Caring for a family member who has thinking or memory trouble can be challenging, both physically and emotionally. At NYU Langone’s Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Family Support Program, we understand and are here to help. Our team of experts can provide you with the support, education, and referrals that can make a difference.
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When you contact us, we connect you with a team that is focused on understanding and helping you meet your goals as a caregiver, while maintaining your own wellbeing. The team includes a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and community health workers who coordinate services and referrals to ensure that your needs are being met. We talk with you about what you are experiencing now and what to expect in the future.
Some of the services we provide include the following:
Our goal is to make it easier for you to meet the needs of your family member with memory problems so that you can take care of yourself as well. The program is free and available to caregivers who live in any of the five boroughs of New York City. Family caregivers include spouses, adult children and grandchildren, other relatives, and close friends.
The Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Family Support Program is led by Mary S. Mittelman, DrPH, and supported by a five-year grant from the New York State Department of Health.
For more information about our services, please call 646-754-2277. If you would like us to call you, please email email@example.com. Include your name, phone number, and the best time for us to reach you.