for persons caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or other forms of dementia or memory loss
Caregiver Support Group
Please note: Support Group meetings are available online.
for details about times and how to join
Support groups are an important place for caregivers—family members, friends, or helpers—to meet and share information, give and receive mutual support, and exchange coping strategies in relation to caring for a person with memory loss. Trained leaders help members learn ways of dealing with the problems they encounter as caregivers.
Helpful Videos for Caregivers
Thanks so much to Occupational Therapy interns Tara DeRosa and Casey Caruso from SUNY Downstate for creating these videos for caregivers! In just a few minutes each they offer excellent tips from an occupational therapy perspective to help caregivers of individuals with memory disorders.
Physical Exercise Tips:
General Occupational Therapy Tips: