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Understanding Dementia for Caregivers

These sessions are designed for family members and friends who are new to Alzheimer's disease or other dementias. The Understanding Dementia meetings are conducted in English, Spanish and Chinese. They offer a safe, comfortable place to learn about dementia and the resources and services that can help families cope with present challenges and plan for the future.
For detailed information and schedule, please click here.


Legal & Financial Seminars

Volunteer elder law attorneys conduct meetings that are designed to acquaint the Alzheimer's family with legal and financial issues associated with planning for long term care.
For detailed information and schedule, please click here.


Medicaid Home Care Seminars

At these sessions caregivers are guided through the application process for medicaid home care service in New York City for the person with dementia.
For detailed information and schedule, please click here.


Placing Your Relative in a Nursing Home

Topics covered: long-term care options, the steps involved in moving a person with dementia to a nursing home, paying for nursing home care, how to ease the transition for both the person and the caregiver, How to be a successful advocate for a nursing home resident.
For detailed information and schedule, please click here.


Monthly Educational Meeting

The topics for these monthly meetings change each month and are based on issues we hear about through our Helpline to ensure their relevance and timeliness. Recent topics include Partnering with your Doctor, Activities for People with Dementia, Managing Challenging Behaviors, and Early Stage Issues.
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Family Caregiver Workshops

A ten hour workshop, which focuses on a person-centered care approach, is conducted in a supportive and nonjudgmental environment. The training is offered at a variety of times in order to accommodate diverse schedules of Caregivers. 
For detailed information and schedule, please click here.

View our Family Caregiver Workshops in Spanish
Taller Interactivo para Familares de Personas con Alzheimer

Dementia Care Training for Professional Caregivers

This training prepares home care workers in all aspects of Alzheimer’s and dementia care. Topics include Understanding the disease process, Communication, A positive approach, Person centered care and more.
For detailed information, please click here

Support Group Leader Training

The NYC Chapter offers Support Group Leader Training Workshops 3 times a year to health care professionals and former caregivers who are interested in leading caregiver or early stage groups.
For detailed information and schedule, please click here

En Español

Talleres de la Asociacion.

Please call us at 800.272.3900 to register. All meetings are free of charge.


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