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Multi-Gen Living: How to Cope When a Loved One with Dementia Moves In

Life is tough enough raising children, building a career, and carving out a few minutes of self-care. Imagine adding to that already hectic mix a loved one such as a mother or a grandparent moving in?

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Crocheting For A Cause: Quarantine hobby turns into over $700 fundraiser

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many were forced to spend more time indoors. As a result, hobbies were a fast way to pass the time while in quarantine. Nationwide, people took the opportunity to try something

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Giving Tuesday 2021

What is Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday is a global movement that inspires people worldwide to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. This year we celebrate on November 30th. The idea is simple: whether

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Day Program hosts Halloween Spirit Week

In celebration of Halloween, the LIAD Center's staff and day program participants dressed up for a full week!Monday - Animal Print DayTuesday - Tie Dye DayWednesday - Pajama DayThursday - Blast From The

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Talking with Children About Alzheimer’s & Dementia

When a loved one has Alzheimer's disease, the impact on the family extends to all members -- including children of every age. Depending upon a child's age and closeness to the diagnosed loved one, reactions

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Staff Murder Mystery Social Event

The LIAD Center staff had a blast getting together for a murder mystery themed team development day! We practiced our gasps, exercised teamwork, and built relationships with new staff members.

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How Is Dementia Treated: Medical & Alternative Dementia Therapies

Learning a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia can be challenging. You may be experiencing more questions than you have answers. Fortunately, the team at Long

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LIAD Center Families Scream for Ice Cream

The LIAD Center took summer to the next level! The LIAD Center staff turned the lobby into an ice cream shop, offering participants and families an assortment of delicious ice cream to stay cool.  A

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5 Everyday Dementia Tips for Caregivers

Caring for a person or loved one with dementia or Alzheimer's disease is challenging at times, especially at the beginning and during times of transition. Fortunately, the Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia

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Films featuring Dementia & Alzheimer’s

A topic as of late explores movies that show the debilitating challenges of memory loss and its effects on being a caregiver. The Father, released in 2020, is about a man with dementia, who begins

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