Senior Navigator

Senior Navigator

Need help navigating the maze of senior services?

The Senior Navigator program is a free information, referral and assistance center designed to help older adults and their families find and access services. Our team of professional social workers and trained volunteers are here to provide support, comfort, information and guidance for:

  • Caregivers who are feeling overwhelmed
  • Family members who are concerned
  • Seniors who need some guidance
  • Patients who are recovering from an illness, injury or surgery
  • People coping with a new condition
  • Individuals who are looking for health care services

Get helpful information

  • Insurance and benefits
  • Housing options
  • Dementia and Alzheimer’s resources
  • Bereavement
  • Community programs
  • Events
  • Home safety 
  • Advance directives (health proxy, living will, etc.) 
  • Long term care planning

Get useful resources

  • Doctors (e.g. specialists, geriatric medicine, home-based) 
  • Nursing homes 
  • Assisted living facilities 
  • Adult day care programs 
  • Home care agencies(e.g. nurses,therapists and aides) 
  • Geriatric care managers 
  • Mental health specialists and facilities 
  • Veteran services 
  • Substance abuse programs 
  • Rehabilitation programs (inpatient and outpatient) 
  • Palliative care programs 
  • Senior legal specialists
  • Hospice (facility and home-based) 
  • Support groups 
  • Housekeeping services 
  • Transportation 
  • Home meal delivery programs

(866) 651-4200

Senior helpline

Need help navigating the maze of services available as you or a loved one gets older? Free help is just a phone call away. Contact the Home Care Referral Center and select option 3 for senior navigator. 

Senior care services

Northwell Health recognizes the need for specialized care and treatments for senior citizens. To that end, the health system offers a wide range of senior care services.

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Care at the touch of a button

Connect to your local emergency ambulance service, fire department, police department and family with a press of the Northwell Health On Call medical alert pendant.