|ADULT CHILDREN OF AGING PARENTS SUPPORT GROUP||Offers meeting the first and thired Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm. Call for further information.||Suffolk||DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-SENIOR SERVICES||TOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON|
|CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP||Provides professionals to address issues and interaction and peer counseling within the group. Group meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 1:30pm. Call for schedule/information.||Suffolk||SENIOR SERVICES||TOWN OF SOUTHOLD|
|CHAPIN HOME FOR THE AGING||Provides adult day care for functionally impaired adults 40 years and over. Offers a full time nurse and nursing services, specialized medical services, information and referral, social work, recreational activities, counseling, rehabilitation, nutritional evaluation, hot meals, and personal care. Publishes brochure, calendar of events, educational material.||CHAPIN HOME FOR THE AGING||CHAPIN HOME FOR THE AGING|
|FISH OF WANTAGH, INC.||Provides medical transportation to elderly residents of Wantagh, North Wantagh, Bellmore, and North Bellmore. Call for assistance.||Nassau||FISH OF WANTAGH, INC.||FISH OF WANTAGH, INC.|
|HAPPY DAYS CLUB||Provides activities and socialization for people with moderate Alzheimer's disease or related dementia, which combines art, music, pet therapies, computer multimedia presentations, outings to places of cultural, historical and social interest, and other recreational activities. Call for more information||Nassau||HAPPY DAYS CLUB||LONG ISLAND ALZHEIMER'S FOUNDATION|
|HERRICKS ALZHEIMER'S DAY PROGRAM OUR SPACE||Provides 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.||Nassau||HERRICKS ALZHEIMER'S DAY PROGRAM OUR SPACE||HERRICKS UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT|
|INFUSION THERAPY||Offers Home Infusion to pediatric, adult and geriatric populations. Services include pharmaceuticals, supplies, pumps, and nursing. Referral required. Call for further information.||Suffolk||INFUSION THERAPY||ISLAND HOME CARE AGENCY, INC.|
|IN-HOME RESPITE PROGRAM||Provides in-home respite care to caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease while providing cognitive stimulation to the diagnosed individual. Service provided 2 hours every other week.||Nassau||IN-HOME RESPITE PROGRAM||LONG ISLAND ALZHEIMER'S FOUNDATION|
|ISLIP ADULT DAY HEALTH SERVICES||Offers adult day care programs which include dietary evaluation, continental breakfast, lunch, occupational and physical therapy, social work, pharmaceutical, dental, podiatry services, audiology, psychological services, ophathalmology, and door to door transport in handicapped accessible vehicles.||Suffolk||ISLIP ADULT DAY HEALTH SERVICES||NESCONSET CENTER FOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION|
|METROPOLITAN REGION-CENTRAL ISLIP OFFICE||Provides information and resources to assist consumers regarding unresolved issues concerning a hospital stay, nursing facility, or home nursing care. Assistance is case specific. Also provides a description of regulatory over-sight structure of assisted living housing and programs. Does analysis of demographic information and service utilization patterns. Offers such information for program development and planning, offers recommendations for resident health and safety quality of care, options for developments, and program financing.||Suffolk||METROPOLITAN REGION-CENTRAL ISLIP OFFICE||NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH|
|MIDDLE ISLAND ADULT DAY HEALTH SERVICES||Offers adult day care programs which include dietary evaluation, continental breakfast, lunch, occupational and physical therapy, social work, pharmaceutical, dental, podiatry services, audiology, psychological services, ophathalmology, and door to door transport in handicapped accessible vehicles.||Suffolk||MIDDLE ISLAND ADULT DAY HEALTH SERVICES||NESCONSET CENTER FOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION|
|OMBUDSERVICE||Functions to resolve concerns/complaints of nursing home, adult home, and assisted living residents and their families. Acts to protect patient rights, legislative advocacy, advocates for systems change, and assists community with placements. Trains volunteers to work with administrators and staff, residents and families, to help resolve difficulties. Call for further information.||Nassau||OMBUDSERVICE||FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION|
|OPEN DOORS TRANSITION CENTER AND PEER PROGRAM||The Open Door Program assists people living in nursing homes and intermediate care facilities receive individualized home and community based services.
The Transition Center helps people living in these facilities receive home and community based services. This includes information about the services and supports available in their local community. There are transition specialists at Independent Living Centers in counties all over New York State. Suffolk Independent Living Organization houses the Open Doors Transition Center and Peer Program for all of Long Island.
Transition specialists will meet with you and/or your family members to identify what services you will need and help you in getting those services.
Open Door's Peer Program is a group of people who have lived in a nursing home and intermediate care facility and are now receiving services and support locally available to them. Peers visit nursing homes and developmental centers to share their experiences with residents and support people who want to move to the community.||Suffolk||OPEN DOORS TRANSITION CENTER AND PEER PROGRAM||SUFFOLK INDEPENDENT LIVING ORGANIZATION (SILO)|
|PEOPLE CARING FOR PARENTS||Telephone self-help group for adult children caring for elderly and/or disabled parents.||Suffolk||PEOPLE CARING FOR PARENTS||PEOPLE CARING FOR PARENTS|
|PROGRAMS FOR THE AGING-PROGRAMS FOR SENIORS AND CASE MAMANGEMENT AND REFERRALS||The Human Services Department is responsible for the East Hampton Town's Senior Programs and offers case management/resources and helps individuals gain access to services that help address their needs.||Suffolk||DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES||TOWN OF EAST HAMPTON|
|SUPPORT GROUPS||Offers support groups for individuals with early-stage Alzheimer's, caregivers,and adult children of Alzheimer's patients. Call for locations and times.||Nassau||SUPPORT GROUPS||LONG ISLAND ALZHEIMER'S FOUNDATION|