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F.A.M.I.L.I.E.S.
Family Access to Memory Impairment and Loss Information, Engagement and Supports

The Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Richmond is excited to offer The New York University Caregiver Intervention for family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s or other types of memory loss. This program provides counseling and support for caregivers over several months. There is no cost to program participants because funding is provided by the Alzheimer’s Association and Senior Connections

Benefits of the program:
  • Reduced caregiver stress and depression
  • Increased family support
  • Increased knowledge for managing memory disorders
  • Opportunities to gain insights and knowledge about caregiving
  • Assistance with finding local services and resources
  • Opportunities for respite care for loved ones during caregiver counseling sessions
  • Similar programs have been shown to delay the need for nursing home care
Compassionate counselors will help with:
  • Assessing your individual situation and concerns
  • Understanding memory loss and how it may progress
  • Developing a care plan that works for you and your family
  • Inviting other members of the family to participate in some of the counseling sessions
  • Discussing coping strategies for stress and changes in personality/behavior
To determine eligibility or to learn more, call 804.967.2580          
Monday-Friday, 8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

This innovative program is being offered in Virginia and is currently available to residents of the counties of Amelia, Caroline, Charles City, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Essex, Gloucester, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, King and Queen, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, New Kent, Northumberland, Powhatan, Prince George, Spotsylvania, Surry, the cities of Colonial Heights, Fredericksburg, Hopewell, Petersburg, Richmond, and Middle Peninsula counties and Westmoreland up to Montross.

To download a copy of the informational flier, click HERE.