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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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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 awarded two of LIAF’s hard working women! Executive Director, Tori Cohen was recognized as one of Long Island’s Top 50 Business Women and Chair, Jennifer Cona was inducted into the LIBN Hall of Fame. Congratulations!Tori was also featured in the LIBN September 21 cover story. Click […]

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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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