When Alzheimer's or dementia touches your life, we are here for you.
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.
Serving people with memory loss, caregivers, health care professionals and the public with reliable information and support. Call anytime day or night at 800.272.3900.
Meetings that assist individuals living with dementia and their families solve immediate problems and plan for the future.
Peer- and professionally-led support groups for caregivers and others living with Alzheimer's disease.
Education programs feature information on topics including the signs of Alzheimer’s disease, diagnosis, communication, living with Alzheimer’s and caregiving techniques.
MedicAlert® with 24/7 Wandering Support
The Alzheimer’s Association, in collaboration with MedicAlert Foundation, provides membership plans with 24/7 Wandering Support, a nationwide emergency response service for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia who wander or have a medical emergency. If a member wanders and is missing, one phone call immediately activates MedicAlert’s Emergency Response Team to help reunite the person living with dementia with his or her family.
Residents of Central New York can obtain a free membership, thanks to a grant from the New York State Department of Health, by calling 315.472.4201 and dialing 227, or emailing the Chapter.
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.
Opportunities for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers to make meaningful connections and network among peers while enjoying local cultural attractions.
These programs are supported, in part, by a grant from the New York State Department of Health.