Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Program
Through an acquired grant from the New York State Department of Health, Family & Children’s Association (FCA) and Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) are spearheading a new Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Program which focuses on aiding under-served Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) Caregivers in Westbury, Freeport and Hempstead, NY. The program provides AD Caregivers with the latest educational materials regarding AD and more importantly connecting them with other AD caregivers in fun and social settings. Additionally, the program provides education and support groups in the aforementioned targeted communities.
The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Program’s mission is to expand the safety net for the caregiver of individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and related types of dementia by addressing the need for support and stress reduction. Caregiver support services are designed to restore the mental and physical well-being of caregivers and improve their quality of life.
Our Trained Staff Will
- Make home visits to discuss you situation and assess your needs. This assessment is confidential
- Link you to all available resources and services to assist you and your loved one on this journey
- Connect you with our support groups, education programs and online chat group.
There is no fee for these services.
Care Coaches and support staff available:
Monday – Friday 9 AM – 5 PM
Phone: 516-292-1300 x2264
About Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF)
For more than 25 years, LIAF has been providing supportive community-based services to Alzheimer’s families on Long Island. LIAF takes considerable pride in its pioneering role in the development of cutting edge services that foster the independence, dignity, well-being and safety of individuals with Alzheimer’s, thus aiding in the prevention of premature nursing home placement. LIAF’s programs offer help and hope for families grappling with Alzheimer’s disease.
About New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH)
The New York State Department of Health’s mission is to protect, improve and promote the health, productivity and well-being of all New Yorkers. Their vision foresees New Yorkers as being the healthiest people in the world – living in communities that promote health, protected from health threats, and having access to quality, evidence-based, cost-effective health services. NYSDOH’s values are comprised of dedication to the public good, innovation, excellence, integrity, teamwork, efficiency.The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Program focuses on aiding under-served Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) Caregivers in Westbury, Freeport and Hempstead, NY.