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Care Partner Resources

Alzheimer’s Association, caregiver and referral services

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Memory, Care Partners


Shannon Lawler, (518) 867-4999 ext. 306.

Serving needs of those dealing with Parkinson’s and other conditions, not restricted to Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) is available around the clock, 365 days a year. Through this free service, specialists and master’s-level clinicians offer confidential support and information to people living with dementia, caregivers, families and the public.

Care Partner resources

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Care Partners

Care Partner resources from various organizations

Care partner Resources 

Davis Phinney Foundation 

The Parkinson’s Foundation Care Partner Program is designed with care partners in mind and is recommended for anyone caring for someone living with PD, including spouses, partners, children or friends. 

The Care Partner Program: Building a Care Partnership 

This Series of Online Courses for Family Care Partners are: Completely Free and available for anyone with an internet connection Self Paced – each can be completed in 1-2 hours in a single sitting or spread out over days, weeks or months Designed by the Care Partner Program Committee, made up of current and former Parkinson’s Care Partners 

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Local Care Partner Resources

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Local, Care Partners

Parkinson’s Care Partner Resources 4/2024 

Local PD Care Partner Support Groups 

IN PERSON, Mornings, monthly, Clifton Park 

Contact: Nancy Eson (518) 281-6012 

IN PERSON, Evenings, monthly, Colonie 

Contact: Addy Spitzer (320) 249-6862 

ZOOM ONLY: Evenings, monthly, originated from Albany County Contact: Nancy Eson (518) 281-6012 

National PD Organizations - Care Partner Resources 

Davis Phinney Foundation 

Parkinson Foundation 

Helpline: 1(800) 473-4636 

American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) 

Michael J. Fox Foundation Care Partner / Caregiver General Resources 

Alzheimer's Association 

Helpline: (800) 272-3900 

NYS Respite for the Caregiver Support Initiative - respite scholarships People with PD and care partners can utilize Alzheimer’s Assoc. resources 

Catholic Charities 

Caregiver Support Program, 14 counties, 518 372 5667 

County and City Senior Services - contact local senior services offices

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