Heart wrenching. That's what it's like to see someone you love struggling with Alzheimer's. You can see the frustration, confusion and fear in their eyes.
And while you might think that you can take care of your loved one better than anyone else, the truth is, you can't. A person with Alzheimer's disease needs special care. Care that the skilled and compassionate professionals at The Eddy provide everyday at
Both are warm, accepting residences where dignity and independence come first. The centers proudly offer innovative services and support to people with dementia, their families, friends, the professionals who support them, and the broader community.
Alzheimer's is a progressive neurological disease that interferes with memory, cognition, mobility, interpersonal communication and personality. Alzheimer's disease slowly erodes an individual's capacity for self-control, loving relationships and physical freedom. It is the fourth leading cause of death in adults over age 55.
Marjorie Doyle Rockwell Center and Eddy Alzheimer's Center at Hawthorne Ridge are important care alternatives providing:
Programs serve individuals with early to mid-stage Alzheimer's -- those with difficulties that require watchfulness and a supportive environment, but who do not need nursing home care.
Our centers embrace innovative, non-medical concepts that promote:
Each community is is thoughtfully designed for safety and independence. Beautifully appointed private rooms and common areas are decorated to reflect a home setting:
Respite care is available at both communities for families who need short-term, overnight relief from their full-time caregiving responsibilities. Respite care is the perfect solution for family members facing business or other commitments, or who need some time for themselves.
Marjorie Doyle Rockwell Center and Eddy Alzheimer's Center at Hawthorne Ridge serve as a regional resources for information on Alzheimer's disease, dementia and memory loss. Center staff share both their experience and expertise with families, friends and other health professionals. Our resource centers offers a vast range of support and educational programs, including:
To learn more, please call us:
Marjorie Doyle Rockwell Center
421 W. Columbia Street, Cohoes, NY 12047
Eddy Alzheimer's Center at Hawthorne Ridge
32 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY 12061