LIAF Fashion Show to Spotlight Caregivers and Couture

 For Immediate ReleaseMedia Contact: Michelle Yadoo, Communications Coordinator(516) 767-6856 ext. 20myadoo@liaf.orgwww.liaf.org March 26, 2017, Westbury, N.Y. – The Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) will host their Women’s Luncheon and Fashion Show on Friday, April 20. The annual event not only raises awareness and funding for LIAF’s cutting-edge programs, but also recognizes women caregivers, as well as […]

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Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation Appoints New Chair

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | JANUARY 12, 2018 | Contact: Michelle Yadoo, 516.767.6856 x 20 or myadoo@liaf.orgThe Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) is pleased to announce that Jennifer Cona, Esq., has been appointed Chair of LIAF’s Board of Trustees, effective January 1, 2018. Jennifer has been an integral and energetic presence at LIAF since 2003, serving as the Board’s Vice Chair. […]

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LIAF’s Transportation Assists Both Participants and Caregivers

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | JANUARY 5, 2018 | Contact: Michelle Yadoo, 516.767.6856 x 20 or myadoo@liaf.orgThe Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) has continually offered transportation for participants who attend LIAF’s Monday through Friday social adult day programs, now located in Westbury. This can be a tremendous relief to caregivers, who may not be able to drive their loved one to […]

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Respite and Socialization Don’t Have to Stop on Friday: LIAF Annouces New Weekend Program

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | NOVEMBER 21, 2017 | Contact: Michelle Yadoo, 516.767.6856 x 20 or myadoo@liaf.orgFive days a week, from Monday through Friday, the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) welcomes individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, to participate in social adult day programs, featuring entertainment, word games, light exercise, crafts, and more. Now, the benefits and […]

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The 2017 Ann Asparro Run

One in nine Americans over 65 has Alzheimer’s disease. Eighty percent of all care provided to Alzheimer’s individuals is tendered by family and friends.When my grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, I learned not only the staggering statistics such as those above, but also the devastating effects it can have on families who try to […]

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Collaborative Study to Explore Benefits of Alzheimer’s Programs

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | SEPT 12, 2017 | Contact: Michelle Yadoo, 516.767.6856 x 20 or myadoo@liaf.orgContact: Chris Hendriks, Vice President, Public & External Affairs, Catholic Health Services Contact: Elisa Gerber, Public Relations Manager, Catholic Health Services, 516.705.1871 More than 50,000 Long Islanders are currently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is expected to rise. With the increasing need for services, the […]

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Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | JULY 17, 2017 | Contact: Michelle Yadoo, 516.767.6856 x 20 or myadoo@liaf.orgThe Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) is pleased to announce the appointments of three new members to the organization’s Board of Trustees. Carmine Asparro, Todd H. Hesekiel, Esq. and Nicholas Lazzaruolo join the five current board members who oversee LIAF’s mission of helping to improve […]

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LIAF’s 24th Annual Golf Classic a “Tee-Rific” Success!

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | JULY 6, 2017 | Contact: Michelle Yadoo,, 516.767.6856 x 20 or myadoo@liaf.orgWith picture-perfect weather on June 26, the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) hosted its 24th annual Golf Classic, with golfers teeing off on the nationally-recognized A.W. Tillinghast course at the Sands Point Golf Club. At dinner that evening, the event’s honoree, Bob O’Kane, Vice President […]

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Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation Celebrates New Home in Westbury

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | JUNE 27, 2017 | Contact: Michelle Yadoo, 516.767.6856 x 20 or myadoo@liaf.orgThe Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) recently welcomed close to 150 guests, among them, board members, families, politicians, several members from the Long Island Elite (who have chosen LIAF as its Charity Partner of the Year), healthcare administrators and friends, to its new home. The […]

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Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation Chosen as Long Island Elite’s Charity Partner of the Year

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | MAY 22, 2017 | Contact: Michelle Yadoo, 516.767.6856 x 20 or myadoo@liaf.orgThe Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) is pleased to announce some exciting news! The organization has been chosen by the Long Island Elite (LIE) as LIE’s Charity Partner of the Year for 2017. LIE, dedicated to fostering growth and development among Long Island’s business professionals […]

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