Free Services for You and Your Alzheimer's Patients
The Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter provides free information, confidential assistance and support to professionals, as well as people with memory loss and their family members and caregivers. Their core programs include:
- 24-Hour Helpline
- Care Consultation Services
- Education and Training
- Support Groups
- Early Stage Services
- MedicAlert + Alzheimer's Association Safe Return
The New York City Chapter also provides easy ways to connect to their free services:
Rapid Referral — Allows you to refer a patient or caregiver to a Helpline telephone consultant by completing a simple, one-page form. A Helpline consultant will contact the referred individual within two business days to provide necessary support, guidance and information.
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Prescription for Care Rx Pads — Available in English and Spanish, each page outlines core services — all free and nonmedical — available from the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter.
Diversity and Inclusion
The Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter offers diversity and inclusion programs to meet the specific needs of the Latino, African American, Russian, Chinese, LGBT and Orthodox Jewish communities in New York City.
The Chapter also provides language support in Chinese, Spanish, Korean and Russian, as well as linguistically appropriate information and education sessions in Spanish, Chinese and Russian. Translation services are available in 170 other languages and dialects.
The Alzheimer’s Association has 78 chapters providing core services at over 300 locations throughout the US. For providers outside of the New York City area, please call 1-800-272-3900 or visit the Alzheimer’s Association website for more information and to connect with your local chapter.
EmblemHealth Caregiver Support Services
Keep in mind that you may refer your patients’ caregivers to our Care for the Family Caregiver programfor information, resources and support.