January Newsletter

January Newsletter

Looking to Start the New Year With Generosity?

We put together a supply list that will help support our incredible programs and services, including music player devices, arts & crafting supplies and office supplies. Your kind donation will directly help the LIAD Center continue and expand its services that benefit your community.

Happy Belly - Happy Mind!

Exciting news! As of January 2020, the LIAD Center will provide full lunches to our day program participants. Thanks to our new lunch program, partially funded by Maspeth Federal Savings Bank, caregivers are relieved from preparing lunch meals for their loved one! This critically needed program follows senior nutrition guidelines, and includes vegetables, protein and a carbohydrate. It also includes a cup of 1% milk to ensure our participants get their daily calcium. Lunches are provided completely free to our families Monday through Saturday. We are so appreciative of our donor's support, and especially Cinco de Mayo restaurant for their delicious menu.

Upcoming Caregiver Programs

Caregiver Trainings
Caregivers play a vital role in supporting and coping with a loved one’s diagnosis. Caregiver Trainings bring the community to our caregivers, offering innovative techniques, tools and valuable insight, while loved ones conveniently participate in our structured, stimulating day programs.

Stretch Out Your Mind, Body and Soul

Caregiver Yoga
In partnership with United We Om, our caregivers can start the new year with a healthy mind and body! Check out our new 8-week yoga program, provided during our day program hours.
Fridays, 10:15 - 11:15 am
February 7 - March 27, 2020

To learn more information,
contact Melissa Katz at
(516) 767-6856 x. 14

Memory Cafe

3-month series
The LIAD Center's Memory Cafe program is a free two-hour, monthly program that offers diagnosed individuals and their care partner an opportunity to socialize and relax. The afternoon includes a light lunch, friendly conversation, music and dancing.
January 21st, February 18th, March 17th, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
at Tesoro Restaurant
To register, contact Melissa Katz at
(516) 767-6856 x. 14

New Blog Post: About Vascular Dementia

As the second most common type of dementia, vascular dementia, results in a significant decline in an individual's thinking ability. This condition can cause problems with balance, speech or memory. Vascular dementia can develop following a stroke that blocks arteries in the brain, but strokes do not always cause vascular dementia. Learn more about the symptoms, causes and risk factors of Vascular Dementia in our new blog post.

Save The Dates! LIAD Center's 2020 Special Events

Women’s Luncheon & Fashion Show
Honoring Jennifer Devine,
Caring People
Friday, April 24, 2020
North Hempstead Country Club,
Port Washington, NY

26th Annual Golf Classic
Monday, June 29, 2020
Sands Point Golf Club,
Port Washington, NY

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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