Where Can I Get Help?

Select a county from the map below, or from a list of counties in New York State to view Caregiver Support Programs and Centers of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease in that county.

New York State Map Albany County Allegany County Broome County Cattaragus County Cayuga County Chautauqua County Chemung County Chenango County Clinton County Columbia County Cortland County Delaware County Dutchess County Erie County Essex County Franklin County Fulton County Genesee County Greene County Hamilton County Herkimer County Jefferson County Lewis County Livingston County Madison County Monroe County Montgomery County Nassau County Niagara County Oneida County Onondaga County Ontario County Orange County Orleans County Oswego County Otsego County Putnam County Rensselaer County Rockland County Saratoga County Schenectady County Schoharie County Schuyler County Seneca County St. Lawrence County Steuben County Suffolk County Sullivan County Tioga County Tompkins County Ulster County Warren County Washington County Wayne County Westchester County Wyoming County Yates County Bronx County Kings County (Brooklyn) New York County (Manhattan) Queens County Richmond County (Staten Island) Richmond County (Staten Island) Bronx County New York County (Manhattan) Kings County (Brooklyn) Queens County

Centers of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease

Ten Centers of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease (CEADs) for the diagnosis and management of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias (AD/D), provide the following services:

  • integrative, comprehensive and coordinated medical services for the diagnosis of AD/D;
  • management and treatment of patients with AD/D
  • support and referral of patients, their caregivers and family members to community-based support services
  • promote of the benefits of participation in research and referral to clinical trials;
  • support for primary care physicians caring for people with AD/D
  • training of health care providers and students in health care professions on the diagnosis and treatment of AD/D;
  • strong working relationships with community organizations and care providers
  • promotion of public awareness about AD/D

Find a Center Near You: Centers of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease Community Assistance Program

Seven NYS Alzheimer's Association Chapters provide the following services to individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, their caregivers and family members, and members of the community:

  • a 24-hour helpline offering information and referrals
  • care planning and consultation
  • education and training for caregivers
  • support groups for people with AD/D, their caregivers and family members
  • community awareness
  • professional training

Find a Program Near You: Alzheimer's Disease Community Assistance Program

Alzheimer's Disease Regional Caregiver Support Initiative

Ten regional organizations, in collaboration with strong community partners, provide the following support services to caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias to promote their mental and physical well-being:

  • care consultation
  • family consultation
  • support groups
  • education and training
  • respite*
  • additional services to meet the specific caregiver needs in a region: wellness programs, joint enrichment opportunities, and technology-based services.

* Respite services allow primary caregivers the opportunity to safely leave a person with AD/D for short or longer periods and can include overnight stays. Respite services are provided by volunteers or paid individuals. Respite services will be provided according to the level of patient function and caregiver need.

Find a Program Near You: Alzheimer's Disease Regional Caregiver Support Initiative

Alzheimer's Disease Caregiver Support Initiative for Underserved Communities

Fifteen organizations provide the following support services to caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias who are members of underserved communities to promote their mental and physical well-being:

  • caregiver support services*
  • community outreach
  • intake assessments
  • referrals to service providers

* Each organization provides one or more of the following caregiver support services: caregiver support groups, education and training programs, caregiver wellness programs, and joint enrichment opportunities.

Find a Program Near You: Alzheimer's Disease Caregiver Support Initiative for Underserved Communities