Memory Loss Program Provides Benefits for Participants and CaregiversFamilies and caregivers often turn to many resources to help their loved ones with memory loss. A unique People Inc. day program is available and accepting participants. The Seniors Unlimited social day program meets the needs of adults who have developed dementia or memory loss, which may have been caused by Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease, stroke, heart disease or other illnesses. Community members are welcome to visit during an open house event, held in conjunction with the Erie County Senior Services Department, on Saturday, June 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 2635 Delaware Avenue, Suite A, Buffalo (border of Kenmore).The program provides benefits for participants, but also a chance for caregivers to work or take a needed break. Participants receive socialization, intergenerational programming, exercise, reminiscing, art therapy and Laughter Yoga. Educational components and a hot meal all in a safe environment are provided.The cost of the program may cover participants enrolled in a Managed Long Term Care program eligible through Medicaid. There are also private pay rates and other funding sources that may be available through Erie county.For more information, call 716-853-4500. People Inc. is a not-for-profit health and human services agency providing programs and services to more than 12,000 people with special needs, their families and seniors throughout Western New York. Since 1971, People Inc. has assisted individuals to achieve greater degrees of independence and productivity.
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