PARTNERSHIPS

NYMC works in partnerships with other agencies and organizations to bring more attention to the needs of older people and especially those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Working together builds a stronger community, and we look forward to growing our network of partners. Please be in touch with our office if your agency would like to partner on a project or event.

Recent findings in treatment, health disparities, and family caregiving

Video links for sessions at this important April 29, 2019, program hosted by the Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease at SUNY Downstate and co-sponsored by New York Memory Center, Brooklyn Borough President’s office, Sunnyside Community Services, and Alzheimer’s Association NYC Chapter.

 

Recorded sessions include Research Today, Hope for Tomorrow: Alzheimer's Association Research Initiatives; An Update on Caregiver Research and Support Services; and An Update on Alzheimer’s Disease Research. Presenters include Discussion Leader: Carl Cohen, MD; Health Disparities Team - Carla Boutin-Foster, MD; Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health - Marilyn Fraser, MD; Deborah Gustafson, PhD; Howard Crystal, MD, and Mary Mittellman, DrPH.

Champion with the Alzheimer’s Association

NYC Chapter

New York Memory Center is a Champion with the Alzheimer’s Association, and we join with the Alzheimer’s Association, NYC Chapter, for many activities including support groups and the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

Alzheimer’s Poetry Project

Sparking Creativity with Poetry

The Alzheimer’s Poetry Project is our partner in presenting the Memory Arts Cafe on the second Wednesday of every month at our Center. Poet and founder of APP Gary Glazner is an Artist-in-Residence at New York Memory Center. He offers workshops and trainings worldwide on using poetry with persons with dementia.

CaringKind

The Heart of Alzheimer's Caregiving, NYC

CaringKind is New York City’s leading expert on Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving. With over 30 years of experience, we work directly with our community partners to develop the information, tools and training to support individuals and families affected by dementia. (CaringKind was formerly known as Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter.)

Sing for Hope

Creating a Better World Through the Arts

Sing for Hope transforms lives throughout New York City by bringing the power of the arts to those who need it most. Through the volunteer service of dedicated artists—opera singers, actors, jazz musicians, dancers, puppeteers, painters, and more—Sing for Hope provides dynamic arts outreach programming to under-resourced communities across NYC.

The TTAP Method®

Therapeutic Thematic Arts Programming

All New York Memory Center staff are certified in The TTAP Method®, Therapeutic Thematic Arts Programming, as part of our comprehensive treatment approach. The TTAP Method® systematizes through a themed centered approach the therapeutic use of music, guided imagery, painting, movement, poetry, sculpture, writing and poetry, photography, themed events, food and sensory programs.

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