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June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month

During Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, the Alzheimer’s Association encourages you to take charge of your brain health and join us in the fight to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementia.

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Northeastern New York Chapter

Serving the Capital Region to the North Country

In-person Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregiving Resources

You have a community of support every step of the way. Serving 17 counties in Northeastern New York, from the Capital Region to the North Country, we help families, caregivers, health care professionals and those living with the disease through FREE education programs, support groups, care consultations, local information and referrals, and safety services. Visit our online Community Resource Finder for a list of local programs and services in your community or call us at 518.867.4999.

To reach a local dementia specialist, please contact your community lead:
Albany County: Karen Baxter, kmbaxter@alz.org | 518.675.7216
Columbia, Greene, Fulton and Montgomery Counties: Meagan DeMento, mdemento@alz.org | 518.675.7204
Hamilton, Warren and Washington Counties: Lindsay Stanislowsky, listanislowsky@alz.org | 518.888.5368
Leatherstocking Region (Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie Counties): Ann Thayer, athayer@alz.org | 607.206.4514
North Country (Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties): Brooke Dubuque, bmdubuque@alz.org | office: 518.867.4999 ext. 9878 | cell: 518.915.3115
Rensselaer & Schenectady Counties: Marlene McCleary, mmmccleary@alz.org | 518.888.5563
Saratoga County: Gwen Rowland, growland@alz.org | 518.888.5846

And remember, the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) is available around the clock, 365 days a year.
 

Virtual Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregiving Resources

We will continue to have statewide virtual programs available to reach more families. If the pandemic taught us anything, it's to be nimble and to meet families where they are, so we are proud to offer this format, as well. 
▶ Virtual Caregiver Support Groups
▶ Virtual Dementia Education Series: New York state professional development series

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