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Diagnostic Centers
A differential diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease requires a complete medical, neurological, and psychiatric evaluation as well as neuropsychological tests.

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Home Care Agencies
Provides health care services in the residence of the patient. It allows people to remain in the comfort of familiar surroundings throughout the course of the disease.
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Adult Day Care Programs
Community-based group programs designed to meet the needs of functionally and/or cognitively impaired adults through a care plan.

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Support Groups
The Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter sponsors support groups for caregivers and people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease at many locations and at no charge.

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Free Legal Services
Legal and financial planning should begin soon after the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or related dementia has been made. As the disease progresses they will need to rely on others to act in their best interests.

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Respite Services
Residential respite provides temporary, time-limited care when family members or service providers are unavailable. In-home respite provides home care workers to supervise the person with dementia.

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Early Stage Services
Here you can find information about Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other types of dementia. You can also learn about ways to cope and live successfully with the challenges that a diagnosis of dementia can bring.

Visit our Early Stage Services website
Connect 2 Culture
The New York City Chapter's cultural arts program which teaches caregivers how to utilize art to stimulate conversation and emotion. We collaborate with a variety of Museums and organizations such as The American Museum of Folk Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Rubin Museum.

Visit our Connect2Culture website
Hospice is a special kind of care for the terminally ill. The focus is on caring, not curing. In most cases care is provided in the patient’s home, although care can also be provided in freestanding hospice centers.

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Please email any changes or corrections to this directory to helpline@alznyc.org.
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