Understanding Dementia for Caregivers
A safe, comfortable place to learn about dementia and the resources and services that can help you cope with the challenges today while you plan for the future.
Legal & Financial Seminars
Volunteer elder law attorneys acquaint family members with the legal and financial issues associated with planning and long term care.
Medicaid Home Care Seminars
Caregivers are guided through the application process for Medicaid home care service in New York City for a person with dementia.
Placing Your Relative in a Nursing Home
An overview of long-term care options, the steps involved in moving a person with dementia to a nursing home, paying for nursing home care, how to ease the transition for both the person and the caregiver, and how to successfully advocate for a nursing home resident.
Monthly Educational Meeting
Meeting topics change monthly based on questions received from caregivers. Past topics have included: Partnering with Your Doctor, Activities for People with Dementia, Managing Challenging Behaviors, and Early Stage Issues.
Family Caregiver Workshops
A ten-hour, interactive program designed to improve the quality of life of a family caregiver and the person with dementia. Topics covered include: Understanding Dementia, Effective Communication Strategies, All Behaviors Have Meaning, Safety in the Home, Caring for the Caregiver, and Designing Strength-Based Activities.
View our Family Caregiver Workshops in Spanish
Dementia Care Training for Professional Caregivers
A six-week, nationally recognized program that specifically aims to help direct care workers provide the highest quality of care to persons with dementia.
Support Group Leader Training
An opportunity for health care professionals and former caregivers to learn how to lead caregiver or early stage groups.