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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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LIAF Fashion Show to Spotlight Caregivers and Couture

 For Immediate ReleaseMedia Contact: Michelle Yadoo, Communications Coordinator(516) 767-6856 ext. 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 […]

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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, […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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