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Different Stages of Alzheimer's Disease

Understanding the Different Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

Across the United States, an estimated 5.7 million Americans of all ages are living with one of the stages of Alzheimer's disease or other related forms of dementia — according to the Alzheimer's Association.The

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Holiday Dinner Party

LIAF’S 2018 Holiday Dinner Party

Tis the season to celebrate! LIAF's holiday party was a perfect time to share our appreciation for one another and for a staff that works so hard to bring joy and love to our participants on a daily basis!

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Achievements in Health Care

LIAF’s Recognition for Achievements in Health Care

On Tuesday, December 18th, Mandy Klarman, previous volunteer and current per-diem social worker at LIAF, was recognized at the Long Island Business News “Achievements in Health Care” awards program.

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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". Continue reading to learn more.Kelly DeBusschere (right) presented more than $12,000 to Tori Cohen of Long Island Alzheimer’s

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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

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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

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Dementia

What is Dementia: The Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

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

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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

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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

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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

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