The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Early Stage Center provides a supportive environment and specialized programs for people with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) or an early form of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease. Care partners, family members and professionals will also find an array of educational resources, counseling and support available to them.
If You’re a Person with Early-Stage Dementia…
At the Center, a variety of group programs and workshops are available to you. Depending on what interests you, you may want to:
- Give your brain a mental workout in MemoryWorks.
- Join Connections and engage in lively discussion about everything from A to Z.
- Participate in a Support Group and share your experience living with dementia.
- Talk about the latest news’ stories in Headlines.
- Join us for popcorn and a Movie Matinee.
- Use Computers to surf the web, do brain fitness exercises or send emails.
In addition to participating in programs, you can visit the community room. Here, you and others can gather to socialize, spend time reading, play board games, listen to music, or just pass the time. This setting provides a reprieve from the daily stress of living with MCI or early dementia and also sets the stage for you to cultivate new relationships with one another.
If You’re a Care Partner….
Caring for someone with MCI or early-stage dementia poses unique challenges. At the Center, you will learn about how best to meet the special needs of early-stage individuals through workshops, educational meetings, and groups. The staff is also available to provide individualized support and counseling, as needed.
If You’re a Professional…
Social workers with extensive knowledge of early-stage issues are available to provide information, counsel and referrals.
All services provided at no cost.
For more information, contact The Early Stage Center at 646-744-2977.