Recommended Referral Resources

Outreach Physical and Occupational Therapy and Speech Rehabilitation

Company Name Contact Name Phone/Email Description of Services
Silver Stars Fitness Jason Greenspan (646) 573-9724 In-Home or Office:
Personal training, Massage therapy, Yoga/Pilates, Nutrition Counseling

In Fitness Studio:
Group classes for the baby boomer and beyond: Boot camp, balance and coordination; Classes geared towards the arthritic client

Inspired Memory Care Nettie Harper/Kelly Gilligan Consultation is usually with the person living with dementia. We spend time assessing for strengths and then generate a report with suggestions for engagement and approach based on those strengths, as well as any challenges that have been identified.
ATH Care Steven Kanter, DPT (917) 848-7246 Home Safety/modification design and consultation.
Prosthetics in Motion Chris Kort (212) 951-7352 Provide high-quality prosthetics/c-legs. Out of pocket only.
LIM Innovations Macarthur Hanger (844) 888-8546 The infinite Socket: Below or above knee amputees. Covered by Medicare. Lighter, more comfortable, easier to don/doff.
Orthotist Peter Vales (908) 966-0620 Can see patients in various parts of Manhattan or in his clinic.
Rusk Institute (Aqua Therapy)   (212) 263-6070 Aqua Therapy – Water Rehabilitation
In-Home Podiatrist Jeff Falcone, DPM (212) 838-4151 Covered by Medicare.
Out-patient wheelchair clinic @ Mt. Sinai Jenny Leiberman, OT (212) 824-7633  Offers wheelchair clinics and assessments in a small group environment AT the hospital outpatient center. Hands-on physical assessments are performed and are supplemented with pressure-mapping technology when warranted. The clinic is led by Jenny Lieberman, MSOTR/L, ATP, who works closely with other departments, including wound care, geriatrics, medicine and neurology, to provide appropriate interventions.
Fix My Wheelchair Phone: (844) 349-4892
Fax: (844) 947-2628
Repair service specializing in manual and motorized wheelchairs, mobility scooters, walkers, rollators, transport chairs, hospital beds and lift chairs.
Wheeling Forward Phone: (646) 450-0077
Wheeling Forward steps in to help recently disabled people that lack a support system and resources to obtain the services they need. We know that disability impacts every person’s life differently and work to address each person’s diverse needs. As people adapt to life with a long term disability, Wheeling Forward helps them navigate the health and social service systems on the way to an active life in the community.
Hudson Seating and Mobility (in Plainview, NY) J. Gregg Blanchard, ATP Phone: (800) 321-4442 x304
NY (Plainview): (516) 833-1797
NJ: (973) 852-4065
Will assess and measure for appropriate wheelchair, motorized chair, or custom.
Lighthouse International Jessica Hughson-Andrade
Outreach Coordinator
Lighthouse International
111 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022
Direct Tel: (212) 821-9371

Store: The Lighthouse Store
For more than 100 years, Lighthouse International has been a leader in meeting the evolving needs of people who are dealing with, or are at risk for, vision loss and blindness. Through services, education, research, and advocacy, the Lighthouse enables people with low vision and blindness to enjoy safe, independent and productive lives.
American Foundation for the Blind
VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired Bill Hixson, OTR/L, CVRT, COMS
(Senior Director of Rehab)
Phone: (212) 625-1616
VISIONS FREE programs in the Greater New York Metropolitan area train and serve legally blind and low vision persons of all ages, including those with multiple disabilities, elders, limited-English speakers and culturally diverse consumers, and their families.
Victoria Zhang
Dr. David Simpson
Director Adult Spasticity Clinic

