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Catholic Charities. Builders for Family and Youth.
Alzheimer's Adult Day Care Program


Also Known As:BFFY Alzheimer's Adult Day Care Program
Address:157-16 65 Avenue Flushing NY 11367
Telephone(s):718-358-3541
Fax:718-961-4712
E-mail:rcarson@ ccbq.org
World Wide Web: http://www.find-us.net/BffyAlzheimers/


Description:

This program assists "everyone in our community suffering from and caring for persons with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders. ... Our 5 day per week day care program gives the opportunity to those in our community to socialize and participate in therapeutic recreational activities, dance, art and music therapy. ... The Support Group of the Alzheimer's Day Care Program can be an invaluable source of strength in living and coping with this and all related dementia-type diseases. We provide trained personnel and volunteers to the family of those afflicted, offering support, relief, and encouragement." Hot meals served 5 days per week.




Hours:

Mon, Wed, Thurs.  9:00-3:30


Eligibility Requirements:

Persons aged 60 and over who are continent and diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. Caregivers are also eligible. Serves Community Districts 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and N13.


Access for People with Disabilities:Wheelchair access and sign-language interpreted when necessary.


Services Offered:Mutual Support Groups