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Long Island Woman

Tori Cohen Featured in the September issue of Long Island Woman

Executive director of Westbury-based Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation, Tori Cohen was featured in the September issue of Long Island Woman. View the entire article below.

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Dementia and Depression

Crystalizing the Two Links Between Dementia and Depression

Everyone feels down from time to time, but the link between dementia and depression is much stronger than a one-off feeling. In fact, much of the latest research suggests depression affects those with

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Join Us for BINGO to Raise Money for the 4th Annual Ann Asparro Run

On National Grandparent's Day — Sunday, September 8th — the Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation (LIAF) invites you and your family to a delightful afternoon of BINGO! Offering prizes and raffle items,

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The 2019 Ann Asparro Run: 100 Miles, 1 Day, $100K

Watching a loved one face the challenges of living with Dementia can be devastating. However, it was this very devastation that inspired Jay Asparro to do something special. After watching his grandmother

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Myths About Dementia

Most Common Myth There is no point in obtaining or facing the diagnosis. This is a huge mistake. It affects the overall experience of diagnosed and caregiver. Getting the diagnosis allows for:

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Living With Alzheimer’s for Caregivers Middle Stage

An Education Program by the Alzheimer's AssociationIn the middle stages of Alzheimer's Disease, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers. Join us for this 3-part series and hear caregivers

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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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