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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: 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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#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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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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