Community Impact Stories

Read the stories of the lives impacted by the work of Alzheimer’s Community Care.

Patrick
Meet Patrick.

Patrick attends one of our Alzheimer’s Community Care’s Adult Day Care Centers. He was a Head Mechanic at the Yonkers Raceway and a recreational pilot.

Patrick is now 80 and is a quiet, happy soul. At the Day Care Center, he comes out of his shell when the music starts and then no one can silence his voice.

Patrick is why Alzheimer’s Community Care exists.


Eddie
Meet Eddie.

Eddie began attending one of our Alzheimer’s Community Care’s Adult Day Care Centers after he received his diagnosis.

Eddie, who is 87, is a former Merchandiser and a skilled Black Diamond Skier. He is a die-hard Phillies fan and is rarely at the Day Care Center without his beloved Phillies hat.

Eddie is why Alzheimer’s Community Care exists.


Patrick
Meet Ruby.

Ruby attends one of our Alzheimer’s Community Care’s Adult Day Care Centers.

She is 92.

Ruby was a Cashier and Homemaker. She has a kind smile and is always gentle and polite with all who have the pleasure of spending time with her. Her good manners always get a smile.

Ruby is why Alzheimer’s Community Care exists.


Corrine and Jack
Meet Corrine & Jack.

Jack served in the U.S. Air Force and then as a Recreational Therapist for the Veteran’s Administration. He and Corrine raised two children and never dreamed Jack would be diagnosed with Vascular Dementia. When he was, Corrine sought help and found Alzheimer’s Community Care. In 2016 she enrolled him at the Specialized Adult Day Center. He attends every day and enjoys running the bingo games and the exercise therapy. Corrine is thankful for the Day Center because it allows her time to herself and keeps Jack out of depression.

Corrine is a wife, a mother, and a caregiver.

Alzheimer’s Community Care helps her be all that she is every day.


Sharon and James
Meet Sharon & James.

James and Sharon were married in 1980. James worked as a Pastor and a Truck Driver while Sharon drove a bus and together they raised 10 children. Sharon brought James to the Alzheimer’s Community Care Specialized Adult Day Center in 2010. James always smiles and enjoys playing dominoes, working puzzles and being connected socially to all his friends at the Day Center. Sharon is so happy for the Day Center, because it allows him to stay home.

Sharon is a mother, grandmother, wife and caregiver.

Alzheimer’s Community Care helps her be all that she is every day.


Eva and David
Meet Eva & David.

Eva and David have been married for 58 years. David, who was an electrician with Florida Power & Light, has been coming to the Alzheimer’s Community Care Specialized Adult Day Center simce 2015. David loves bingo and painting at the Day Center. Eva loves bringing David to the Day Center each day because, “it gives me time to myself to get things done and engages him socially and cognitively”.

Eva is a mom, grandmother, great-grandmother, wife and caregiver.

Alzheimer’s Community Care helps her be all that she is every day.


Eva and David
Meet Michael & Laurel.

In 2014 Michael brought his mom, Laurel, to live with him.  He brought her to the Alzheimer’s Community Care Specialized Adult Day Center in 2016. Laurel, who at one time owned her own Travel Agency, loves the Day Center, especially when it’s time to dance or have her picture taken.  Michael still works full-time as an electrician and describes the Day Center as “very important and I couldn’t do what I do without it.”

Michael is an electrician, son and caregiver. 

Alzheimer’s Community Care helps him be all that he is every day. 



Alzheimer's Community Care is proudly supported by our friends and partners in the community.