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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Please join us for the next Memory Arts Café

Valentine's Day Dance Party

Wednesday, February 12 • 6 pm

at New York Memory Center

Family and friends are invited to share the love at an evening of fun, dancing and socializing — plus delicious valentine desserts. Poet Gary Glazner will host the dance party and read love poems. Please RSVP so we know how many are coming. For more information or to RSVP, please contact: Megan Christ, LMSW, New York Memory Center
718-499-7701 or email mchrist@nymemorycenter.org

Previous Events

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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

How We See Caregiving: A Photographic Exploration
A Workshop by The CareGivers’ Project

This July 24 interactive workshop uses the portrait photographs from Reflections, The CareGivers' Project, collection of professional black and white photographs of self-identified caregivers and their elder carer helped each of us think about our own view of caregiving. In sharing those with others in the workshop we found some surprising and enlightening differences in our perceptions.

 

See our Gallery for photos from many recent events.

 

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