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!
A performance by The Anthropologists
Riverstone and Sunnyside Community Services invite caregivers to a cruise!
In the time that it takes you to read this page, another person will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States. You may know someone close to you who confronts this struggle, or is a caregiver. On a national level, we face a serious problem. On a local level, Riverstone seeks to address Read more about It only takes a moment to help change someone’s life[…]
Guest post by George Mears of Brain Wellness As we age, our brains break down little by little just as our bodies do. Without proper care, a lack of strong bonds between cells can become dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, so it’s important to know the right ways to ensure your brain is in good shape. Read more about How to keep your brain engaged and active[…]
A special rhythm session for family caregivers and loved ones. Sunday, September 16 at 12:30pm.
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[…]
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!