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Senior Services

Offering the Best in Senior Care Services

North Shore-LIJ offers a wide range of senior care services and recognizes the need for specialized care and treatments for patients. As each of our senior patients is different, the level and scope of care can change dramatically. That's why the senior care services of North Shore-LIJ offers programs for our patients including senior home care, rehabilitation services, geriatric medical services and other programs that focus on palliative care.

Senior Home Care Services
North Shore-LIJ Home Care Network offers doctors, nurses, therapists and aides to give seniors the care and support they need in the comfort of their own home.

Learn more about our Home Care services.

Senior Rehabilitation Care Services
North Shore-LIJ Rehabilitation Network offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services to help you find relief from pain and get moving again. No matter what the cause, whether it is an accident, injury, illness or surgery, we offer complete rehabilitation services to help restore your movement and range of motion.

Learn more about our Rehabilitation services.

Geriatric Medical Services
Geriatrics is the subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the health and well-being of older adults. Learn more about our geriatric medical services.

Skilled Nursing Facilities
For patients in need of managed senior care services, we offer short-term rehabilitation and extended care skilled nursing services at two renowned locations:

Hospice Care
Hospice is a personalized senior care medical service and offers emotional comfort for patients and families facing the last stages of a life-limiting illness. The philosophy is to care for the patient's mind, body and spirit and to support their families so they can enjoy each day they have together.

Learn more about the North Shore-LIJ Hospice Care Network.

Palliative Care
Palliative Care is the treatment of patients living with life-limiting or advanced illness where the focus is on relieving suffering and promoting quality of life. Major components of this specialty senior care service are pain and symptom management, communication, family support, coordination of care and attention to spiritual needs.

Learn more about North Shore-LIJ’s palliative care services.

Mental Health Services
The Zucker Hillside Hospital offers senior care services for older patients and their families in an organized continuum of care, including emergency access and inpatient, partial hospital, outpatient, homebound and nursing home-based subspecialty geropsychiatry programs.

The Senior Navigator
Need help navigating the maze of services available as you or a loved one gets older? The Senior Navigator program is a free information, referral and assistance center designed to help seniors and their families find and access senior care services. A team of professional social workers and trained volunteers are here to provide you with support, comfort, information and guidance.

North Shore-LIJ Senior Navigator referral services are free. Call (888) 243-6272.

Caregiver Resource Guide
If you are among the many adults across our community who are trying to juggle work and family life while caring for a loved one’s special needs, then download our Caregiver Resource Guide for information about senior care services and help with:

  • Communicating with the healthcare team
  • Planning ahead for the emergency department and hospital admissions
  • Community support services
  • Finding reliable health information on the Internet

Fall and Injury Prevention
Falls are the leading cause of emergency room visits and home injuries. Each year, one out of three seniors suffers moderate to severe injuries, leading to nursing home placement. Many falls, however, are preventable.

Get tips to reduce your risk and learn about our fall and injury prevention program called Stepping On.

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