Hebrew SeniorLife Primary Care Practice
Hebrew SeniorLife (HSL) is a renowned leader in the field of senior care, dedicated to enhancing one's quality of life by providing exceptional care and supporting a holistic approach to wellness. Orchard Cove residents now have the option of joining our Hebrew SeniorLife Primary Care Practice, conveniently located in the common area on campus. Our board-certified, Harvard Medical School-affiliated geriatricians and nurse practitioners provide residents with continuous and coordinated care.
Our residents have access to many of the finest clinicians in their fields, including physicians, nurse practitioners, and other care providers, such as geriatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, dentists, physiatrists, and social workers. Most of our clinicians hold faculty appointments at Harvard Medical School and are involved in advancing geriatric medicine through teaching and research.
Our medical group offers:
- Same-day urgent care appointments
- A geriatrician who is on call 24 hours a day/seven days a week
- On-site lab services
- Electronic medical records
Our Hebrew SeniorLife geriatricians are able to provide continuous, coordinated, and seamless care. Medical specialties include:
- Physical therapy
- Geriatric psychiatric services
Our primary care team includes:
- Jennifer Brinckerhoff, M.D.
- Tara Gonsalves, nurse practitioner
- Karen Dick, nurse practitioner
Dr. Jennifer M. Brinckerhoff, Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine, provides on-site primary care services to residents of Orchard Cove. She is supported by a team of nurse practitioners and schedules 30-minute appointments in order to provide thorough primary care to her patients. The use of electronic medical records allows for smooth information sharing with area hospitals and specialists. The Hebrew SeniorLife Primary Care Practice is affiliated with the Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.