New York City, Inc.
The Kelly Gang raised over $60,000 for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, New York City, Inc. (formerly known as the Alzheimer’s Association, NYC Chapter). Their programs provide free information, assistance and support for those with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, as well as for their family members, caregivers and professionals. Their programs include a 24-hour Helpline, Social Work Services, Education and Training, Support Groups, Early Stage Services and a Wanderer’s Safety Program. For more than 30 years, its dedicated professional staff has provided compassionate care and life-saving support for hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers with dementia and their caregivers. Its programs and services are available to the over 500,000 individuals in New York City who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia free of charge.
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, New York City. Inc.'s mission is to create and promote comprehensive and compassionate care for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, to provide support for their families and professional caregivers, and to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research. They meet their mission in the community through increasing public awareness, providing education, creating and encouraging replication of model programs, collaborating with research centers, and undertaking advocacy.
The Kelly Gang, Inc. Training Room, located in its third floor Program Center, hosts a variety of education and training programs to help caregivers, both family members and professionals, understand and navigate the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease. Our trainings range from Family Caregiver Workshops to Dementia Care Training for Professional Caregivers. These sessions provide caregivers with the information, resources and guidance to expertly care for a person with dementia.