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29029 Everesting Fundraiser

29029 Everesting Fundraiser

What an epic feeling to complete 17 ascends, 29029 feet! Thanks to all of you who supported me with words of encouragement prior and during my challenge, messages about how special my mother is and for the generous donations you made to fight Alzheimer’s. There were times when I didn’t feel I could hike up […]

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Long Island Business News

Recognizing LIAF’s Hard Working Women

On Thursday, October 18th the Long Island Business News will be awarding two of LIAF’s hard working women! Executive Director, Tori Cohen will be recognized as one of Long Island’s Top 50 Women and Chair, Jennifer Cona will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Congratulations!Tori was also featured in the LIBN September 21 cover […]

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Long Island Weekly

LIAF featured in the Long Island Weekly: Healthy Living

Click below to read what Long Island Weekly is saying about LIAF! Read More

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History of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

A Quick Review of the History of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

When learning about the history of Alzheimer’s disease it is important to know the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Simply put, dementia is a term used to characterize a set of cognitive symptoms; Alzheimer’s is only one disease that can cause dementia. to learn more about the history of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.Auguste […]

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Activities for Alzheimer's Patients

7 Activities for Alzheimer’s Patients You Can Do at Home

At the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation, we provide an array of engaging activities in our day programs designed to help stimulate the neurons in the brain, and improve quality of life. Here’s a closer look at some of the activities you can do with your diagnosed loved one in the comfort of their home. Choosing […]

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Press Conference

Representative Rice Introduces Bill to Help Younger Alzheimer’s Patients

For Immediate Release | July 31, 2018Representative Rice Introduces Bill to Increase Access to Services for People Living with Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s. U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice today announced at the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) headquarters in Westbury, NY, that she will introduce the Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Parity Act. This bill would amend the Older Americans Act […]

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Summer traveling with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Summer Traveling With Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Summer means vacations for many families.  But for those who are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or Dementia, traveling can be very stressful.  Here are some tips to help ease anxiety about the process. Understand their schedule.  Don’t rush to get a 5:00am flight if you know they cannot get up before 9:00am. […]

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Molloy Students Fundraiser Event for LIAF

Thank you to the Molloy Students who have organized this special fundraiser event for Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation. Join us to watch this heartwarming and very poignant movie: Still Alice starring Julianne Moore; Kristen Stewart and Alec Baldwin, and help the students reach their goal in helping LIAF. Molloy CollegePublic Square; Madison TheatreThursday July 12th 2018Showtime […]

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LIAF Annual Golf Outing

Another Successful LIAF Annual Golf Outing

For Immediate Release | July 3, 2018LIAF’s 2018 Golf Outing was a tremendous success with 27 foursomes for golf and 165 attendees for dinner raising over $250,000! We would like to thank our amazing honoree, Christopher V. Albanese, for going above and beyond in his efforts to make this event as successful as it was. Thank […]

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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 […]

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