April 2020 - Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center

Archive Monthly Archives: April 2020

Simple Self-Care Techniques For Caregivers

To give your best, you need to be your best. As a result of prioritizing their diagnosed loved one, caregivers often put aside their own needs. Nevertheless, self-care is a beneficial practice that can

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Interview with Melissa Katz, LCSW, with Nassau Queens Performing Provider System

Working with Alzheimer's and Dementia Patients:An Interview with Melissa Katz, LCSW, Director of Caregiver Services and Grant ManagementLIAD Center Social Worker, Melissa Katz, discussed with NQP Provider

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Meet The Staff: Donna, Paul & Leslie

DONNA WRIGHTDonna joined the team in 2017, though, her journey with the LIAD Center started a few years prior. Initially, Donna was a HHA for a client, and then day program participants. She quickly recognized

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Meet The Staff: Jenna, Justin & Allan

JENNA DRAGOONSeeking an opportunity to work in a rewarding field, and having a personal family connection with dementia, Jenna joined the LIAD Center in early 2020. Currently earning a second bachelor’s

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Meet The Staff: Peter, Megan & Rachel

PETER CACCIOLAPeter joined the LIAD team in 2013. Besides having a personal connection with dementia, and a special place in his heart for helping seniors. Peter values interacting with the families and

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Meet The Staff: Rhasha, Larry & Steve

RHASHA WRIGHTRhasha began her journey at the LIAD Center in 2017. Since high school, she’s worked in the health field, earning her way to be a HHA, PCA and CNA – she’s always had interest in simply

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Meet The Staff: Lauren, Juliette & Tony

LAUREN KAHANER KONEZNYLauren began her journey at the LIAD Center “seven sublime years” ago, as she put it. When asked what is most admirable about the LIAD Center, Lauren says “I adore the empathic

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