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Governor Cuomo support for families

SCS Receives Grant to Support Family Caregivers of Individuals with Alzheimer's and Dementia

November 3, 2015 | Roberta

Sunnyside Community Services is proud to be one of the nine recipients of Governor Cuomo's $67.5 million dollar initiative for the development of programs that support family members who care for the nearly 380,000 New Yorkers living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The awards are...

Women speaking to loved ones with Alzheimer's Disease

NY1 Reports on Supporting Alzheimer's Caregivers

May 23, 2016 | Roberta

A recent NYI report by Erin Billups discussed issues facing New Yorkers providing care to loved ones with Alzheimer's Disease. The story features staff and participants of our CARE NYC and Adult Day programs, and shows how our programs support people...

Alzheimer's Caregiver Services Round Table Discussion

Judy Zangwill, SCS Executive Director, on NY1 with reporter Angi Gonzalez and PSS Deputy Director Katherine Martinez

June 20, 2016 | Roberta

SCS Executive Director Judy Zangwill and Presbyterian Senior Services Deputy Director Katherine Martinez discuss new Alzheimer's Caregiver Services available throughout the five boroughs with NY1 reporter Angi Gonzalez.  ...

Caregiver feeding her mother

To Commemorate Women's Equality Day, Take Care of Caregivers

August 25, 2016 | Roberta

Currently, there are roughly 3.2 million American women who are caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease. These women are also mothers, sisters, wives, colleagues and community members who must deal with the stress of those responsibilities too.  With all of those...

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