Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Support Initiative

Caregiver Support

Plattsburgh, New York

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The Caregiver Support Initiative provides services for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia. Care Navigators work with caregivers to educate them about the support services they may require in their caregiving journey. Respite services are provided by trained professionals who may be volunteers or paid individuals. The services are person-centered to reflect both the cultural needs and level of care of the caregiver and person with dementia. Services are consumer-directed to provide caregiver choice of providers. Locations for respite services include, but are not limited to, the care recipient’s home, adult day program, or other residential facility. There is no charge for services of the Caregiver Support Initiative.