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

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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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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