MT Sinai

(212) 263-3415
(212) 241-8748
Botox injections for spastic/rigid patient
Botox injections for spastic/rigid patient
NYC Well (888) 692-9355
You can also text WELL to 65173 or go to NYC Well, an online resource for individuals, families, and agencies in need.
Has a staff of trained mental health professionals that can help callers find the most appropriate mental health and substance abuse services for their needs. Services include counseling, suicide prevention, crisis intervention, peer support, referrals to care, assistance in connecting to the referral, and follow-up services.
Lifeline: Philips   (800) 543-3546 x3050 Medical Alert Services in-home, help/call buttons. Auto alerts.
The National MS Society
(NYC Chapter)
  (212) 463-7787  Resources for MS population
New Beginnings Cleaners Phone: (347) 413-5177
Clean homes: move in/out, deep clean, post-construction cleaning, organization services, hoarder cleaning, recurring service available.
Approach Quality Transportation Accept Insurance Phone: (646) 661-3333
An alternative to Access-a-Ride; Transport patient to and from wherever (doctors appointments), etc.
Acupuncture Corporation of America Accept insurance; have multiple locations throughout NYC Phone: (646) 998-4886 Acupuncturists with multiple locations; has Affiliations with NY Cornell and Columbia Presbyterian Hospital.
Certified Home Health Agencies (CHHAs)      
Revival Zvi Adler, Director of Rehab. (877) 275-7442 x274 Servicing for Brooklyn providing quality nursing and therapeutic care under Medicare A
VNS Manhattan location (212) 609-6219 Servicing for all boroughs providing quality nursing and therapeutic care under Medicare A
Licensed Home Health Agencies (LHHAs) Non-Medical Agencies and Private Pay      
Select Care Kelly Takemura, RN, Director of Nursing Phone: (212) 505-3640 RNs and Home Health Aides providing home care throughout NYC – long or short-term assignments.
Medicaid Providers and Long-Term Care Providers (Home Care)      
Carter Burden Center Mary Dodd, Director, Tatiana (Admin), Pio Cabada SW (212) 879-7400 x113
Fax: (212) 879-9864
Social workers, volunteers, home attendants
Medicaid Advisory Group Ginalisa Monterroso (646) 745-9122
Fax: (917) 210-3629
Home Care Assistance
Quality Healthcare Steven Miller
(Director of Marketing and Outreach)
Phone: (718) 338-8500 x 4775
Cell: (646) 280-7365

Home Care Assistance
Visiting Practitioners: Case Management, Social Work, Home/Social Companions
NY Foundation for Sr. Citizens Lisa Alli (212) 962-7559 x298 (For Case Management) They provide case management/and social work/home attendants; $7.25 an hour for home attendants during the week; $7.50 an hour on weekend; Free social work visit: 4 hrs 2x a week minimum.
ComForCare Kyle Budinscak (212) 256-1933 Providing either a Social Companion or Home Companion. ComForCare recruits individuals from the arts and performing arts, healthcare fields and other various professions.
Neighborhood Organizations
Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Kate Geitner (212) 744-5022 Social workers, home attendants
Dorot (West Side) (212) 769-2850 Offering a range of participatory programs and services for seniors on the Upper West Side.
Workers/Geriatric Care Managers/Psychotherapists      
ElderCare Chris Crowley, GCM (212) 929-8724 Geriatric Care Management
Live Connected Katie Kluger and Elissa Kleinhaus (347) 309-6033 Geriatric Care Management
Concierge Health Sheila Kolt/Dana Reisch (646) 831-2982 Geriatric Care Management – Free Consultation
Senior Residence and Assisted Living Facility      
Riverview Senior Residence   Phone: (212) 586-4546
Location: 519 West 49th Street, New York, NY
Supportive services, such as 3 meals daily, housekeeping, laundry services, social activities, 24-hour security, transportation and much more.
Bright Side Manor, Assisted Living Facility   (201) 692-1000
Location: Tea Neck, NJ
Provides affordable housing and support services that respond to the changing needs and preferences of older adults, offering a choice (home-like environment)
General Psychiatry Outside Resource      
Service Program for Older People (SPOP)   (212) 787-7120 x514 Accepts psychiatry referrals age 55 and up, accept insurance including Medicare.
Music Program      
Lincoln Center Moments Phone: (212) 875-5375
Lincoln Center Moments is a free performance-based program specially designed for individuals with dementia and their caregivers.

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