July 2019 - Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation

Archive Monthly Archives: July 2019

Dementia and Appetite

Dementia and Appetite: Is Your Loved One with Dementia Not Eating?

If you are a caregiver for an individual with Alzheimer's disease or another related form of Dementia, it is common for their appetite to slowly weaken as their disease progresses. Let's take a closer

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LIAF’s Music Programs Featured in Newsday

In case you missed last Sunday's Newsday, LIAF's Sharp Notes chorus program and Music and Memory Program were featured in a story discussing the impact music has on a person living with Dementia. At LIAF,

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Ways to Give

Creative Ways to Give to LIAF

There are so many creative ways you can support LIAF's programs and services! Below is a list of unique opportunities to help your community living with Alzheimer's disease and related Dementia's.Shop

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Caregiver Support Group

LIAF’s Support Group Schedule Grows

Caring for a parent or loved one with any stage of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can be a stressful, long, and emotional journey. However, we want you to know that you are not alone. In addition to

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Dementia

Reflections of an Alzheimer’s Spouse

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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local businesses

LIBN: LIAF Helps College Students Solve Issues for Local Businesses

Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation is featured in Long Island Business News. LIAF helps college students solve issues for local businesses. Click button below to read the entire article. Read More! ...

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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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