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EVENING RESPITE

July 2021

NYC Vaccine Appointment Information

Reopening update: Our center is open for in-person programming from 9 am - 3 pm, with transportation available also. We are not yet open for extended evening hours.

 

 

Helpful Resources:

Alzheimer's Association: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Dementia Caregivers

 

Senior Planet: Coronavirus information for those over 60 and at higher risk

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: COVID-19 Guidance for Older Adults

New York State Department of Health: Latest Updates, What You Need To Know

Extended HoursPrograms are suspended until further notice

   

The Center is open from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. with services for persons with Alzheimer’s

and other types of dementia. The early and later hours are especially for caregivers

who work or need longer respite times on occasion. Caregivers are responsible for

dropping off their loved one at the Center for the morning extended hours, but the

Center will provide van transportation at the end of the day if the home is in our

catchment area.

There is an additional fee for extended hour services and a special hourly rate

for our 12-Hour Program. For more information about the program, costs, and

to register, please contact Executive Director Josephine Brown at 718-499-7701.

 

EVENING HOURS: Monday through Friday 2 pm – 7 pm.

Early memory loss  and Memory Life Services programming is now available
each weekday from late afternoon into the evening. This gives caregivers a
chance to take time for themselves or catch up on errands.

The program includes:

  •  Mediterranean diet dinner

  •  Transportation from most Brooklyn neighborhoods

  •  Socializing and peer support

  •  Therapeutic activities including exercise, art, and music

  •  Computer Cognitive Training

  •  Worry-free respite time for caregivers to relax or do errands.

     

Fees:

For more information about the program, costs, and to register, please contact Executive Director Josephine Brown at 718-499-7701 ext. 312. If a member is staying on from the day program, there is a small additional fee. Please call for more details.

Transportation to most areas of Brooklyn is available for program participants.

Our services are fee-based, offering membership through private pay, Medicaid Managed Long-Term Care plans, private long-term care insurance, and short-term scholarships.  Please call us to discuss the many options that may be available to you and your loved ones.