HERRICKS ALZHEIMER'S DAY PROGRAM OUR SPACE

HERRICKS ALZHEIMER'S DAY PROGRAM OUR SPACE

 
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides 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
Geographical 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 Operation M, W, Th 10am-3pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Ann Tountas, RN, BSN
Contact's Position Coordinator Alzheimer's Program
Physical Site Address 1 Herricks Community Center
Physical Site Address 2 999 Herricks Road, Room 113-114
Physical Site City, State, Zip New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Mailing Address 1 Herricks Community Center
Mailing Address 2 999 Herricks Road, Room 113-114
Mailing City, State, Zip New 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 Address www.nassaucountyny.gov
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesVolunteer Opportunities
Last UpdateSep10
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: HERRICKS UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Affiliated Program: HERRICKS ALZHEIMER'S DAY PROGRAM OUR SPACE
This Service: HERRICKS ALZHEIMER'S DAY PROGRAM OUR SPACE
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adult Day Program Centers (PH-0320.0200)
Adult Day Programs (PH-0320)
Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups (PN-8100.1400)
Child Care Providers (PH-1250)
Dementia (YF-3000.2380)
Families and Individuals Needing Support (YJ)
Families/Friends of Frail/Dependent Elderly (YJ-4000)
Frail Elderly (YF-2000)
Health/Disability Related Support Groups (PN-8100.3000)
Intergenerational Programs (PS-3300)
Recreational Activities/Sports (PL-7000)
Recreational Therapy (RP-8000.7400)
Recreation Centers (PL-6400.7000-700)
Support Groups (PN-8100)
Volunteer Opportunities (PX)