November Newsletter

November Newsletter

National Family Caregivers Month

November is nationally recognized as National Family Caregivers month. The Long Island Alzheimer's & Dementia Center values all hardworking and kind dementia caregivers. The Center is a 'one-stop-shop' for caregivers to find respite, guidance and a community. We provide referrals, transportation, as well as support groups and educational trainings which are held during day program hours to provide respite and convenience. At the Long Island Alzheimer's & Dementia Center we value self-care. We provide Memory Cafe luncheons, a yoga program and comfort knowing their loved one is safe and treated with dignity.

Day Program Activities

Pumpkin Painting

Pumpkin PaintingOur participants, caregivers and staff had an absolute blast pumpkin painting, this month's extended-program activity! Thank you to our friends, Hick's Nurseries, for the orange canvases. 

Spirit Week!

From October 28th - November 1st, participants and staff celebrated Spirit Week, where each day was designated a different theme.

Extended-Program Event

On the 3rd Wednesday of each month, the Center provides an after program event for caregivers to join their loved one in a shared themed activity. Join us this month for a Thanksgiving craft  & themed BINGO!

Wednesday, November 20th
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Registration required. See flyer for details.

Caregiver Trainings

NUMC Breast and Prostate Cancer Training

Do you know the risk factors for prostate cancer? Are you unsure of when to be screened for breast cancer? Learn how to be proactive, safe and find the answers you need at NUMC's free educational program.

Wednesday, November 20th, 10:30 a.m.

To register, contact Melissa Katz at
(516) 767-6856 x. 14
Respite will be provided for your loved one.

FCA Senior Programs

Learn about FCA Senior Programs, including case management, homecare, senior financial, elder abuse and exploitation, bill payer, health insurance counseling and much more!

Thursday, December 12th, 2:15 p.m.

To register, contact Melissa Katz at
(516) 767-6856 x. 14
Respite will be provided for your loved one.

Brain Academy

Extended-Program Event

This program is for anyone interested in maintaining and enhancing their cognitive abilities, and socializing with new friends! Join Marcy Rhodes for:

• Word Puzzles
• Trivia Games
• Brain Health Tips
• Strategies to Improve Your Concentration

Monday's 10:30 - 11:30 am
11/4, 11/18, 12/2, 12/16

$20 per session
To register, call the Center at (516) 767-6856

You're invited!

Giving Tuesday
December 3, 2019

We are proud to participate in #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that invites individuals to celebrate the holiday season by giving back and supporting their community.

This year, the Center is in need of donations such as: Apple music player devices, iTunes gift cards, arts & crafting supplies, puzzles and other materials for programs.

Keep an eye out next week for an online shopping list of items that can be donated to support our programs and service!

Americana Manhasset
Champions For Charity Event

December 5 - December 7

Help support the Long Island Alzheimer's & Dementia Center by doing your holiday shopping at participating Americana Manhasset and select Wheatley Plaza stores. Register to create a CHAMPION NUMBER and select the Center as your organization! See details.

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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