Whether you’re 18 or 98, a senior adult or a person with a disability or chronic condition, we know how precious your independence is to you. We know what a challenge maintaining independence can be. And we know the support you need.
When you join ICS, you have that support—home care, health care, and social services. You have a Care System. You become a valued member of the ICS community. And you don’t have to go it alone.
Independence Care System is dedicated to supporting adults with physical disabilities and chronic conditions to live at home and participate fully in community life.
ICS operates a nonprofit Medicaid managed long-term care plan serving Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens.
July 17, 2014
For criminal justice agencies and social service providers, financial scamming falls under the umbrella of elder abuse. Considering our rapidly aging population, the National Justice Institute (NIJ) warns, abuse of the elderly is a poorly understood but growing danger. Read More
July 10, 2014
While house fires have been trending downward in the United States over the past decade, senior adults continue to be at high risk. When it comes to ensuring that seniors remain safe, family members and other caregivers are on the front lines in communicating and implementing prevention strategies. Read More
July 3, 2014
Starting a business is no easy feat, but it’s a path that many people with disabilities have found worth pursuing. The federal government has a range of resources for entrepreneurs with disabilities, including answers to frequently asked questions and advice regarding common hurdles that new business owners face. Read More
June 26, 2014
Jason DaSilva was an up-and-coming documentary filmmaker at the time he was diagnosed with MS. Just a few months after learning about his disease, and with his family’s encouragement, he decided to document his challenges through film. Read More