NQPPS Interview with Melissa Katz, LCSW about Dementia

Interview with Melissa Katz, LCSW, with Nassau Queens Performing Provider System

Working with Alzheimer's and Dementia Patients:

An Interview with Melissa Katz, LCSW, Director of Caregiver Services and Grant Management

LIAD Center Social Worker, Melissa Katz, discussed with NQP Provider System the basics of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, statistics, risk factors and much more. In the interview, Melissa answeres questions such as:

What's the difference between Dementia and Alzheimer's disease?

What are some of the risk factors and signs?

What happens when we recognize that a loved one has dementia?

How can families’ best meet their loved one’s needs but also cope with the personal difficulties that come with this disease?

About the Author Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center

At the Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center, our mission is to improve the quality of life for those living with Alzheimer’s disease and related forms of dementia, and their caregivers. We actively work to achieve this mission through research-based programming for all stages of Alzheimer’s, Caregiver Support Groups, in-home respite solutions, transportation options, and additional services.

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