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The Alzheimer's Association Hudson Valley Chapter has a variety of programs and services to support and educate families living with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. Here's a summary of some of what we provide:

Care Consultations

Care consultations help families navigate the difficult decisions they face when someone has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. They include an assessment of needs, assistance wit planning and problem solving and provision of support. They may also include education and information on the disease, making referrals and follow-up. Call 800.272.3900 to get the process started.

Educational Programming

The Hudson Valley Chapter offers a variety of educational and training programs to help caregivers and family members. The programs provide information on a wide information of subjects such as living with someone with dementia at all stages of the disease, communication changes, managing difficult behaviors and more. Click here for a list of educational programs.

Support Groups

Support groups offer a safe, confidential, supportive environment where participants can find mutual support and develop relationships. They also educate and inform caregivers about dementia and help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. Click here for a list of support groups by county.

Social programs

Memory Cafes: Gatherings where people with early-stage dementia and their caregivers can get together with others in a safe, supportive and engaging environment. Memory Cafes generally include a shared meal and live musical entertainment, but can also include visits to museums, comedy acts and more.
Wellness Retreats: Daytime gatherings for people with any stage of dementia and their family caregivers can enjoy separate and joint wellness-related activities such as music, art, crafts and light exercise.
Music Socials: Music Socials are offered for people with middle-stage dementia and their caregivers. The socials may include singing, dancing and even playing along on instruments.
Something for Alz: Musical Moments: A free interactive music program for people with dementia and their family caregiversled by N.Y. state-licensed creative arts therapist and board-certified music therapist Jeffrey Freidberg.

Respite Care

Time Away grants provide financial assistance to caregivers of those with Alzheimer's and related disorders to help them obtain respite services. The program pays for home care, adult daycare and overnight care by licensed, accredited or other approved agency-sponsored respite care providers. 

Featured programs

AlzWell Social Club

The AlzWell Social Club is held in White Plains. It includes lunch and fun activities for people with Alzheimer's and their family caregivers.

Caregiver Support Groups

The Hudson Valley Chapter offers support groups for caregivers by phone and in-person in all seven of our counties.

Coronavirus precautions

Because the health and safety of our volunteers, staff and constituents are our top priority, the Hudson Valley Chapter is taking precautionary measures.

Precauciones del Coronavirus

La Alzheimer's Association continuará operando, programas, servicios y eventos en nuestra área serán ofrecidos por vía telefónica o por medio virtual.

Educational programs

The Alzheimer's Association Hudson Valley Chapter offers educational programs on a variety of dementia-related topics.

Meeting of the Minds

The Meeting of the Minds Fifth Regional Hudson Valley Dementia Conference will be held on Thursday, May 14, in Tarrytown.

Memory Cafes

Memory Cafes are free social outings that usually include lunch and music for people with early-stage dementia and their family caregivers.

Music Socials

Free interactive Music Socials for people with Alzheimer's disease and their family caregivers are offered in Orange County.

Something for Alz: Virtual Creative Arts Programs

Free virtual creative arts programs for people with dementia and their family caregivers.

Tuesday Socials

Tuesday Socials are programs for people with dementia and their family caregivers featuring some musical fun.

Virtual programs offered

The Hudson Valley Chapter is offering its educational programs as webinars followed by a Q&A session.

Wellness Retreats

Wellness retreats are held around the Hudson Valley for people with dementia and their caregivers.

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