Below you will find a vast array of helpful information to guide you through the many questions and answers you might have regarding your aging parents or loved ones. The list of Senior Home Care Agencies in NY & Long Island and their websites below may help guide you through the process, or at the least make your search for answers to your questions a little more easier. Although I have tried to be as precise in the information provided on this page as possible, updates or changes on the support group web sites is beyond my control. If you or one of your family members or one of the support groups find an error that needs to be corrected, or you’re a support group that wish to be added to the list, please feel free to contact me through the contact form on this site. In addition, many hospitals skilled nursing facilities and senior centers in your area also provide an array of support groups. They do change frequently as well, so contact those facilities in your area for an up to date list. At any point if you would like to speak with one of our professional case managers about rates, our caregivers, the benefit of utilizing the service of an Agency like “Nannys For Grannys” and how we can provide screened and qualified care at an affordable rate within your budget give us a call at 631-730-8500 and speak with one of our case managers. A “Mom and Pop” privately owned, non franchised, Senior Home Care Agency in NY & Long Island that takes caring for seniors very serious.
24/7 Helpline 1-800-272-3900
The Alzheimer’s Association works on a global, national and local level to enhance care and support for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia’s. They operate a 24/7 professionally staffed help line and have local chapters across the state and country that provide information, programs and supports to those who are affected by Alzheimer’s
American Foundation for the Blind
VisionAware helps adults who are losing their sight to continue to live full and independent lives by providing timely information, step-by-step daily living techniques, a directory of national and local services, and a supportive online community
Gamblers treatment center.
Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation
55 Horizon Drive
Huntington, NY 11743
Alzheimer’s & Dementia Family Support
Park Jewish Institute
271-11 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Benefits Check Up
BenefitsCheckUp is a free service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), a nonprofit service and advocacy organization. Many adults over 55 need help paying for prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other basic needs. There are over 2,000 federal, state and private benefits programs available to help. The website asks a series of questions to help identify benefits that could save you money and cover the costs of everyday expenses.
Hospice Care Network
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States. The organization is committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care in various settings, including at home, with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying and their loved ones.
220 Crossways Park Drive N, Suite 110
Woodbury, NY 11797
Huntington Hospital Bereavement Support Group
270 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY 11743
91 Chestnut Avenue
Garden City, NY
Lewy body Dementia Association
Monthly support groups in Nassau and NYC
Caring for the Caregiver
220 Berry Hill Road
Syosset, NY 11791
Long Island Head Injury Association
65 Austin Boulevard
Commack, NY 11725
Support organization that offers friendship, understanding and hope to parents, grand-parents and siblings after the loss of a child.
Look good – Feel Better
Licensed cosmetologist helps women with self-image.
Huntington Station, NY
Day Haven Adult Day Services
Caregiver support groups for family members
caring for a frail older adult or loved one with
Alzheimer’s or a related dementia.
631-585-2020 ext 260
Partners in Community Care
Supportive counseling and groups
Offers support for care givers, coping with bereavement, and other issues.
Dolan Family Health Center
284 Pulaski Road
Greenlawn, NY 11740
St. Charles Stroke Support Group
200 Belle Terre Road
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Don Monti Cancer Center at
270 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY 11740
Suffolk County Inter-group Association of Alcoholics Anonymous
VNS Support Group
Forget Me-Not Program
Comprehensive Community Hospice of
Parker Jewish Institute
1 Delaware Drive
Lake Success, NY 11042
Supportive Agencies Alliance for Aging Research
Provides literature for helping yourself help a loved one with Alzheimer’s.
Provides support, education, and resources about Alzheimer’s and dementia for seniors and
their loved ones.
3281 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite E-13, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Alzheimer’s Disease Assistance Center of Long Island (ADAC)
Provides help to people with memory disorders.
American Parkinson Disease Association
St Catherine’s Hospital
50 Route 25A, Smithtown, NY 11787
Catholic charities, Diocese of Rockville Centre
Catholic Charities offers numerous programs and resources for seniors, operating more than
60 sites spanning from Elmont to Montauk.
90 Cherry Lane, Hicksville, New York 11801
C Tech A Company of Technology
Products for the blind and visually impaired.
