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.
May 23, 2013
Many older Independence Care System members and their caregivers, like millions of other Americans who are growing older every day, want to know what will help them to ward off dementia, a condition that plagues more than half of all 85-year-olds. Read More
May 16, 2013
Inflamed joints, pain, swelling, stiffness—the symptoms of arthritis. Many of us know someone who has arthritis, or live with the disease ourselves. In fact, arthritis is the number one cause of disability in America. In this, Arthritis Awareness Month, we thought we’d review the facts about arthritis, the symptoms, and how you can manage your own arthritis. Read More
May 9, 2013
How would you like to spend a day feeling absolutely good enough—just as you are? If the answer is yes, be sure to come to the 4th Annual conference for women with disabilities, From Within 2013, on June 1st. The conference aims to inform women, to applaud women’s accomplishments, and to help women see that they are beautiful, and worthy of respect and love, just as they are. Read More
May 2, 2013
It is National Nurses week! We salute our ICS Staff Nurses and all nurses. ICS currently employs 54 nurses working in a variety of roles in the organization including leadership, training, administration, wound care, assessments, quality and compliance. Each nurse plays a role in making sure our members remain healthy and active in the community. Read More