Alzheimer's Blog - Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation
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

Continue reading
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

Continue reading
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

Continue reading
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

Continue reading
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

Continue reading
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

Continue reading
Alzheimer's Disease

How Fast Does Alzheimer’s Disease Progress?

After diagnoses, one of the first questions may be “How fast does Alzheimer’s disease progress” followed by a range of additional questions. Unfortunately, there are no clear cut rules on how fast

Continue reading
Music Programs

Music Programs Offer Hope for Families Fighting Alzheimer’s

In June 2017, LIAF quietly launched its MUSIC & MEMORY Program. In its initial stages, it included just two participants and expanded slowly, at a rate of one new participant per month. Now, over a

Continue reading
LIBN Tori Cohen

LIBN One for the Ages

As the executive director of Westbury-based Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation, Tori Cohen sees the struggles families and their caregivers face today. She spoke with LIBN about how she and her team navigate

Continue reading
Robotic Pet Benefits

Robotic Pet Benefits

Live companion animals have many benefits, however they can be hard to care for. Joy for All, a division of toymaker Hasbro, has developed a realistic robotic companion with the ability to interact and

Continue reading