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 The Alzheimer's Association, WNY Chapter, works with a number of agencies to provide information on caregiver and patient resources available across our eight-county service region, as well as on-line.

Below are links to a number of on-line sites that can help you find answers and specialized care.

Alzheimer's Association: Community Resource Finder 

 

Community Resource Finder provides access to comprehensive listings of local Alzheimer's resources, community programs and services. This broad-based database makes it easy to quickly search, find and access the support you need.


Service Providers: Request to be Added

To add your organization to Community Resource Finder, visit:  www.communityresourcefinder.org, scroll to the bottom of the page, and find "Providers: Request to be added or udpate your profile here." The word 'here' on that page links to a form to input your information. Simply follow the prompts to register and create an account with Community Resource Finder.


2-1-1 WNY provides access to a wide variety of health and human services organizations across the Western New York region. If you need information that is not available via the Community Resource Finder (above), this site may have the information you need.


Alzheimer's Association: Alzheimer's Navigator  

Alzheimer's Navigator is an innovative online tool that creates customized and comprehensive action plans, based on answers you provide to some short online surveys.


Service Providers in WNY

The Alzheimer's Association, WNY Chapter, compiles lists of service providers in our eight-county community. These lists include adult care facilities, adult day care services, home health agencies and skilled nursing facilities. By clicking on the service provider categories below, you will find  a listing of agencies organized by county, with contact information. Please note:  the Alzheimer's Association provides these lists as a resource and does not specifically endorse the services of the agencies listed.

Adult Care Facilities

Adult Day Services

Crisis Resources

Home Care Agencies
 
Skilled Nursing Facilities 
 
Geriatric Care Managers

 Locating a Medical Provider or Dementia Specialist

A great first step in locating a dementia specialist is to talk with your Primary Care Physician about referral options in your area. Another option is contacting your insurance provider directly for a list of physicians within your specific provider network.

Geriatricians

Neurologists


Locating an Elder Law Attorney

A great first step in locating an elder law attorney is to contact the Elder Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.  Here, you may be able to access information about obtaining an attorney or about referral options in your area.

For additional information, please visit the New York State Bar Association website, at http://www.nysba.org/.

Another option to consider is contacting the New Yok State Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Inc. (NAELA). that website is: http://www.NAELA.org.
 


 

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