Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center
Alzheimer's Association Long Island

July 2015 E-NEWSLETTER


Going Our Own Way: From a National Chapter to a Local Health and Human Services Agency

Two and a half years after disaffiliating itself from the national organization, Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center, Inc. (ADRC) has been the only local organization to provide assistance to individuals on Long Island suffering from Alzheimer's disease and dementia and fund local research. There are approximately 60,000 people on Long Island who are currently suffering from this disease. With the growing number of aging "baby boomers," that number is expected to increase.

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William Floyd Elementary School’s 1st Annual Spelling Bee Participants Raise $3,200 for ADRC

On May 28, over 50 students from William Floyd Elementary School took part in the 1st Annual Spelling Bee for Alzheimer's "Forget Me Not — Because Minds Matter." Students raised money for Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center, Inc. (ADRC) by taking a spelling test on May 15 prior to participating in the spelling bee. Sponsors pledged 10 cents for each correct word, with a maximum amount of $5.00. In all, students raised $3,200 for the organization. A winner was chosen from each class.

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SAVE THE DATE! 5th Annual Col. Kenneth F. Lawlor Memorial Golf Classic

The 5th Annual Col. Kenneth F. Lawlor Memorial Golf Classic will take place on Monday, July 13 at the Huntington Country Club, West Main Street in Huntington. Proceeds will benefit Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. and The Mickey & Felice Neuwirth Care Center.

Registration is $500 per golfer and $2,000 per foursome. Dinner is $175 person.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, or to register, click here.

ADRC to Host Alex and Ani Charmed By Charity Event In Southampton

Join the ADRC at Alex and Ani of Southampton on July 20 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Fifteen percent of all proceeds raised will go to ADRC. Food and beverages will be provided.

For more details, click here.

Huntington Resident and Physical Education Teacher Bryan Proctor Raises Awareness for Alzheimer’s Disease at the 12th Annual Distant Memories Swim

Bryan Proctor, a Huntington resident and a physical education teacher, will lead a team of swimmers in the 12th Annual Distant Memories Swim on Tuesday, July 28, in order to draw attention to this devastating disease that impacts over 60,000 families here on Long Island. In its lifetime, The Swim has raised in excess of $100,000 for those with Alzheimer’s disease and their unpaid caregivers. Opening ceremonies are expected to begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. Mr. Proctor and his teammates will take to the water at 9:15 a.m.

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Walk for Alzheimer's

 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

5th Annual Col. Kenneth F. Lawlor Memorial Golf Classic
July 13, 2015

Alex and Ani of Southampton Charmed by Charity
July 20, 2015

2015 West End Walk for Alzheimer's & Pig Roast
August 9th, 2015

Bike Ride for Alzheimer's

August 30, 2015

Seminar Series 2015: Ask The Attorney
September 17, 2015

Seminar Series 2015: Dementia Basics: What Works,What Doesn't Work and Why
September 28th, 2015

Seminar Series 2015: Purple Angel Project- Alzheimer's/Dementia Wristband Program
October 8th, 2015

2015 East End Walk for Alzheimer's & Fall Festival
October 17, 2015

Caregivers

Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. — which is headquartered in Bay Shore and has a satellite office in Southampton — is the only local Alzheimer’s Disease advocacy and educational facility whose mission is to provide hands-on support and services to families on Long Island and the New York metropolitan area. ADRC works with family members, health care professionals and researchers to ensure quality health care and support to those impacted by Alzheimer’s Disease through care and consultation, information and referral, training, support groups, and caregiver safety products.

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Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center Inc. Mission Statement
To support research that may lead to a cure for Alzheimer's Disease, to provide care, support and education programs for families in need, and to be the voice for families who are coping with Alzheimer's Disease and/or other Dementias.

Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center Inc. | Main Office: 45 Park Avenue, Bay Shore, New York 11706
Satellite Office: 33 Flying Point Road, Suites 121/122, Southampton, New York 11968
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