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.
Champion with the Alzheimer’s Association
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.
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. See the CaringKind website for more information.
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.
PSS Circle of Care
PSS was founded in 1962 as Presbyterian Senior Services by volunteers to serve older members of their church community. Today, PSS is an innovative, multi-service nonprofit 501(c)(3) agency whose mission is to strengthen the capacity of older New Yorkers, their families, and communities to thrive. PSS runs ten community centers for older adults, family caregiver and kinship family support programs through PSS Circle of Care, two residences, and Coming of Age NYC’s educational programs for adults 50+.
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.