Caregiver Resources, Tips & Activities
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Creative At-Home Activities

Having interesting and satisfying activities for the person with dementia to do while sheltering at home can be a great challenge. Watch Nancy Hendley, Dementia Care trainer at CaringKind, share some ideas on helping to keep your loved one engaged and occupied.

Read our caregiver testimonials as they describe their experiences

2020 Walk Panel Discussion on Caregiving & Covid-19

Ann Wyatt hosts a panel discussion on the impact that Covid-19 has had on caregiving

Dealing With Stress During COVID-19
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  • Extendatouch
    ExtendaTouch is an online community for caregivers to share lessons learned, tips, and knowledge to support other caregivers. We want to ensure that no caregiver feels alone.

Connect2Culture Virtual Resources

Please be sure to also check the connect2culture resource webpage for information about the online engagement activities that our cultural partners are developing for families impacted by dementia during this health crisis.

Virtual Beginnings Program

In The Moment

Tips for Families of Persons Living with Dementia: (PDF)

5 Tips for Caregivers of Someone with Memory Loss during COVID-19

COVID-19 Resources
CDC Updates
COVID-19 Best Practices: Engagement in Longevity in Medicine (ELM)

NYC Information & Resources

Food Resources

The City has created theGetFoodNYC food delivery programto provide food for coronavirus-vulnerable and food-insecure New Yorkers not currently served through existing food delivery programs. Sign up at the link above or call 311..UPDATE (3/30/20 at 2pm) from The (GetFoodNYC) program is temporarily unable to process additional food deliveries. Please check back Tuesday, March 31st when we expect to be able to restore service.

GrowNYC's 50 open-air Greenmarkets are open for business and observing social distancing and other best practices during the outbreak. The Greenmarkets are crucial to the 250 regional farmers and producers who sell through them; 85% of these farms report that they wouldn't be in business if not for the ability to sell directly to New York City shoppers. Visit the link for locations and hours of operation.