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Honor Your Loved Ones Affected by Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Honor Your Loved Ones Affected by Alzheimer’s & Dementia

This is a participant celebrating her birthday at LIAF, with her daughter by her side and surrounded by friends. LIAF is not just a place for her to attend to participate in activities and spend the day—LIAF

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40 Under Forty

40 Under Forty

By virtue of her mother, Melissa Katz learned the values of compassion and empathy by lending a hand to elderly friends and neighbors from a young age. Those lessons were early job training for Katz, who

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A 29,029 Foot Climb to Honor Mom

In October, Kelly DeBusschere climbed a mountain 17 times. When she peaked on her 17th go, she had climbed the equivalent of the height of the tallest mountain in the world. DeBusschere’s mother was

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Activity keeps your brain sharper, even if you have dementia

Even people with limited mobility had clearer thinking if they did whatever activity they could, the study found. Click for more!

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New Year's Resolutions

Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Older Adults

A healthy lifestyle can lead to a healthy brain. The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to adopt some beneficial habits to help reduce your risk of cognitive decline. See our list of healthy brain

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Different Stages of Alzheimer's Disease

Understanding the Different Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

Across the United States, an estimated 5.7 million Americans of all ages are living with one of the stages of Alzheimer's disease or other related forms of dementia — according to the Alzheimer's Association.The

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Holiday Dinner Party

LIAF’S 2018 Holiday Dinner Party

Tis the season to celebrate! LIAF's holiday party was a perfect time to share our appreciation for one another and for a staff that works so hard to bring joy and love to our participants on a daily basis!

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Achievements in Health Care

LIAF’s Recognition for Achievements in Health Care

On Tuesday, December 18th, Mandy Klarman, previous volunteer and current per-diem social worker at LIAF, was recognized at the Long Island Business News “Achievements in Health Care” awards program.

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Highlights of the Week

LIBN Nonprofit Highlights of the Week

LIAF was featured in LIBN "On Our Island: Nonprofit highlights of the week". Continue reading to learn more.Kelly DeBusschere (right) presented more than $12,000 to Tori Cohen of Long Island Alzheimer’s

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