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

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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Tips for Dementia Caregivers during COVID-19

Tips For Dementia Caregivers At HomeAs the LIAD Center continues to follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), we also suggest our families to follow recommendations while staying home.

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Meet the Interns of the LIAD Center

EMILY TROYDAdelphi UniversityCurrently holds a Bachelors Degree in Social Work and achieving a Masters Degree in Social Work."After I graduate, I hope to work with the geriatric’s population, possibly

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Stimulating Activities to do at Home with Your Loved-One

Maintaining cognitive, physical and even social stimulation is important to encourage not only at the LIAD Center but also at home. There are an array of activities we conduct during our day programming

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A Letter from Our Social Workers

Dearest Caregivers,We hope that you are all healthy and well! Please know that the LIAD Center is here for you as much as we can be. Do not hesitate to email our social workers or call the LIAD Center

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LIAD & The Community

Dine and Donate!On March 15th, we're collaborating with 2 Spring Restaurant for their Sunday Supper, where 20% of each meal will be donated towards the LIAD Center's hands-on programs and services. Enjoy

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