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Dementia Risk Factors

4 Dementia Risk Factors That You Can Control

A growing amount of evidence suggests your lifestyle choices can significantly affect your likelihood of developing Dementia. In short, what's good for your heart is also good for your head!Several studies

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Kelley’s Heroes

Another Successful Fundraiser With Kelley’s Heroes

Thank you to Bill Flood, Sean Phillips and all the members of Kelley’s Heroes for the amazing donation today of $9,200! On Saturday, April 13th, Kelley’s Heroes walked the Walt Whitman Trail in Eastern

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Music and Dementia

Music and Dementia: How Can Music Help with Memory?

Did you know there is a connection between music and dementia? People living with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia typically experience mild to severe memory loss depending on the stage of the disease.

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Adaptive Devices for Persons with Dementia

Adaptive Devices for Persons with Dementia

It can be relatively difficult to find adaptive devices to suit the needs of individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.When looking for the best device it's important to think about

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Stop & Shop Reusable Bag Fundraiser

Stop & Shop Reusable Bag Fundraiser

We are so excited to share that the Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation (LIAF) has been selected to be a part of the Stop & Shop Community Bag Program, which is designed to make it easy for customers

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Medicare

Turning 65? 7 Things You Need To Know About Medicare

It’s difficult to navigate through Medicare on your own, especially when there are no easy, one-size-fits-all coverage options. So, to help minimize stress while maximizing your Medicare coverage, we

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New Medicare Laws

Reimbursement for Daily Maintenance, Day Programs, and More

New Medicare Laws Allow Reimbursement for Daily Maintenance, Day Programs, Respite Care and MoreThe Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced non-skilled home care services, such

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Alzheimer's Disease

How Fast Does Alzheimer’s Disease Progress?

After diagnoses, one of the first questions may be “How fast does Alzheimer’s disease progress” followed by a range of additional questions. Unfortunately, there are no clear cut rules on how fast

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Music Programs

Music Programs Offer Hope for Families Fighting Alzheimer’s

In June 2017, LIAF quietly launched its MUSIC & MEMORY Program. In its initial stages, it included just two participants and expanded slowly, at a rate of one new participant per month. Now, over a

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Robotic Pet Benefits

Robotic Pet Benefits

Live companion animals have many benefits, however they can be hard to care for. Joy for All, a division of toymaker Hasbro, has developed a realistic robotic companion with the ability to interact and

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