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Alzheimer's Association - NYC Chapter

Address:
600 3rd Avenue, 2nd floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 800-272-3900 (24-hour Helpline)

Website:
http://www.alz.org/nyc

Email:
helpline@alznyc.org

Mission:
The mission of the Alzheimer's Association, New York City Chapter, is to create and promote comprehensive and humane care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders, to provide support for the families and professional caregivers, and to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research. The Chapter meets this mission in the community through increasing public awareness. providing education, creating and encouraging replication of model programs, collaborating with research centers and undertaking advocacy.

Agency Contact:
Anafidelia Tavares, MD, MPH
Director of Programs

Service Provided:
24-hour Helpline 800-272-3900
MedicAlert + Safe Return registry for wanderers
Information & Referral
Education
Legal & Financial Seminars
Individual & Family counseling (short term, related to dementia)
Early Stage Services
120+ Support Groups (family caregivers, early-stage individuals)
Advocacy
Financial Assistance (limited)
Homecare (referrals)

Catchment Area:
Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island

Days/Hours:
24-hours Helpline available 24 hours a day, 365 days per year in 180 languages.
800-272-3900
Office hours of operation: Mon-Fri. 9-5 pm

Fees:
No fees for services.

Eligibility:
Call for information.

Languages Spoken:
English, Spanish and other languages.

Wheelchair Access:
Yes

Primary Agency Contact:
Anafidelia Tavares
Director of Programs
800-272-3900
artavares@alz.org

Primary Agency Contact:
Licet Valois
Care and Support Program Manager
646-793-4792
lvalois@alz.org

Last Updated:
2016-11-15 15:56:42

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