Alzheimer's Blog - Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation

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,

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LIAF’s 24th Annual Golf Classic a “Tee-Rific” Success!

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | JULY 6, 2017With picture-perfect weather on June 26, the Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation (LIAF) hosted its 24th annual Golf Classic, with golfers teeing off on the nationally-recognized

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Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation Celebrates New Home in Westbury

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | JUNE 27, 2017The Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation (LIAF) recently welcomed close to 150 guests, among them, board members, families, politicians, several members from the Long

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Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation Chosen as Long Island Elite’s Charity Partner of the Year

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | MAY 22, 2017The Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation (LIAF) is pleased to announce some exciting news! The organization has been chosen by the Long Island Elite (LIE) as LIE's Charity

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Successful Showing at LIAF’s Luncheon and Fashion Show

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | MAY 8, 2017Nearly 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

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Purple Bagels and a 5-Mile Run Bring Community Awareness to Alzheimer’s Disease

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | MAR 15, 2017Family and community came together at a recent kick-off event for one man's campaign for Alzheimer's awareness. On a clear, but very chilly day, Jay Asparro, of Plainview,

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Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation Presents to Hofstra Medical Students

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | MAR 9, 2017The Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation (LIAF) was recently invited to participate in a session for second-year medical students at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

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Connecting Music, Memories and Friendship at LIAF’s Whimsical Wednesdays

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | FEBRUARY 22, 2017For individuals who are living with the challenges associated with Alzheimer's disease, and for their caregivers, there often are moments that wouldn't be described

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Bereavement After an Alzheimer’s Death

By Allan Vann, Huffington Post, September 12, 2016In my Huffington Post blog on 11/9/15, “Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Groups,” I wrote about how caregiver support groups for Alzheimer’s

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Clinical Trials for New Alzheimer’s Medications

By Allan Vann, Huffington Post, July 19, 2016Inside Science News Service noted on April 16, 2016 that “Alzheimer’s is a graveyard for expensive drug tests. One study showed that between 2000

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