OUR HISTORY

 

New York Memory Center was founded in 1983 under the name Park Slope Geriatric Day Center. We are a freestanding, nonprofit, community-based agency providing services to adults with cognitive, physical, and emotional limitations to help them enjoy life beyond diagnosis of memory loss.

Through our innovative wellness center, New York Memory Center meets the needs of individuals living with Alzheimer’s and related dementia disorders and their caregivers. We operate two programs for those with memory loss: the Lotus Club, an early intervention and support program for those experiencing the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s and related dementias, and Memory Life Services, a program that provides more extensive services suitable for adults in the community with middle to later stage memory loss.

We are one of just a few programs in the state to consistently receive Alzheimer’s dedicated funding through the New York State Office for the Aging. We have been recognized with the following awards: America’s Best Long Term Care Provider, Gilbert Guide; Outstanding Service Provider Award, Long Island Alzheimer’s Association; Safe Program Award, NYC Central Insurance; Enhanced Project Award, NYC Department for the Aging; and the Inter-generational Program Award, New York State Office for the Aging.

 

See our Partnerships page for more about some of the groups we work with.

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In 2018, New York Memory Center celebrated our 35th Anniversary at a gala event at Liberty Warehouse in Red Hook. Then Board President Joseph Giamboi gave an overview of the Center's history. You can read his full talk here....

Click on the image to see photos from the Gala.

        New York Memory Center 

199 14th Street • Brooklyn, NY 11215​ 

                 Tel 718-499-7701                  

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 Partially funded by the New York State Office for 

      the Aging & NYC Department for the Aging            and the New York State Department of Health 

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