SCS Receives Grant to Support Family Caregivers of Individuals with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Sunnyside Community Services is proud to be one of the nine recipients of Governor Cuomo’s $67.5 million dollar initiative for the development of programs that support family members who care for the nearly 380,000 New Yorkers living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The awards are part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Initiative that seeks to alleviate emotional and financial burdens that are unduly placed upon New Yorkers who care for loved ones living with Alzheimer’s. There are a total of 1 million of these informal caregivers in New York State who provide 1.1 billion hours of unpaid care.  Read more: