Health

Catholic Guardian Society and Home Bureau
East Hampton Administrator, 631-324-8353
Hampton Bays, NY 631-728-8080

Dominican Sisters Family Health Service
360 Montauk Highway, Wainscott, NY, 631-537-6759
103-6 West Montauk Highway, P.O. Box 209, Hampton Bays, NY, 631-728-0937

East End Hospice
Westhampton Beach, NY, 631-288-8400

BenefitsCheckUp.org Free onlne screening tool that searches local and private programs that help seniors pay for prescriptions drugs, utility bills, meals, health care and others.

The East Hampton Healthcare Center and Foundation
200 Pantigo Place, East Hampton, NY, Dir. Sheila Rogers, 631-324-8943

Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC)
EPIC Help Line at 1-800-332-3742

Fighting Chance
P.O. Box 1358
112 Hampton Street, Sag Harbor, NY, 631-725-4646

Health Care Consumer Information & License Verification Service
Office of the Professions at 1-518-474-3817, TDD/TTY: 1-518-473-1426

Health Care Proxy
Senior Citizens’ Hot Line at 1-800-342-9871

Health Insurance Balanced Billing
Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP) Hot Line at 1-800-333-4114

HELPGUIDE.ORG
Trusted Guide to Mental, Emotional & Social Health. Helps guide you to the transition to Assisted Living.

Hospital Patients’ Rights
Upon admission to the hospital, a patient should receive a copy of the Hospital Patients’
Bill of rights. This booklet is designed to help you understand what rights you have
during your hospitalization regarding treatment and care.

Medicare
Hot Line at 1-800-633-4227 TTY-TTD 1-877-486-2048

Medicare Rights Helpline
Counseling Hot Line 1-800-333-4114

Medicare vs. Medicaid
Do you get Medicare and Medicaid confused? You’re not alone. Read our definitive guide to Medicare vs. Medicaid to find out the differences between the two, who’s eligible, and what each covers.

MedlinePlus
Health topics for Seniors.

National Institute of Health on Aging

New York State Department of Health. Oversees and handles complaints dealing with hospitals, nursing home, adult homes and assisted livings. Suffolk & Nassau County 631-851-3080

Nursing Home Hotline 1-888-201-4563

Adult Home Hotline 1-866-893-6772

New York State Ombudsman Program 1-800-342-9871

NYP$ a free pharmacy discount card sponsored by NY state 1-800-788-6917

The Senior Navigator Helpline. Free information and referral assistance center from North Shore LIJ 1-888-243-6272

Social Model Day Care. Provides care for frail, isolated, and physically or cognitively impaired seniors. Also provides much needed relief to caregivers. Most will have roundtrip transportation. 631-594-9881

East Hampton Town of East Hampton Intergenerational Day Care. 328 Accabonac Highway, East Hampton, NY 11937. 631-324-0467
Southampton Southampton Hospital. 240 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY 11968 General info: 631-726-8200.
Social work Dept: 631-726-8356.
Care Management Dept: 631-726-8334

Suffolk County Department of Health Services
631-853-3000
Weekends and Emergencies (after 5pm), 631-852-4820

Suffolk County Department of Social Services
631-854-9935
Weekends and Emergencies (after 4:30pm), 631-854-9100

Suffolk County Handicapped Services
631-853-8333

Stuff Seniors Need