Support Groups & Services

ALZHEIMER'S SERVICES

For more information or to register, please contact Hillary Cook at (516) 822-3535, x328 

or email hcook@miyjcc.org.

 

Alzheimer’s Services — REFLECTIONS RESPITE PROGRAM

A safe and enriching social day program for individuals with Alzheimer's and related dementia, overseen by a licensed clinical social worker. Activities provided by certified professionals, including a recreational therapist, fitness instructors, art and music therapists and more.

A light breakfast and full lunch are served daily.

Monday-Friday.  •  10:00 am-2:00 pm

Cost: $50/day May be eligible for LTC coverage. Fee adjustments available for those in need.

To learn more, contact Hillary: (516) 822-3535, x328 or hcook@miyjcc.org.

To view or download our newsletter Reflections News, please CLICK HERE.

The Reflections Respite program includes: 

  • Memory/Cognitive Program: Activities are designed to orient participants to time and space as well as evoke memories of moments in their lives and historical events

  • Art Therapy: Using a variety of modalities, participants engage in a variety of art projects.

  • Exercise: Taught by certified fitness instructors. Chair Cardio helps participants maintain and build general mobility and fine motor skills. Chair Yoga helps them relax and stretch stiff muscles while they sing along with their favorite tunes.  

  • Music Therapy: A music therapist leads participants in rhythm, singing, and instrumental activities.

  • Recreation/Socialization: Activities that foster group interaction and emphasize fun and enjoyment, creativity, and self-expression. This includes a variety of games, entertainment, discussion groups and projects.

  • Intergenerational Activities: Children from the Mid-Island Y JCC Early Childhood Center come in and perform for program participants. FREE (Family Residences and Essential Enterprises) young adults with special needs join the group weekly for discussions and socialization. Additionally, school-aged children come to celebrate holidays and perform for participants.

  • Nutritious Meals: Participants receive a healthy, kosher, light breakfast and full lunch under the supervision of a nutritionist.

  • Caregiver Support/Respite: We are here for the whole family. Join our Caregiver Support Groups facilitated by a licensed social worker. Staff is also available to provide counseling, information and referrals. 

 

To view or download

our newsletter Reflections News,

please CLICK HERE.

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