FAMILY RESOURCE PROGRAM

Wellness and Educational Programs
for Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregivers

Programs, Events, and Resources for Family Caregivers

RSVP today for these free events!
Contact Megan Christ, LMSW  

718-499-7701 or email: mchrist@nymemorycenter.org

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Upcoming Events

​​Painting & Planting - POSTPONED FROM March 24 to a later date

for family caregivers caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease
(or another type of dementia).
Family caregivers only, please.

We plan to reschedule this program so that we can Celebrate Spring together!
We will gather with other family caregivers to relax, unwind, PAINT and PLANT! Please join our FREE program for caregivers.
We will have a professional artist instruct the group in painting small vessels and planting succulents inside. Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited.

For more information, please contact:
Megan Christ (718) 499-7701 x321 @ New York Memory Center or
Medge Adam (917) 885-5745 @ PSS Circle of Care

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NYMC’s Family Resource Program, Sunnyside’s CARE NYC and PSS Circle of Care invite family caregivers to

D.I.Y. Crafts for Family Caregivers - flyer
for those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s (or another type of dementia)  
Family caregivers only, please.

Relax with other caregivers while you enjoy refreshments and make a “do-it-yourself” custom lighted vanity tray.

Thursday, April 30, 2020
5:00 – 7:00 pm
New York Memory Center (NYMC)

199 14th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215

REGISTRATION REQUIRED.   Please register by April 20th

 

This program is co-hosted by NYMC’s Family Resource Program, Sunnyside’s CARE NYC and PSS Circle of Care.

Please contact one of the following people to register:
NYMC: Megan Christ (718) 499-7701 x321 or mchrist@nymemorycenter.org
Sunnyside: Please call (877) 577-9337 or email carenyc@scsny.org
PSS: Medge Adam (917) 885-5745 or madam@pssusa.org

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Ongoing: Click here for information about
teen support groups and research studies.

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Previous Events
Senior Safety from Scams & Fraud was held on Feb. 25. Investors Bank provided helpful information about personal money management, including monitoring for fraudulent charges, and the NYPD Crime Prevention Unit told us about various discuss phone scams and ways to protect yourself from financial loss.

 

8 de enero, 2020 - Gracias a Licet Valois, Gerente de Programa de la Asociación de Alzheimer-NYC por un taller educativo interesante y esclarecedor sobre Lo básico. Tuvimos un grupo maravilloso de participantes y también pudimos celebrar el Día de los Reyes y provar de Rosca de Reyes.

Thank you to Licet Valois, Program Manager at the Alzheimer's Association- New York City Chapter for an engaging and enlightening educational workshop on the Basics of Alzheimer’s. We had a wonderful group of participants and were also able to celebrate Three Kings’ Day with a Rosca de Reyes tasting.

Elder Law Workshop for Caregivers was held on December 12, 2019 with the featured speaker Daniel Timins, Esquire. This was a complimentary legal and financial elder care seminar co-hosted with PSS Circle of Care and included a valuable question-and-answer session.

Family caregivers  had a great time on a Classic Harbor
Line Cruise on a beautiful September 19
evening.
We joined a public cruise with Sunnyside Community Services

to offer caregivers some relaxation time at no charge, thanks

to the support of the New York State Department of Health,

which supports our caregiver programs.

The Virtual Dementia Tour® was held on September 24 at the Brooklyn Public Library, Washington Irving Branch. It's an impressive interactive experience presented by Right at Home of Brooklyn to help those new to dementia understand the overwhelming effects of the aging process when combined with Alzheimer’s  Disease or dementia. This life-changing workshop can also help you make better caregiving and health care decisions by knowing what your clientele may be coping with on a daily basis.

When It's Not Alzheimer's featured speakers from Lewy Body Dementia Resource Center, CaringKind, and the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration. The excellent program at New York Memory Center on September 25 for an excellent program was attended by caregivers and health care professionals. We all learned a lot about these less-known diagnoses.

Create Your Own Emergency Plan. 

A workshop to help you know how to to keep your family safe during an emergency. The workshop was led by Beth Rowan, owner of Evergreen Ally, and covered: Emergency Network, Family Plan, Reacting to Different Emergencies, Vital Information, Supplies

 

See our Gallery for photos from many recent events.

 

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199 14th Street • Brooklyn, NY 11215​ 

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