2 N. William Street, Pearl River,NY 10965
Customer Service Bureau
Call this number if you would like to issue a complaint about any type of insurance company
in New York State..
Department of Social Services
3085 Veterans Memorial Highway, Ronkonkoma, NY 11788-8900,
60 Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Uniondale, NY 11553-3656,
Disabled and Alone
Life Services helps parents of a son or daughter with a disability answer the question which
triggers their greatest nightmares: “Who will look after our child when we’re gone?”
Suffolk County Police Special Needs/Silver Alert Identification Kit.
Enables Caregivers to register information regarding persons with special needs in the police
data system. The person is issued an ID bracelet AT NO COST and if that person is ever lost
or in need of assistance the police are able to access their information and get them the care
that they need while also contacting their loved ones immediately.
Contact Bernadette Zimmermann – Community Outreach Bureau
Family and Children’s Association
They help and support families in crisis; treat and rehabilitate people of all ages with mental
health and substance abuse problems; and safeguard seniors, helping them to live the lives they
wish for themselves.
100 East Old Country Road, Mineola, NY 11501
Family Service League
Assists seniors with many issues including the home share program. Numerous support groups
790 Park Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743
631-427-3700 ext 301
The Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP)
the HIICAP Program has been established to assist seniors through the maze of health
insurance paperwork. Assistance is available with the whole range of health insurance
programs, including Medicare, Medicaid, Supplemental and Long Term Care Insurance.
Trained volunteers provide elderly persons with the information, counseling and assistance
necessary to purchase, claim and appeal decisions about health insurance coverage.
Suffolk County 631-853-6651
Nassau County 516-292-1300 ext 2272
Helen Keller Services for the Blind
Helps people of all ages who are visually impaired to develop independence.
1 Hellen Keller Way
Hempstead, NY 11550
40 New York Avenue
Huntington, NY 11743
Jewish Association for the Services for the Aged (JASA)
JASA’s mission is to sustain and enrich the lives of the aging in the New York metropolitan area
so that they can remain in the community with dignity and autonomy.
Nassau County Service Center
158 Third Street
Mineola, NY 11501
JASA Service Center
74 Hauppauge Road, Room 43
Commack, NY 11725
Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF)
Provides support, education, and resources about Alzheimer’s and dementia.
5 Channel Drive, Port Washington, NY 11050
LI Center for Independent Living
Services and information for people living with disabilities.
3601 Hempstead Turnpike,
Suite 208 & 500, Levittown, NY 11756
Helping people overcome the challenges of vision loss.
111 East 59th Street, New York, NY 10022-1202
The Medicare Rights Center
They offer a program that offers “extra Help” in paying for prescription drug costs.
National MS Society
40 Marcus Drive, Suite 100, Melville, NY 11747
New York State Department of Health
Oversees and handles complaints dealing with hospitals nursing homes, adult homes and
assisted livings. This number is for both Nassau and Suffolk Counties.
New York State Insurance Department
general insurance information and Resource Center for Seniors in NY.
Choices for long term care.
Office of Aging
The portal to get you started in finding the answers and services you need.
Office of Handicapped Services (OHS)
Operates a Handicapped Hotline to answer questions on jobs, housing, education,
transportation, health services, social services, rehabilitation, etc
Services range from social work and community nursing to transportation and information
Provides food and other services to those in need who live in or around Brentwood, Bay Shore
and Central Islip
128 Pine Aire Drive,
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Selfhelp offers aging, frail and “at-risk” New Yorkers a comprehensive network of social service,
senior housing and home care services. It is also the oldest and largest provider of Nazi victim
services in North America.
Selfhelp Central Office
520 Eighth Avenue,
New York, NY 10018
E-Z MED Pre-Pour Medication Management Program
50 Clinton Street, Suite 514,
Hempstead, NY 11550
Shinnecock Senior Citizens
Senior Services, hospice care etc.
ToothWisdom.org features resources specifically tailored to helping older adults maintain good oral health, including resources for free dental care in New York State.
United Way of Long Island
United Way of Long Island, together with community partners is committed to changing lives
on Long Island by investing in healthcare, reducing hunger and assisting neighbors in need.
819 Grand Boulevard,
Deer Park, NY 11729