“Providing support for families equates to ensuring quality care,” states Ms. Malack-Ragona. “Keeping individuals with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease in their homes for longer periods of time helps to reduce the risk of premature placement into a nursing home. Research shows that when you provide support and resources for individuals with Dementia and/or Alzheimer’s Disease, we can reduce the caregiver’s burden and ensure positive outcomes.”
Currently, the Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center is affiliated with 38 Support Groups in Nassau and Suffolk Counties and is currently working to train Support Group Facilitators in the Queens area. Two Caregiver Support Groups and a Support Group for Individuals with Young Onset (under the age of 65) are held at the Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center located at 45 Park Avenue in Bay Shore.
Space for the West Babylon Support Group is limited. Reservations must be made by April 1. To reserve your seat or for more information, please call Sue at (516) 528-9390 or email: adrcbabylongroup@
For more information about ADRC, Support Groups and/or additional resources and services, please visit us at www.adrcinc.org;