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Important Documents

Health care proxy, durable power of attorney, checklist, and wills.
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Early Stage Services

Here you can find information about Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other types of dementia.
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Legal & Financial Planning In New York State

Legal planning should begin soon after a diagnosis of dementia has been made. Future costs for medical and long-term home care are often the greatest concern for caregivers.
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Home Care

Seventy percent of persons with Alzheimer's disease are cared for at home. Home care can be essential to provide personal care and give the family assistance and relief to continue to care for the patient.
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Residential Care Options

Alzheimer's disease brings with it many tough choices for families. One that is often the most difficult is the decision to move the person with dementia from home into a nursing home or assisted living facility.
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Late Stage Care

The late stage of Alzheimer's disease may last anywhere from several weeks to several years. Intensive, around-the-clock assistance is usually required.
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The Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter invites you to become an Alzheimer advocate. Join us and speak up for the needs and rights of people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families.
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Crisis for Caregivers - Alzheimer's disease in NYC

To better understand the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on New York City residents, the Office of the
Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer and the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter
surveyed residents who serve as caregivers for friends or family members with Alzheimer’s disease and
related dementias in New York City.

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Caregiver Tips

Here are some tips for caregivers to help things run more smoothly for you and your family.
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Home Safety

This Caring Home provides tips and tools to enhance for person’s with Alzheimer’s and related dementias.
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Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.