Ocean Financial Federal Credit Union supports dementia programs

Ocean Financial Federal Credit Union supports the LIAD Center

Ocean Financial Federal Credit Union shined light on the Long Island Alzheimer's & Dementia Center's hands-on services, day programs and support groups.

Joe Tedesco, President and CEO of Ocean Financial Federal Credit, has a personal connection to the disease, making the partnership all that more meaningful - Tedesco's mother-in-law passed away from Dementia, and his father and step-mother are currently facing this progressive disease.

"Our role in the process along the way is to make [families] as prepared as they can for the unexpected things," said Tedesco. "The more we can support in the financial decisions, the more the Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center can help make good decisions around caring giving and also provide counseling and education."

Thanks to Ocean Financial Federal Credit Union's support and generous donation, the LIAD Center can continue its mission to improve quality of life for diagnosed individuals and caregivers through hands-on services.

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. As a Hofstra University graduate with a degree in Public Health and a demonstrated history in communications, Dana is committed to merge the community, individuals and professionals of Long Island to help the Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center achieve its mission. Having joined the team in July 2017, she came from an assisted living facility and with over 5 years’ experience in the senior care field. Dana helped the Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center plant it’s feet and grow in the new Westbury location, and believes her efforts to attain the resources to further develop and sustain its services is her part in caring for and supporting diagnosed individuals and caregivers. Outside of the office, you can find Dana exploring Manhattan, on the beach with a volleyball, dog-watching at a park or spending time with her family and friends, especially if a board game is involved!

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