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Long Island Alzheimer’s and Dementia Center Appoints New Chair

FOR OFFICIAL RELEASE | JANUARY 12, 2018

Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center Appoints New Chair

The Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center is pleased to announce that Jennifer Cona, Esq., has been appointed Chair of Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center's Board of Trustees, effective January 1, 2018. Jennifer has been an integral and energetic presence at Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center since 2003, serving as the Board's Vice Chair. Jennifer succeeds Thomas Killeen, Esq., who served as Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center'S Chair for two years and will continue as Vice Chair.

As an Elder Law Counselor and Managing Partner at Genser Dubow Genser & Cona in Melville, Jennifer represents seniors and their loved ones with the preservation of assets, Medicaid planning, estate planning, wealth transfer strategies, administration of estates, estate litigation and guardianships. Jennifer's commitment to the community, along with her business savvy, have been recognized through the prestigious awards she has received, including the New York Times "Super Lawyers," New York Law Journal "Top Women in Law" award, Long Island Business News "Leadership in Law" and "Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business" award, Hofstra's "Outstanding Women in Law", Pulse Magazine's "Top 10 Legal Eagle" award and the Brava "Smart CEO" award, to name a few.

Jennifer's association with Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center steadily grew since she began speaking at the organization's "Coping and Caring" Conferences. As a leader in Elder Care Law, she shares her expertise by her actions—as an involved board member and dedicated liaison between the community and available resources. Jennifer goes above and beyond with her support and involvement in every Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center event, including her committee work for the annual Women's Luncheon and Fashion Show and as Chairperson of the Cocktails and Casino Night. We are most grateful for all that Jennifer has done, and continues to do, for Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center.

Jennifer has demonstrated her commitment, time and again, toward looking out for the needs of older adults, including the specialized needs of individuals living with Alzheimer's and related forms of dementia. The Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center is grateful for Jennifer's continual support and we are proud to serve with her as our new Board Chair. Says Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center's Executive Director, Tori Cohen, "I am so excited for 2018 and look forward to working alongside Jennifer who is always energized and willing to go the extra mile."

"I am proud to work with the amazing and dedicated staff at Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center who go above and beyond to provide meaningful experiences for the participants at Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center and much needed respite for caregivers," says Jennifer. "I look forward to learning more from Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center's families and the community to provide innovative programming and even greater services."

For more information about the Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center, please call (516) 767-6856.


For 29 years, Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center has been providing supportive community-based services to Alzheimer’s families on Long Island. Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center offers critically needed social adult day programs for individuals facing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and their caregivers. Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center takes considerable pride in its pioneering role in the development of cutting edge services that foster the independence, dignity, well-being and safety of individuals with Alzheimer’s. For information call (516) 767-6856 or visit www.lidementia.org

About the Author Dana Castoria

Dana’s personal interest in health and wellness ignites her passion to help execute impactful change in the nonprofit field. Using her degree in Public Health and experience in communications, Dana is committed to merge the community, individuals and professionals to help the Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center achieve its mission. She joined the team in 2017, helped the Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center in its rebrand, move and today manages all marketing initiatives.

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