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As adults in America continue to live longer lives, we’re blessed with more time with our loved ones. There may come a time when skilled nursing is necessary, and long-term care facilities offer safe, comprehensive care for those we love. At Rochester Regional Health, we are well-versed in the challenges of longer life. We’re caregivers ourselves, and we understand how difficult it can be to provide round-the-clock care. You need support and help too, which is why we’ve put together resources to help you care for others and yourself.
Does your loved one have Alzheimer's disease or dementia? Rochester Regional Health, in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association, offers a free support group.
When: Every 4th Monday of each month: 11 am - 12 pm
Where: Unity Adult Day Services at St. Bernard's Adult Day Care for People with Dementia
2260 Lake Avenue - Building 5
Rochester, NY 14612
All are welcome. Care is available for your loved one during the meeting. For more information call (585) 254-7990.
Lifespan offers care managers to help you navigate the tricky and overwhelming world of eldercare. They provide information and guidance about long-term care options, assessments, housing option assistance, and caregiver consultation and support services. They have helped many people in situations like yours and are just a phone call away.
Providing a trusted place to turn for unbiased (and free) information about long-term care services in New York State, NY Connects is a one-stop-shop for caregivers. Search via keyword or browse by category to find the help and support you need.
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