"Many others with dementia remain at home. The Westbury-based Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center has programs aimed at allowing people who want to live independently to do so, but for safety and health reasons, an assisted-care residence or nursing home may be more appropriate, and a memory-care wing is better than living in a non-specialized area, said Tori Cohen, the group’s executive director."
“They need specialized care in every part of their everyday living,” she said. “They need to be monitored more. And there needs to be a lot of [staff] training with this disease.”
Executive director of Westbury-based Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center, Tori Cohen was featured in Newsday. Click button below to read the entire article.