HERRICKS ALZHEIMER'S DAY PROGRAM OUR SPACE

 
General Information
Description of ProgramProvides the opportunity for those who have Alzheimer's or Dementia the chance to engage in social and recreational activities led by trained staff and volunteers who are understanding and accepting. It also provides the caregiver with respite time. Family members are encouraged to take part in monthly meetings where they have the opportunity to ask questions of the staff, discuss how the participant is doing in the program and share experiences and useful information with one another, as a means of mutual support. Activities include group discussions, cognitive activities including voice, number and memory word games art and music classes led by specialists in these fields, exercise including strengthening, stretching and range of motion, supervised outdoor walks, intergenerational activities, ongoing assessment and help in maintaining skills of daily living, pet therapy in cooperation with North Shore Animal League. Participant must be 60 years old, a Nassau County resident, diagnosed as having Alzheimer's Disease or dementia, under the care of a physician, able to feed self with minimal assistance, continent, and be able to benefit from the program. This program is partially funded by Nassau County Department of Senior Affairs and the New York State Office for the Aging as a Social Model of Adult Day Care Program.
LocationNassau
Geographic AreaNew Hyde Park, New York; Town of North Hempstead, New York; Nassau County, New York
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair Accessible
 
Client Information
Eligibility60 years old, Nassau County resident, diagnosed as having Alzheimer's Disease or related disorder.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesPersonal contributions are welcome
 
Availability
Hours of OperationM, W, Th 10am-3pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameAnn Tountas, RN, BSN
Contact's PositionCoordinator Alzheimer's Program
Physical Site Address 1Herricks Community Center, Room 113-114; 999 Herricks Road
Physical Site City, State, ZipNew Hyde Park, NY 11040
Mailing Address 1Herricks Community Center, Room 113-114; 999 Herricks Road
Mailing City, State, ZipNew Hyde Park, NY 11040
Main Phone(516)742-0851 (Senior Day Program)
Other Phone(516)227-8900 (Nassau County Department of Senior Affairs)
Fax(516)746-7662
Web Addresswww.nassaucountyny.gov
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesVolunteer Opportunities
Last UpdateSep10
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
HERRICKS UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
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