In New York State
www.caringkindnyc.org provides information and counseling to caregivers of Alzheimer's and dementia patients. With over 30 years of experience, we work directly with our community partners to develop the information, tools and training to support individuals and families affected by dementia.
Hospice and Palliative Care Association of New York State
www.hpcanys.org This statewide organization is dedicated to ensuring the availability and accessibility of quality hospice and palliative care for all persons in New York State confronted with life-limiting illness.
New York State Health Care Proxy Form
www.health.ny.gov/publications/1430.pdfThe New York Health Care Proxy Law allows you to appoint someone you trust to make health care decisions for you if you lose the ability to make decisions yourself. .
Advanced Directive: Dementia
(PDF for download)Two purposes: 1) to document your wishes about when to stop efforts to provide assisted oral feeding because of an advanced dementia, and 2) to ensure that your appointed health care agent is empowered to honor and implement those choices.