Home | News | Events | Press | Contact  

About UseNewsletterMessage BoardsAction CenterAdvocateWalk to End Alzheimer’sShopDonate

Find your chapter:

search by state

In My Community
Welcome to the Rochester & Finger Lakes Region Chapter

Weekly e-news

We will not share your information.




Butterfly Talk at The Strong Museum                             

Tuesday, February 6
1:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Strong Museum

Bus leaves from Monroe Community Hospital at 12:30 pm Call800.272.3900 to register.


Effective Communication Strategies

Tuesday, February 13
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Legacy at Clover Blossom
100 McAuley., Canandaigua

Communication is more than just talking and listening - it's also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer's, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia and identify strategies to help you connect and communication at each stage of the disease.

Call 800.272.3900 to learn more!



Understanding Dementia Related Behavior

Monday, February 19
4:00 - 5:00 pm                                                   Southeast Steuben Library
300 Nasser., Hornell

Behavior is a powerful form of communicatoin and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage. Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify commone behavior triggers and learn strategies to help intervene. Audience: Caregivers

Call 800.272.3900 to learn more.


The Basics: Understanding Alzheimer's Disease

Tuesday, January 23
5:30 - 6:30 pm
NOYES Conference Center
111 Clara Barton St., Dansville

Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer's disease, it's time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease. treatment, and much more. Audience: All

Call 800.272.3900 to learn more.



Community Programs and Services

All Support Groups, Social Activities, Caregiver Education and Special Events can be found in the Program Catalog.

View or Download the latest Catalog


Some Good News for Dementia
Rates Might be Going Down

Featuring Elmira Resident
Rev. Dr. Cynthia Huling Hummel

Read the full article          NBC video

 More Info


Image result for Rochester women online logo

Becoming a Better Caregiver

Rochester Woman Online, January Issue, p.174-177

Carol Podgorski, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S.

Read the full article



Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.