Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation, Author at Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation

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Dementia

A Caregiver’s Passion for Helping the Community

Allan Vann, former caregiver, LIAF support group attendee, volunteer and current advocate, has a passion for helping the community, especially those affected by the challenges of living with Dementia.

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NPR

NRP Pulling Back The Curtain On Alzheimer’s Disease

At age 58, Bella Doolittle from Glens Falls was diagnosed with Early-onset Alzheimer’s.  Bella’s husband, Will Doolittle, is a writer at the Glens Falls Post Star. Navigating Alzheimer’s together,

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local businesses

LIBN: LIAF Helps College Students Solve Issues for Local Businesses

Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation is featured in Long Island Business News. LIAF helps college students solve issues for local businesses. Click button below to read the entire article. Read More! ...

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Dementia and Sleep

Opening Your Eyes to the Connection Between Dementia and Sleep

Dementia usually results in a host of symptoms from memory loss and mood changes to reduced ability to perform activities of daily living. However, did you know there is also a strong connection between

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Dementia Risk Factors

4 Dementia Risk Factors That You Can Control

A growing amount of evidence suggests your lifestyle choices can significantly affect your likelihood of developing Dementia. In short, what's good for your heart is also good for your head!Several studies

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Long Island Weekly

Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation Featured in Long Island Weekly

Executive director of Westbury-based Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation, Tori Cohen was featured in Long Island Weekly. Click button below to read the entire article. Read More!

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Kelley’s Heroes

Another Successful Fundraiser With Kelley’s Heroes

Thank you to Bill Flood, Sean Phillips and all the members of Kelley’s Heroes for the amazing donation today of $9,200! On Saturday, April 13th, Kelley’s Heroes walked the Walt Whitman Trail in Eastern

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WBAB’s Plugged Into Long Island

Tori Cohen Featured on WBAB’s Plugged Into Long Island

Executive Director, Tori Cohen, was featured on WBAB’s Plugged Into Long Island to discuss the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation’s programs, services, and fundraising events. Her interview with

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Music and Dementia

Music and Dementia: How Can Music Help with Memory?

Did you know there is a connection between music and dementia? People living with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia typically experience mild to severe memory loss depending on the stage of the disease.

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Adaptive Devices for Persons with Dementia

Adaptive Devices for Persons with Dementia

It can be relatively difficult to find adaptive devices to suit the needs of individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.When looking for the best device it's important to think about

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