Keeping You Well

A Better Care Option
235 East 62 St. - Suite 4 (2/3 Aves)
212-751-6315; Fax: 347-772-3460

A Better Care Option, a licensed, locally owned care agency, provides outstanding home companion services for the Upper East Side community. Our certified caregivers, carefully chosen from this area, have the skills & nurturing demeanor to provide you with the kind of personal service you value. Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9 am - 5 pm. See our

Cosmetic Dental of New York, P.C.
53 East 66 St. (Park/Madison)
212-929-0080; Fax 347-338-1379

The dentists at CDoNY are unique in their education, experience, & backgrounds. Each of our dentists has multi-specialty training including implant surgery & maxillofacial prosthodontics. This very high level of cross-training enables us to offer comprehensive family dental care & cosmetic dentistry unique to our practice. By appointment: Tues.-Fri. and one Sat. a month.

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)
535 East 70 St. (East of York)

HSS is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. At its core is Hospital for Special Surgery, nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics (for the 11th consecutive year), No. 4 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2020-2021) & named a leader in pediatric orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report “Best Children’s Hospitals” list (2020-2021).

Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital (MEETH)
210 East 64 St. (2/3 Aves.)

A member of Northwell Health
MEETH provides ambulatory surgery & a variety of outpatient specialty services. Established in 1869 & is world-renowned for its accomplishments in ophthalmology, otolaryngology, plastic surgery & orthopedics. MEETH serves as the ambulatory Surgery Center for Lenox Hill Hospital, performing ophthalmology, orthopedics, ENT, plastics, general surgery, vascular, urology & GYN surgeries.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

1275 York Ave. (67/68)
MSKCC is the world’s oldest & largest private cancer center, having devoted more than 130 years to exceptional patient care, innovative research, & outstanding educational programs. Contact our Physician Referral Service: 800¬525-2225 for an appointment or information about treatment. To learn about events, prevention, care, research, & survivor-ship, you may sign up at:

Manny’s Optical
1101 First Ave. (60/61)
212-759-5990; Fax: 212-759-5991

Licensed Optician • Duplicate Rx • 1 Hour Service • Motor Vehicle Test • Wide Selection of Designer Frames • Offer Discount on most Insurance Plans • Open: Mon.-Fri. 9 am - 7 pm; Sat. 10 am - 5 pm.

Michael’s Optical
1153 Second Ave. (60/61)
212-421-3655; Fax: 212-421-8611

We are Licensed Opticians. We fill all types of prescriptions for eyeglasses and contact lenses. We feature designer frames; we also do repairs. Lab is on premises. Eye doctor available. Insurances accepted. One-hour Service Available. Open: Mon.-Thurs. 10 am - 5:30 pm; Fri. 10 am - 2 pm; Sun. 11 am - 4 pm. e-mail:

New York Blood Center
310 East 67 St. (1/2 Aves.)
1-800-933-BLOOD (2566)

New York Blood Center’s mission is to provide safe blood products to patients in Tri-State Area Hospitals & in Philadelphia. We also conduct research & provide laboratory & medical services. Visit our website to locate blood drives in your area or visit our East 67th Street donor center. Call 1-800-933-BLOOD to make an appointment. www,

NYC Elder Abuse Center (NYCEAC) Weill Cornell Medicine
Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine 525 East 68 St., Box 39, NY, NY 10065

NYCEAC prevents elder abuse & improves responses to it. Two key programs are: 1) A case consultation helpline for NYC professionals working with elder abuse victims: 212-746¬7211. 2) A confidential Helpline service for family, friends, neighbors seeking information, support, and referrals re: NYC-residing older victims: 212¬746-6905.E-mail:

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Medical Center

525 East 68 St. (East of York)
General Information: 212-746-5454
Physician Referral: 877-NYP-WELL

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine, is among the foremost academic medical centers in the world with 862 beds providing state-of-the-art inpatient, ambulatory, & preventive care in all areas of medicine & is committed to excellence in patient care, education, research, and community service. If you would like to sign up to know more about what NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell medical Center is doing around your community go to

The Rockefeller University
1230 York Ave. (66)

The Rockefeller University is the world’s leading biomedical research university and is dedicated to conducting innovative, high-quality research to improve the understanding of life for the benefit of humanity. Rockefeller’s approximately 80 laboratories conduct research in neuroscience, immunology, biochemistry, genomics, & many other areas.

Ronald McDonald House®New York (RMH-NY)
405 East 73 St. (York/1 Aves.)
212-639-0100; Fax: 212-639-0176

Ronald McDonald House New York provides a temporary accommodation for 95 families with a child in active Pediatric Cancer treatment & who have been referred to one of our 16 partner hospitals to seek treatment for their child’s rare or aggressive cancer. Under the direction of President & CEO Ruth C. Browne, SD, the “House” on East 73 Street offers a strong, supportive, & caring environment. RMH-NY is a 501c3 charity, & we rely upon the generosity of the community for our support.

Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM)
1300 York Ave. (69/70)
General Information: 646-962-9476
Physician Referral: 646-962-2000

WCM is committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery & the education of future physicians in NYC & around the world. The doctors & scientists of WCM—faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, & Weill Cornell Medicine Physician Organization—are engaged in world-class clinical care & cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations & prevention strategies.

The Wellness Center of NY
234 East 60 St. (2/3 Aves.)
212-980-5444; Fax 888-316-4339

Wellness Center of NY provides individualized high-level Alternative Healthcare. The care consists of Chiropractic & Physical Therapy in a boutique storefront. Our niche is corrective care. Our blend of upscale corrective care is the industry standard in wellbeing & restorative care. Insurances are accepted & consultations are always done at our expense! Because it is your health, and we take it seriously.