russian, German, Yiddish.
Glatt Kosher lunch served at 1:30 Monday-Thursday and 11:30 am Friday.
Meals delivered in immediate area.
Ruth Rossini, Director. 212-781-8331.
Additional language: Armenian.
Limited transportation available to center, mental health services and Meals on Wheels intake.
Faith Fogelman, Director. 212-569-6200 x 221
Additional languages: Russian, German and Yiddish. Kosher lunch and home delivered meals. Transportation to center available.
Senior Clubs (no lunch is served)
Department of Parks and Recreation
Stephanie Lynch 212-927-1514.
Elizabeth Wright, President.
Meets monthly. Advocates for seniors.
RENA-COA Senior Club
Francine Conde, Director. 212-368-3295.
Trips, arts & crafts, social support and intergenerational program.
Washington Heights Institute for Retired Persons (WHIRP)
Rita Palter 212-795-6666.
Study groups; meets weekly.
Comprehensive diagnosis for persons with memory loss. Research studies/treatment
Ft Washington Houses Senior
Library with bilingual information and educational material about memory loss and services.
Adult Day Services
Provide social, recreational and therapeutic activities for mentally or physically frail seniors in a congregate setting. Some have services for caregivers as well
ARC Adult Social Day Care Center for the Elderly
21 Wadsworth Avenue, NY, NY 10033
Agueda Perez, Program Director 212-781-5700
An Adult Day Health Care Program
serving adults of upper
For list of services www.clubisabella.info
Patients must be functionally limited, under a doctir's care, over 18
Maria Pichardo, Case Worker 212-927-5600
For adults with memory loss
ElderServe at the Y
Ann Marie Levine 212-942-4182
Jewish Community Council of
Robin Kahan 212-568-5450
A weekly activity group for persons with memory loss. Kosher meals.
Care at Home
Institute Home Care Services
23 Nagle Avenue NY, NY 10040
Joan Shockness 212-942-6780
Nursing, physical therapy, speech therapy, recreational therapy, social work, home health aides, housekeepers.
RENA-COA "Friends for Friends"
Mary Merriweather, Director 212-368-3295
Information, referral and case management. Entitlement screenings.
VNS Home Care Services
St. Elizabeth's Church Parish Outreach
Sr. Loretta Carey 212-568-8803
Supportive services and home visits to elderly community homebound and nursing home residents.
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association
Ruth Robart-Mayer 212-983-0700.
Adult Protective Services (APS) is a state-mandated program that is available to persons 18 years of age and older without regard to income who:
Are mentally and/or physically impaired; and
Due to these impairments are unable to manage their own resources, carry out the activities of daily living, or protect themselves from abuse, neglect, exploitation or other hazardous situations without assistance from others; and
Have no one available, willing, and able to assist them responsibly.
Parenting Help and Support
The "Open Door"
A social/recreational program for developmentally disabled persons over 55 yrs.
Ivette Palestrant 212-342-9370
Library and services for persons with low vision. Visual aids, reading equipment and counselling.
Jewish Guild for the Blind
Low vision clinic, cassette library, day health care, radio station that broadcasts newspapers and a residence for blind seniors.
League for the Hard of Hearing
Keith Muller, director 212-741-7650
Hearing testing, counselling, hearing aids.
Low vision clinics, vocational training, independent living classes.
Lauren Evensen, MPH Research Coorindator/Swift Stroke Study
Bilingual activity and support group for post-stroke persons, families and care-givers.
Visions - Services for the Bling and Visually Impaired
Recreation, camp, educational programs and rehabilitative services for the legally blind.
Respite/Care out of Home
ElderServe at Night - Hebrew Home at Home
Overnight recreational and therapeutic program for older persons living at home who require continuous supervision during the night.
Yvonne Jones, director of admissions 212-342-9245
Scheduled stays of up to 30 days.
Jewish Home and Hospital
Agnes Lewis, director 212-870-5071
Sherri Zabko, coordinator 212-290-4975
Total continuum of managed care for nursing home eligible patients with Medicaid and Medicare.