May 2016 - Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation

Archive Monthly Archives: May 2016

Alzheimer’s Exercises Aim to Improve Patients’ Memories

By Christine Chung, Newsday, May 31, 2016 Twice a week, a handful of senior citizens gathers at Amber Court Assisted Living Facility in Westbury to exercise their memories. Led by social workers, they play word association games, sing along to classic American tunes, and do arts and crafts, all in an attempt to delay the progression of the […]

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Moving On After an Alzheimer’s Death

By Allan Vann, Huffington Post, May 16, 2016 When Clare was placed in the dementia unit of an assisted living facility in 2013, I had to transition to living as a married single. Since my beloved Clare passed away last month, I am now transitioning to life as a widower. Recent widows and widowers should take sufficient […]

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Death Due to…Alzheimer’s?

By Allan Vann, Huffington Post, May 5, 2016 This is not the column I had initially prepared for posting today, but this is the column I needed to write. On April 12, 2016, just one day after posting my HuffPost column, “Alzheimer’s Caregiver Not Ready to Move On,” my beloved wife, Clare, passed away quietly and calmly […]

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