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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SENIOR SAFETY FROM SCAMS & FRAUD
A workshop for those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia


Tues. Feb. 25 - flyer
5:00 – 6:30 pm

at New York Memory Center
Learn about financial exploitation such as scams, fraud, or abuse.

Investors Bank will provide helpful information about personal money management, including monitoring for fraudulent charges.  NYPD Crime Prevention Unit will discuss phone scams and ways to protect yourself from financial loss.


Time for Q & A and discussion. Refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP to Megan Christ, LMSW, New York Memory Center, 718-499-7701 or email mchrist@nymemorycenter.org.

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THE VIRTUAL DEMENTIA TOUR ® - flyer

Thursday, March 12, 2020 • 5:00 pm

New York Memory Center

199 14th Street, Brooklyn, 11215

An interactive experience with New York Memory Center and Right at Home of Brooklyn

Join us on an emotional journey to experience the realities of life for persons living with Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia. After experiencing this sensory training, you will 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.

 

To register, please contact Megan Christ, LMSW, New York Memory Center, 718-499-7701 or email mchrist@nymemorycenter.org.

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Please join us for the

 

3rd Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration - flyer

Featuring: Violinist Samantha Gillogly

Hosted by poet Gary Glazner

Saturday, March 14th

Noon to 1:30pm
at New York Memory Center

 

​Back by popular demand — Irish fiddler Samantha Gillogly! Don't miss this celebration of St. Patrick's day, with Gary Glazner hosting and a table full of Irish treats. For more information or to RSVP, please contact: Megan Christ, LMSW, New York Memory Center,
718-499-7701 or email mchrist@nymemorycenter.org.

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THE VIRTUAL DEMENTIA TOUR ® - flyer

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 • 11 a.m.

Brooklyn Public Library, Dekalb Branch

790 Bushwick Ave., Brooklyn, 11221

An interactive experience with New York Memory Center and Right at Home of Brooklyn

Join us on an emotional journey to experience the realities of life for persons living with Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia. After experiencing this sensory training, you will 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.

TO REGISTER: Contact Roger Clemmons, BPL – Dekalb Branch, (718) 455-3898

 

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

Previous Events

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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