An engaging social adult day center designed for people with memory loss. A safe space to sing and dance, engage in discussion, laugh and socialize. Caregivers will also find multiple avenues of support, from benefits assistance to exercise classes and respite.
Riverstone recognizes the importance and challenge of being a caregiver. An array of free services help you find balance. Support groups, yoga, Memory Cafe and professional guidance and tips for self-care. And much, much more.
For recreation, exercise, food and fun, our bright and inviting neighborhood center is a meeting space for people 60+ to create new friendships and discover new activities. Want to try tai chi? Learn Facebook? Dance salsa? We have an activity for you!
Need answers for benefits questions? Eviction prevention? Money management? Mental health and substance abuse? Experienced social workers work with you or your loved one one-on-one for helpful solutions.
A social adult day program for adults with a developmental disability, offering activities from arts and crafts to exercise to help engage and integrate participants into the daily life of the senior center. This intimate program allows for personalized attention.
It has been demonstrated time and again that we all do better, physically and mentally when we have someone on our side. To accomplish this, Riverstone has partnered with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to provide a full range of support and case management services to reduce hospitalization of older adults who have Medicaid.
See a short video on Riverstone and our services: see some happy faces!
Guest post by June Duncan of RiseUpforCaregivers.org Whether finances have you moving across town to a smaller home or you’re moving across the country to an assisted living facility near family due to health concerns, downsizing can be an emotionally difficult time. The wide range of feelings that come with decluttering and parting with long-held Read more about A Senior’s Guide To Downsizing Without The Stress[…]
Caregivers and loved ones get together to enjoy some lively music
Manhattan Neighborhood Network: Maria Luna interviews Carmen Nunez, director of Riverstone Memory Center
Important guest post by June Duncan, of Rise Up for Caregivers The possibility of needing long-term care is something that most people don’t want to think about—much less plan for. But if you’re one of the 70 percent of people over the age of 65 who end up needing it, it’s best to be prepared Read more about Advice on How to Plan and Pay for Long-Term Care[…]
See remarkable art show with simulated stained-glass alcohol in paintings done by Riverstone seniors!
Guest post by June Duncan of RiseUpforCaregivers.org Caregiving is one of the most stressful jobs imaginable. There are long hours spent meeting the physical, mental and emotional needs of a loved one who relies on you as a companion as well as a care provider. There are precious few opportunities to unwind and spend a Read more about Advice for Caregivers on Working Self-Care into Their Daily Routine[…]
Special raffle for two tickets to HAMILTON on Broadway ($20)! AND a $5 raffle for a chance for one of five prizes: from a $500 Delta gift card to a George Foreman grill. See GALA 2018 tab above and get your tickets now.
Guest post by June Duncan of RiseUpForCaregivers.org It’s easy to understand why some people deny that a loved one is exhibiting signs of dementia and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Accepting that there’s a serious problem is admitting that they’re seriously ill, and that can be an emotionally wrenching admission. Not wanting to accept the Read more about The Danger of Denial: Accepting the Truth about Alzheimer’s Disease[…]
We hope you will join us at our Annual Gala on April 19th, 2018 where we honor local champions and raise money for senior services. Click below for information on donation and ticket purchase.
2018 arrives with a chill in the air — and our warmest wishes to supporters and friends past, present and future