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Alzheimer's Care Facility

Alzheimer's Care FacilityThe Hebrew Home at Riverdale has been a pioneer in the research, development and delivery of new and more meaningful, life affirming approaches to care for people with Alzheimer's disease and memory disorders. We provide care and services through our Alzheimer's program at the Greenberg-Starr Memory Support Center.

The Greenberg-Starr Memory Support Center is the first specialized Alzheimer's care facility in the New York area where those with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease thrive in an environment that supports them in an adult and dignified lifestyle. In search of a better life for residents in the early and moderate stages of Alzheimer's the Greenberg–Star Center provides the following:

  • State-of-the-art furnishings in a homelike residential community, with over 26,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor living spaces
  • Living Room with fireplace, the ideal backdrop for yoga sessions, intimate programming and family visiting
  • Kitchen as the "heart of our home," where painting and crafting classes take place along with family and intergenerational visits
  • Balcony overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades, open year-round for fresh-air therapy, nature watching and re-connecting with the outdoors
  • Modern design amenities including carpeting and lighting, for resident pleasure and protection while strolling for exercise and wellness
Life in the Greenberg Memory Center - Making a Brain Connection
  • Supporting a re-connect between mind and body through holistic programming including yoga, meditation, massage, Reiki, art and pet therapies
  • Viewing classic and contemporary art exhibits in the comfort of home, during art-looking sessions conducted by our trained docents and museum staff
  • Visiting our Derfner Judaica Museum for a journey down Memory Lane, in re-connecting with Jewish heritage
  • Offering alternative treatments for relief from the struggle with confusion and frustration
  • Enabling performance, purpose and pleasure
  • Restoring harmony between those with memory disorders and their world
  • Building a better life by looking at what is left, and not at what is lost