With nearly 40,000 people in the Hudson Valley affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia,
WJCS is pleased to collaborate with the Alzheimer’s Association and other community partners to offer programs and services for individuals with dementia and their caregivers.
Upcoming Program Series
You Are Not Alone: Dementia Family Support Group
If your family member has Alzheimer’s or a related dementia, join us to share feelings, experiences and self-care strategies with others in similar situations.
Meetings will take place five Thursdays, 11:00 am –12:15 pm, starting February 23. See event flier. To register or for more information, contact Heidi Weiss, LMSW, MHA, at email@example.com or 914.761.0600 x144. Living in the Moment: Early Stage Alzheimer’s Support Group
Designed as a space to discuss feelings and experiences, this group provides people experiencing some memory loss and confusion with a sense of camaraderie and a space to enjoy and be themselves.
Meetings will take place 1:00 – 2:00 pm, starting February 27. See event flier. To register or for more information, contact Heidi Weiss, LMSW, MHA, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 914.761.0600 x144.
Home Health Services of WJCS Provides
Intensively Trained Home Health Aide Staff
As a newly selected member of the Dementia Care Alliance, Home Health Services of WJCS is committed to training healthcare professionals in best practices for dementia care and to providing in-home aides with tools to maximize safety and build a relationship with individuals with dementia. Our highly skilled aides are able to work expertly with individuals with cognitive impairment, which strengthens the caring services we provide our clients. Go here for more information on home care services or contact email@example.com or 914.761.0600 x312.
Free Care Consultations for Family Caregivers
This program helps families with individualized care planning, resource referral, individual and group counseling, discussion/completion of advanced directives and referral to home care and respite services. See program flier. For more information, contact Gillian Rittmaster, LMSW, firstname.lastname@example.org or 914.761.0600 x142. (Funded through the New York State Department of Health Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Support Initiative.)
See flier for details about the free care consultations, home care services and support groups for individuals and their family members. WJCS is one of the largest human service agencies in Westchester, providing care to people of all ages and diverse backgrounds who are confronting significant challenges. Agency experts provide mental health, trauma, disabilities, youth, home care and geriatric services.