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Achievements in Health Care

LIAF Has Been Recognized for Achievements in Health Care

On Tuesday, December 18th, Mandy Klarman, previous volunteer and current per-diem social worker at LIAF, will be recognized at the Long Island Business News “Achievements in Health Care” awards program. She will be honored within the Volunteer category, a prestigious group of individuals who have had an impact in the delivery of care through volunteer work. […]

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Highlights of the Week

LIBN Nonprofit Highlights of the Week

LIAF was featured in LIBN “On Our Island: Nonprofit highlights of the week”. to learn more. Kelly DeBusschere (right) presented more than $12,000 to Tori Cohen of Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation, which DeBusschere raised by completing 17 ascents of Vermont’s Stratton Mountain – the vertical equivalent of climbing Mount Everest. See LIBN News

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#GivingTuesday

Give Back on #GivingTuesday

The Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation is proud to participate in #GivingTuesday today, November 27th. This global day of giving invites individuals to celebrate the holiday season by giving back and supporting their community. Together, we can make a difference.This year, LIAF is in need of donations such as: Apple music player devices iTunes gift cards […]

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Donations Follow Their Climb

Donations Follow Their Climb

LIAF was featured in Westbury Times last week. Continue on to read the full article. When Garden City resident Kelly DeBusschere and her husband heard about the “29029 Everesting Challenge,”they didn’t hesitate to sign up. They saw it as a perfect opportunity to raise funds to donate to the Westbury-basedLong Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) in honor […]

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Dementia

What is Dementia

Although often considered synonyms, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are not the same. Whether you’re a caregiver or someone experiencing early onset symptoms, it’s important to understand the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. At the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF), we provide a range of innovative services to help your loved one living with Alzheimer’s and […]

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Veteran’s Day

This Veteran’s Day LIAF is Honoring America’s Military Heroes

This Veteran’s Day, LIAF is honored America’s military heroes by making an effort to also help keep people safe. On November 12, 2018, we proudly teamed up with the American Red Cross to check smoke detectors for our participant’s families and other in the community, many of whom are veterans. We graciously thank veterans and […]

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Music & Memory

Introducing LIAF’s Music & Memory Program

In early 2017, Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation was certified by the MUSIC & MEMORY® Foundation to distribute iPods outfitted with personalized music playlists to persons diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias. Since then, we have modified and augmented their program in order for it to better serve our participants and their caregivers. Specifically, we […]

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Champions for Charity

Champions for Charity

The Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation is pleased to participate in Americana Manhasset’s Champions for Charity. Join Us:From Thursday, November 29 through Sunday, December 2, Over 70 participating Americana Manhasset and select Wheatley Plaza stores will donate 25% of designated full-price pre-tax purchases to the participating organization(s) of the customer’s choice. Purchases are not automatically eligible; you […]

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Kendra Scott Gives Back

Kendra Gives Back to Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation. Enjoy sips and sweets while shopping our latest collection with 20% going back to LIAF in support of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month! Join Us:Friday, November 9th, 6:00 – 8:00pmKendra Scott – Soho126 Sprint St. New York, NY 10012

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Top Fifty Women in Business

LIBN Top Fifty Women in Business

For Immediate Release | November 6, 2018Tori Cohen, executive director at the Long IslandAlzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF), has been named to the Long Island Business News “Top 50 Women in Business” for 2018. Launched in 2000, the award recognizes Long Island’s top women in business, education, government and the nonprofit sector for their business savvy, influential […]

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