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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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JAY ALLEN

Country Night With Jay Allen

Mark your calendars! Country singer, Jay Allen, will be performing at Long Island’s Nutty Irishman in Farmingdale on Tuesday, June 11th. One of Jays' songs, Blank Stares, is a tribute

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Stop & Shop Reusable Bag Fundraiser

Stop & Shop Reusable Bag Fundraiser

We are so excited to share that the Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation (LIAF) has been selected to be a part of the Stop & Shop Community Bag Program, which is designed to make it easy for customers

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Medicare

Turning 65? 7 Things You Need To Know About Medicare

It’s difficult to navigate through Medicare on your own, especially when there are no easy, one-size-fits-all coverage options. So, to help minimize stress while maximizing your Medicare coverage, we

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New Medicare Laws

Reimbursement for Daily Maintenance, Day Programs, and More

New Medicare Laws Allow Reimbursement for Daily Maintenance, Day Programs, Respite Care and MoreThe Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced non-skilled home care services, such

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Featured in Newsday

Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation Featured in Newsday

"Many others with dementia remain at home. The Westbury-based Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation has programs aimed at allowing people who want to live independently to do so, but for safety and health

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Melissa Katz

LIAF Social Worker Honored by Long Island Business News

Melissa Katz, LMSW Director of Early Stage and In-Home Respite Programs, was honored at the Long Island Business News 40 Under 40 annual event! A very well-deserved honor, Melissa was supported and cheered

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