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Welcome to ArchCare at Terence Cardinal CookeHealth Care Center.

1249 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10029

With stunning views overlooking Central Park, this graceful Italianate building is a lovely place to call home. The former Flower Hospital, Terence Cardinal Cooke has been caring for New Yorkers for over 40 years. Besides being a few steps away from Central Park and all that Manhattan has to offer, Terence Cardinal Cooke is known for a vibrant community that lives life to the fullest — engaging in a wide range of social, recreational, and therapeutic activities every day.

Coming home to Terence Cardinal Cooke.

Coming home to Terence Cardinal Cooke.

We understand how difficult helping your loved one into a new home can be. That’s why we make every effort to make their transition as stress-free as possible. From our warm and comfortable surroundings, array of activities, classes, and programs, to our dedicated and welcoming staff, we’ll make your loved one feel right at home. And monthly updates about their heath and personalized care plan will give you peace of mind as well.

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Ground-breaking Huntington’s Disease care. 

A pioneer in the highly specialized and complex treatment of Huntington’s Disease, ArchCare is one of the nation’s largest care providers for this challenging disorder. The staff of our dedicated care unit provides extensive clinical support, therapies, and recreation for your loved one, along with emotional support for your family. Our goal is to help them best manage their symptoms and enjoy the highest quality of life they can have while living with Huntington’s, ALS, and other neurodegenerative disorders.  

Nice to meet you.

My best day is when I can really accomplish making my residents happy — whether it’s a party, making them something special to eat, or getting them to do an activity they end up liking — like suitcase races, parties, luncheons, singalongs & movies on a large screen — with popcorn!

Vera Cicero
Head of Resident Services

See what we have to offer.

  • Café
  • Cable TV
  • Park view rooms
  • Patios and private gardens
  • Tailored exercise programs
  • Crafts, art, music & dance
  • Horticulture
  • Book clubs & discussion groups
  • Internet lounge
  • Beauty salon & barber shop
  • Personal laundry service
  • Chapel

Plan a short-term stay. 

If you are caring for your loved one at home but need to make arrangements while you are away — perhaps for a much-needed vacation — we offer short term accommodations. You’ll be able to relax, knowing that your loved is getting excellent care and attention, before bringing them back home when you return.  

Our Protect Infection Prevention Program

We are committed to keeping those in our care safe and healthy towards infectious threats. Throughout the continuum of care, preventive strategies, including vaccination, hand hygiene, respiratory etiquette, and early testing if exposed and symptomatic, are discussed and encouraged with residents, plan participants, and their families.

Our comprehensive infection prevention initiative includes ongoing monitoring by our staff, including an Infection Prevention and Control Nurse (IPCs) at every nursing home and an Infectious Disease Medical Director. The IPCs conduct daily rounds and ensure that staff are following proper PPE usage as well as help to create a safe environment for all in our care.


Safety training for all staff members for in-home visits


PPE protocol followed at all times

What’s next?

Call us with questions or to set up a tour. We’re here to help any way we can.

Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act

ArchCare complies with all Federal, State, and Local laws, including the Fair Housing Act regarding providing for services to the deaf and hard of hearing. ArchCare complies with Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act which “prohibits discrimination based upon race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability including but not limited to the deaf and hard of hearing in certain health care programs and activities.