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Alzheimer's Awareness Month

November – Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Since 1983 when President Ronald Reagan made the designation, America has observed November as Alzheimer's Awareness Month. At that time, the Alzheimer's Association estimated there were less than two

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Dementia and Hearing Loss

Dementia and Hearing Loss: Is Anyone Listening?

Over the past few years, researchers at Johns Hopkins have completed several studies examining the connection between dementia and hearing loss. To do so, these researchers consistently met with a number

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Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff: Mandy Klarman, LCSW

Meet Our Staff!Mandy Klarman, LCSW, Director of Onboarding and Client CoordinationMandy Klarman first came to the Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center in 2018.  A stay at home mom engaged with

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Dementia and Depression

Crystalizing the Two Links Between Dementia and Depression

Everyone feels down from time to time, but the link between dementia and depression is much stronger than a one-off feeling. In fact, much of the latest research suggests depression affects those with

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Join Us for BINGO to Raise Money for the 4th Annual Ann Asparro Run

On National Grandparent's Day — Sunday, September 8th — the Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center invites you and your family to a delightful afternoon of BINGO! Offering prizes and raffle items,

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The 2019 Ann Asparro Run: 100 Miles, 1 Day, $100K

Watching a loved one face the challenges of living with Dementia can be devastating. However, it was this very devastation that inspired Jay Asparro to do something special. After watching his grandmother

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Myths About Dementia

Most Common Myth There is no point in obtaining or facing the diagnosis. This is a huge mistake. It affects the overall experience of diagnosed and caregiver. Getting the diagnosis allows for:

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Living With Alzheimer’s for Caregivers Middle Stage

An Education Program by the Alzheimer's AssociationIn the middle stages of Alzheimer's Disease, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers. Join us for this 3-part series and hear caregivers

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Dementia and Appetite

Dementia and Appetite: Is Your Loved One with Dementia Not Eating?

If you are a caregiver for an individual with Alzheimer's disease or another related form of Dementia, it is common for their appetite to slowly weaken as their disease progresses. Let's take a closer

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Long Island Alzheimer’s and Dementia Center’s Music Programs Featured in Newsday

In case you missed last Sunday's Newsday, Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center's Sharp Notes chorus program and Music and Memory Program were featured in a story discussing the impact music has

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