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

Scattergories Virtual Game

The LIAD Center is hosting a prize-winning, 5-day Virtual Scattergories Game in honor of Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness month! Join us for a creative-thinking word game to exercise your brain skills.

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Scavenger Hunt Raises Money For The LIAD Center

These Long Island residents found a way to stay busy and socially distant while raising money for a local non-profit. How? A SCAVENGER HUNT!  Together they participated in a fun, full-day race all

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Photoshoot Fundraiser Raises $1,100 to Support Dementia Hands-On Services

These smiling faces didn't let quarantine stop them from cherishing today's special moments! Special thank you to those that helped to make the Capturing Memories for Memory photoshoot fundraiser

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Meet The Staff: Tori, Lindsay, Melissa & Frank

TORI COHENTori Cohen began her journey with the LIAD Center in 2003. Her ambition and passion for helping and giving hope to families in need is what led her to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker,

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Meet The Staff: Danielle, Grace, Mandy & Dana

DANIELLE SCHWARTZBERGDanielle Schwartzberg joined the LIAD Center in October 2019. With a personal connection to the disease, Danielle wanted to use her skills and experience to make an impact in her community

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Webinar Series: Navigating Care In The Current Dementia World

Join us and our community partners to learn helpful ways to navigate through the "new normal." Register below to receive the Zoom links for each webinar. Register for 5/27 Register for 6/3 Register

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#LIADGratitude brings the community together.

The LIAD Center asked families, staff and supporters to come together to share and inspire others with what they are grateful for during the quarantine experience. Our community proved that you cannot

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Nassau County Donates Robotic Pets to the LIAD Center

The LIAD Center graciously received a kind donation from Nassau County Office for the Aging to supply families with robotic pets to help provide comfort and joy. Executive Director, Tori Cohen, and Director

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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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