Dementia Care Programs

Family Respite provides adult day care to older adults with Alzheimer's disease or related memory disorders. Early Stage Dementia Care offers support to assist people with newly diagnosed memory disor

Social Adult Day Care Family Respite Program

Jamie Cooperman, BA, Director, ext. 221

The Family Respite Program provides adult day care to older adults with Alzheimer’s disease or related memory disorders. The daily activities, designed to foster socialization, mental stimulation and to improve quality of life include:

  • Educational programs
  • Chair exercise
  • Reminiscence and mental enhancement opportunities
  • Music and crafts programming
  • Current events discussions
  • Intergenerational activities

Family members can take advantage of four weekly support groups which are available to help cope with the strain of care-giving. Clients are charged on a sliding scale basis. Limited transportation is available. Pre-admission screening is required. Light breakfast and a Kosher lunch are served.

Early Stage Dementia Care Program

Alissa Pizzutiello, LCSW, Director, ext. 33

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

The Early Stage Dementia Care Program offers a twice weekly support program to assist people with newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory disorders, and who are aware of their memory loss. Members participate in:

  • Twice weekly therapeutic groups
  • Integrated programs with the Adult Center
  • Memory enhancement activities
  • Educational programs
  • Exercise and fitness maintenance
  • Recreational day trips

Family members can take advantage of four weekly support groups which are available to help cope with the strain of care-giving. Clients are charged on a sliding scale basis. Limited transportation is available. Pre-admission screening is required. Members bring their own lunches, snacks and hot drinks are provided.