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Achievements in Health Care

LIAF Has Been Recognized for Achievements in Health Care

On Tuesday, December 18th, Mandy Klarman, previous volunteer and current per-diem social worker at LIAF, will be recognized at the Long Island Business News “Achievements in Health Care” awards program. She will be honored within the Volunteer category, a prestigious group of individuals who have had an impact in the delivery of care through volunteer work. […]

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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 their community. Together, we can make a difference.This year, LIAF is in need of donations such as: Apple music player devices iTunes gift cards […]

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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 hesitate to sign up. They saw it as a perfect opportunity to raise funds to donate to the Westbury-basedLong Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) in honor […]

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Dementia

What is Dementia

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 between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. At the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF), we provide a range of innovative services to help your loved one living with Alzheimer’s and […]

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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 detectors for our participant’s families and other in the community, many of whom are veterans. We graciously thank veterans and […]

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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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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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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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