The Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter provides support, education, training and other resources to increase knowledge and to support those facing Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. We are here to help.
The Alzheimer's Association 24-Hour Helpline serves people with memory loss, caregivers, health care professionals and the public, providing reliable information and support to all those who need assistance. Call us toll-free anytime day or night at 800.272.3900.
Care Consultations assist individuals with dementia and their families to solve immediate problems and plan for the future. These meetings with our dementia experts include the preparation of needs assessments and action plans.
Family consultation services bring caregivers and family members together in a safe, facilitated forum to identify and discuss issues of common concern and develop strategies to address them. This unique service, moderated by licensed practitioners, offers families and care teams the opportunity to articulate challenges and frustrations related to caregiving, while identifying key themes and appropriate next steps in a group setting.
We offer peer- and professionally-led support groups for caregivers and others living with Alzheimer's disease. All support groups are facilitated by trained individuals. We also offer specialized groups for individuals with early-stage Alzheimer's, LGBTQ caregivers, Spanish speakers and younger-onset caregivers. Find a support group near you.
Available in-person and online, our education programs feature information on topics including the signs of Alzheimer’s disease, diagnosis, communication, living with Alzheimer’s and caregiving techniques. Find an education program near you.
Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers can receive respite funds from their county’s area agency on aging made possible by a grant to the Alzheimer’s Association. Caregivers must meet eligibility requirements of their county’s respite program. Learn more by contacting the Chapter.
A social program for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers that promotes meaningful connections and networking among peers while enjoying local cultural attractions.
These programs are supported, in part, by a grant from the New York State Department of Health through the Alzheimer's Disease Community Assistance Program and the Regional Caregiver Support Initiative. The Alzheimer's Association, Central New York Chapter is proud to collaborate with other New York State Department of Health Alzheimer's Disease Program Initiatives in the region, including the Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease at Upstate Medical University, the Caregiver Support Initiative for Underserved Communities at Syracuse University's Genesis Health Project and Lutheran Home of Central New York.
Social engagement programs for people with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia and their care partners.
Care planning sessions tailored to your caregiving needs.
The Central NY Chapter's annual caregiving conference.
Helping you navigate challenges from within your family.
Local referral information specifically for physicians, nurses and allied health professionals.
Our latest catalog of education programs, support groups and resources for CNY.
A caregiver education program co-presented by Onondaga County and the Alzheimer's Association.
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