Alzheimer's News Archives - 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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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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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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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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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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