The New York Department of Health (NY DOH) has issued visitor guidance for adult care facilities that meet specific benchmarks and are able to develop a plan for visits. A criteria of the NY DOH guidance is to share a copy of the visitor plan publically. Please refer to Brookdale's Visitor Policy Information for specific visitor guidance for the communities once they meet the DOH criteria.
Memory loss doesn’t have to mean that all is lost. If you and your family are looking for a memory care community, Brookdale East Niskayuna, just north of Albany, New York, can help. Our Alzheimer's and dementia care community, also known as Clare Bridge, is rooted in a person-centered approach. That means we help our residents find a sense of belonging and purpose while also helping them preserve who they are.
This is where state-of-the-art care meets a passion for painting. Our residents stay engaged with a gentle daily structure of planned activities to help them maintain their abilities and encourage the use of their current skills. Brain games, dancing, art classes and music programs are just a few of the ways our residents enjoy their days. Along with our programming, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that trained staff is on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to be alerted to an emergency.
Memory Care at Brookdale East Niskayuna
If you and your family need memory care and support, we can help. Our Alzheimer’s and dementia care community is rooted in a person-centered approach. That means we help your loved one find a sense of purpose and belonging while also helping them preserve who they are. And it’s more than just a care approach. Your family member will also benefit from our consistent care assignments whenever possible and attentive staff to support them through all stages of the disease. Here are some of our programs:
Clare Bridge is our exclusive brand of dementia care created more than 30 years ago.
Clare Bridge Solace is designed to meet the special needs of residents in the advanced stages of dementia.
ActivitiesGardening, bingo, and yoga are just a few activities your loved one could enjoy here. Other activities include a morning cognitive workout with discussions, brain games and physical fitness and movement classes like our B-Fit program, walking programs, and dancing. Our residents also enjoy devotional services, pet therapy, spa days with manicures, and other social events like tea time and ice cream socials. And music is an important part of life here at Brookdale East Niskayuna with karaoke and sing-alongs.
DiningWe use mealtime as an opportunity to offer healthy menu choices and create a sense of belonging. Your loved one will enjoy dementia-friendly menus with familiar and easy-to-manage selections, small dining rooms with consistent pre-selected seating and personal dining assistance as needed. In addition, residents enjoy our cafe bistro with light snacks and beverages available throughout the day.
Our memory care program is deeply rooted in a person-centered approach. We offer the necessary resources and nurturing staff to care for those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
Community Living Room
Memory Care at Brookdale
A person-centered approach