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Dementia & Alcohol: How Are the Two Related

Excessive alcohol consumption over a period of time can have devastating effects in almost every facet of life. As one of the most abused substances in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control

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Celebrities with Dementia

As an umbrella term used to describe memory-related conditions, dementia spans across all demographics, social strata, and geographic regions —including Hollywood. In fact, many people of celebrity

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How to Decide If a Loved One Has Dementia vs Normal Aging

Watching a loved one's capabilities decline can be tough, but how do you know whether it's normal aging vs dementia? At the Long Island Alzheimer's & Dementia Center, one of the most common concerns

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How Can Caregivers Handle Dementia and Hallucinations

Hallucinations are a common symptom of dementia., It can be frightening for those who experience them and can be especially challenging for caregivers. However, at Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia

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Dementia and Driving: Guide to a Tough Conversation

Is it time for your loved one with dementia to stop driving? At some point, you will need to have that important conversation on dementia and driving safety with your loved one. While these conversations

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Handling Dementia and Anger: How to Properly Respond to Aggression

While bouts of aggression, anger, and dementia are known to coincide, knowing isn't even half of the battle. Juggling dementia and anger can be emotionally and physically challenging, especially when

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Top 10 Holiday Gifts For Your Loved One With Dementia

This holiday season, look no further, we have a great list of gifts for your loved one living with dementia! Whether you’re on a budget or stuck on what to gift someone with a memory impairment, we’ve

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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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