Geriatrics - SBH Health System

Geriatrics

Image of senior couple in their home smiling

We are proud to offer a broad range of services to our senior citizens that recognize their multiple health problems and treat them with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. Seniors often suffer through multiple chronic illnesses and we strive to provide the best possible care through the talents and abilities of our many health professionals. Our programs for seniors include our Acute Care for the Elderly unit (ACE) for those admitted to the hospital, our Comprehensive Geriatrics Clinic for outpatient services, our Geriatrics Emergency Department Program where our specialists work together with the ED staff to insure the health and safety for our older patients, and our geriatrics consultation service which provides strong assistance to our excellent hospital services and promotes improved outcomes and coordination of care during a hospital stay.


Senior Health Center

Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE unit)

Geriatrics Emergency Department Program

Senior Health Center (Comprehensive Geriatrics Clinic)

  • Primary and consultative care screening for:
    • Memory loss
    • Depression
    • Falls and gait and balance disorders
  • Case management
  • Educational events for families
  • Support services:
    • Pharmacology
    • Diabetes
    • Podiatry
    • Dental Screening

Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) Unit

Promotes early ambulation, orientation, and nutrition while recovering from serious illnesses. Reduced episodes of confusion, increased independence, better physical condition on discharge, and safer transitions to home.

Geriatrics Emergency Department Program

On-site geriatric assessment team

Location & Hours

Senior Health Center
Center for Comprehensive Care
St. Barnabas Hospital
SBH Health System
4422 Third Avenue, 4th Floor
Bronx, NY 10457
Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm
718-960-3100

Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE Unit)
St. Barnabas Hospital
SBH Health System
4422 Third Avenue, 6th Floor
Bronx, NY 10457
Monday–Sunday, 11am–8pm
718-960-4311

Geriatrics Emergency Department
St. Barnabas Hospital
SBH Health System
4422 Third Avenue, Main Floor
Bronx, NY 10457
Open 24 hours
718-960-9290

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