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Alzheimer’s Association (Long Island Chapter)

Help Line: 800-272-3900

Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center

Satellite office: 855-732-4500 (toll-free)

This group’s website lists dozens of support groups for Alzheimer’s patient caregivers in Nassau, Suffolk and Queens. (Click Let Us Help You.)

EAC Network


(Click Services, then Senior & Nutrition Services)

516-539-0150 ext. 217

This program provides in-home companions for older adults with chronic disease or dementia. There is a sliding fee for ongoing 2- to 6-hour, one day a week, visits.

Long Island Alzheimer’s and Dementia Center (LIAD)

516-767-6856 ext. 17

Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center’s Caregiver Support Groups are tailored to the needs and experiences of spouses, adult children, loved ones, and the bereaved. They are held virtually via Zoom or in-person at the LIAD Center. Support groups include:

  • Early to Moderate Stage Spousal Support
  • Late Stage and Hospice Spousal Support 
  • Spousal Support
  • Adult Children Support 

The Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease

One of 10 such centers in New York State, funded in part by the state health department, the center serves as a regional resource, offering up-to-date information about the disease and assisting family members by recommending resources and other caregiver support.

Suffolk County Respite Care Program

621-321-8229, ext. 1229

The Senior Respite Program offers in-home supervision for older adults with chronic disease or dementia. There is a sliding scale fee.

U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Toll-free 855-260-3274

Through the Caregiver Support Program, local Caregiver Support Coordinators can provide a full range of VA health care services for veterans with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Depending on the veteran's needs, services may include home-based primary care, homemaker and home health aide, respite care, adult day health care, outpatient clinic, inpatient hospital, nursing home, palliative care or hospice care.