Alzheimer's & Dementia Blog - Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center

Long Island Alzheimer’s and Dementia Center Celebrates New Home in Westbury

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | JUNE 27, 2017The Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center 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 and Dementia Center Chosen as Long Island Elite’s Charity Partner of the Year

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | MAY 22, 2017The Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center 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 Long Island Alzheimer’s and Dementia Center’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 and Dementia Center. 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 and Dementia Center Presents to Hofstra Medical Students

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | MAR 9, 2017The Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center 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 Long Island Alzheimer’s and Dementia Center’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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Alzheimer’s Medications

By Allan Vann, Huffington Post, June 13, 2016Most people know that Alzheimer’s disease (AD) leads to memory loss and cognitive decline. Most people, however, may not know that many people with AD

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Alzheimer’s Exercises Aim to Improve Patients’ Memories

By Christine Chung, Newsday, May 31, 2016Twice a week, a handful of senior citizens gathers at Amber Court Assisted Living Facility in Westbury to exercise their memories.Led by social workers, they

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