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Greenwich CT Healthcare

Greenwich residents have available in their own community an unsurpassed standard of excellence in medical care, emergency services and wellness institutions. They also have ready access to the four-hospital Westchester Medical Center, Danbury, Norwalk and Bridgeport, Connecticut hospitals, internationally acclaimed Yale New Haven and renown hospitals in New York like New York-Presbyterian, Beth Israel, Mount Sinai and Memorial Sloan-Kettering and NYU Medical Center.

Greenwich is served by the nonprofit, 174-bed Greenwich Hospital with 270 physicians and dentists delivering care and in the adjoining community of Stamford the 305-bed Stamford Hospital and its short-term 260-bed St. Joseph Medical Center.

Greenwich Hospital is affiliated with the Yale New Haven Health System. It is also a partner of the Greenwich Emergency Medical Service, an ambulance service known by the acronym GEMS, an independent nonprofit whose vehicles are staffed by paramedics licensed by the state.

More information about Greenwich Hospital can be found from this listing below:

Greenwich Hospital
5 Perryridge Road

Greenwich, CT 06830

203.863.3000


For more information about Greenwich Hospital's Yale New Have Health System refer to the listing below:

Yale New Haven Health System
789 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519

Toll-Free Phone: 888.461.0106

Doctors


An extensive list of physicians practicing medicine in Greenwich and environs gives the community a standard of medical care characterized by the latest advancements in health and healing and thinking as modern as tomorrow.

Greenwich Hospital Doctor Referral Services


Greenwich Hospital
5 Perryridge Road

Greenwich, CT 06830

Referral Phone: 203.863.3627

ElderCare


The community concern for the well-being and comfort of Greenwich's elderly is reflected in the extensive scope and number of agencies offering assistance for those of advanced years.

Every conceivable health service for senior citizens - generally considered as those 60 and up - is made available by institutions and agencies that represent government, public nonprofits and the private sector. Each organization has an important niche of its own.

Greenwich Adult Day Care
A core organization is Greenwich Adult Day Care (established 1977) providing no-longer-independent seniors with professionally supervised social activities, personal care, medical monitoring and therapeutic and rehabilitation services.

Greenwich Adult Day Care
 125 River Road
Cos Cob CT 06807

203.622.0079


Greenwich Hospital
At Greenwich Hospital, a Geriatric Health and Resource Center offers home assessments and medical consultations with a staff that assembles a geriatrician, gerontologist and geriatric nurses practitioner. A popular program for seniors called Generations which covers health, social and educational facilities.

Greenwich Hospital
Geriatric Health and Resource Center

5 Perryridge Road
Greenwich, CT 06830

203.863.4374

Greenwich Social Services-Aging Services Division
From the Aging Services Division of the Greenwich Social Services Department the elderly have access to casework aid, economic support and homemaker and social work services. Social Services also offer Greenwich Health Insurance Counseling for Seniors, Friendly Visitors and Senior Connections, an intergenerational computer training program. The department also publishes two publications, Spotlight on Seniors and The Savvy Senior, mailed to senior households in Greenwich.

Aging Services Division
Greenwich Social Service Department
101 Field Point Road
Greenwich, CT 06830

203.622.3800


Meals-on-Wheels, the national nonprofit, offers a Greenwich service for seniors and others regardless of age, preparing and delivering meals, given referrals by health care professionals.

Meals-on-Wheels
89 Maple Avenue

Greenwich, CT 06830

203.869.1312

Elderly Transportation Services
In the transportation area, the options for the elderly include: The Transportation Association of Greenwich, a nonprofit that operates a fleet of 15 specially modified vans to drive the elderly and disabled door-to-door between home and health and educational resources. Red Cross Transportation Services, offering vehicles staffed by volunteers carry Greenwich residents to health care and rehabilitation appointments. Call-A-Ride, a nonprofit that supplies rides - with 24 hours notice -for residents 60 and older, anywhere in Greenwich for any purpose.

Transportation Association of Greenwich
13 Riverside Avenue

Riverside, CT 06878

203.637.4226

Red Cross Transportation Services
99 Indian Field Road

Greenwich, CT 06830
203.869.8444


Call-A-Ride
37 Lafayette Place
Greenwich, CT 06830

 

Emergency Services


Greenwich Emergency Medical Service - or GEMS to give it an acronym - calls itself "an emergency room on wheels only minutes away."

GEMS is an independent nonprofit agency that operates an ambulance service in partnership with Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich EMS and the Greenwich Police Department. About half of the operating budget is furnished by the Town of Greenwich. Donations from the public also fund the service.

In addition, Greenwich Hospital and the Greenwich Convenient Medical Center offer non-appointment medical care while Greenwich Chapter of the American Red Cross responds with medical in disaster situations.

Referenced Resources

Greenwich Emergency Medical Service, Inc. (GEMS)
1111 East Putnam Avenue

Riverside, CT 06878
Emergency Number: 911

203.637.7505

Greenwich Hospital Emergency Services
Greenwich Hospital Emergency Room
5 Perryridge Road
Greenwich, CT 06830
Emergency Number: 911

Poison Control Center: 800.222.1222
203.863.3000

Greenwich Convenient Medical Center

1200 East Putnam Avenue

Greenwich, CT 06878
203.698.1419

Disaster Relief


American Red Cross
99 Indian Field Road

Greenwich, CT 06830

203.869.8444