Alzheimer's Blog - Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation
Jay Asparro

Running to Raise Alzheimer’s Awareness: One Man’s Inspiring Story

Donate Now Currently, there are more than 5.7 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease. It can strike at almost any age, and the progression of Alzheimer’s disease can vary. While Alzheimer’s statistics are harrowing, it didn’t really hit home for Jay Asparro until a cold day in December of 2016 during a six mile run. Watching […]

Continue reading

Another Successful Showing at LIAF Luncheon and Fashion Show

For Immediate Release  | May 14, 2018May 7, 2018, Westbury, N.Y. – Nearly 200 guests recently attended the annual Women’s Luncheon and Fashion Show hosted by the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF). At the North Hempstead Country Club in Port Washington, participants enjoyed a delectable buffet and a showing of the latest fashions styled by […]

Continue reading

Plainview Man Gearing Up for Annual Run to Support Those Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

For Immediate Release  | May 14, 2018May 7, 2018, Westbury, N.Y. – Jay Asparro, of Plainview, is gearing up to clock some serious running miles during the 2018 Ann Asparro Run, a campaign he initiated to raise money for the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF), as well as to increase awareness about Alzheimer’s disease. This […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation Appoints New Chair

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | JANUARY 12, 2018The 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. Jennifer succeeds Thomas Killeen, […]

Continue reading

LIAF’s Transportation Assists Both Participants and Caregivers

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | JANUARY 5, 2018The 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 the center. This door-to-door, […]

Continue reading

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

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | NOVEMBER 21, 2017Five 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 socialization enjoyed throughout the […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

Collaborative Study to Explore Benefits of Alzheimer’s Programs

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | SEPT 12, 2017Contact: 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 Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation […]

Continue reading

Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | JULY 17, 2017The 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 the quality of life […]

Continue reading
1 2 3 4