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Diversity & Outreach Updates

Reaching out to all New Yorkers
Volume 30, Spring 2006, pg. 26

Summer 2006 Update
Volume 30, Summer 2006

Fall 2006 Update
Volume 30, Fall 2006

Winter 2006-07 Update
Volume 30, Winter 2006-07

Spring 2007 Update
Volume 31, Spring 2007

Summer 2007 Update
Volume 31, Summer 2007

Fall 2007 Update
Volume 31, Fall 2007

Winter 2007-2008 Update
Volume 31, Winter 2007-2008

Spring 2008 Update
Volume 31, Spring 2008

Summer 2008 Update
Volume 32, Summer 2008

Fall 2008 Update
Volume 32, Fall 2008

Winter 2008-2009 Update
Volume 32, Winter 2008-09

Spring 2009 Update
Volume 33, Spring 2009

Summer 2009 Update
Volume 33, Summer 2009

Fall 2009 Update
Volume 33, Fall 2009

Winter 09-2010 Update
Volume 33, Winter 09-2010



 

Ask Reva

Considering Residential Placement?
Volume 30, Summer 2006

Considering Home Care?
Volume 30, Fall 2006

The Exhaustion of Caregiver Stress: How to Recuperate?
Volume 30, Winter 2006-07

What are the emotional challenges of family caregiving?
Volume 31, Spring 2007

What should you consider when talking to younger family members about Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias?
Volume 31, Summer 2007

How Do You Say Good-bye?
Volume 31, Fall 2007



 

Della's Space

The Importance Of Early Diagnosis
Volume 31, Winter 2007-2008

Activities in Late-Stage Alzheimer’s Disease
Volume 31, Spring 2008

In Need of Home Care Services?
Volume 32, Summer 2008

Partnering with the Home Care Aide
Volume 32, Fall 2008

Physician Outreach
Volume 32, Winter 2008-09

Heeding the Call to Action
Volume 33, Spring 2009

Let’s Close the Gap on Dementia Care Training
Volume 33, Summer 2009

Dementia: A Major Cause of Falls
Volume 34, Summer 2010




 

 

Caregivers’ Corner

Visiting With the Memory-Impaired
Volume 16, Spring 2000, pg. 10 By Lisa Gwyther, MSW

Memory Problems Don’t Always Mean Alzheimer’s
Volume 17, Summer 2000, pg. 10 By Chris MacLeod

Safe Return – Over 60% of Alzheimer’s Persons Will Wander – Are You Prepared?
Volume 18, Summer 2001, pg. 8 - Action Series, Steps to Ensuring Safety: Preventing Wandering and
Getting Lost, 1999.


Caregiver Stress
Volume 18, Fall 2001, pg. 5

Twelve Steps For Caregivers
Volume 18, Winter 2001, pg. 4

Kitchen Safety
Volume 18, Winter 2001, pg. 14

Eating
Volume 19, Spring 2002, pg. 4, 10

Plan a Manageable Vacation
Volume 20, Summer 2002, pg. 4

Combativeness
Volume 20, Fall 2002, pg. 4, 6

Holidays
Volume 21, Winter 2002, pg. 12-13

Adult Day Care
Volume 22, Spring 2003, pg. 11-12

Nonhospital DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) Orders: What Every Family Should Know
Volume 24, Fall 2003, pg. 9

Caveat Emptor! (Buyer Beware!)
Volume 25, Winter 2003-2004, pg. 12

The Benefits of In-Home Therapeutic Recreation
Volume 26, Summer 2004, pg. 8 By Toni L. Musto, MPH and Stacey G. Zaslow, CSW

Mood Swings: How to Maintain Order
Volume 28, Winter 2004, pg. 17

Treatment Options
Volume 29, Spring 2005, pg. 16, 19

About Vacationing
Volume 29, Summer 2005, pg. 17

Who is Aggressive in Alzheimer’s Care? Beyond Blaming The Victim
Volume 29, Fall 2005, pg. 18 By Ladislav Volicer, MD, PhD

In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the Alzheimer’s Association has created this fact sheet on disaster preparedness.
Volume 29, Winter 2005-2006, pg. 19, 21

Enhancing The Nutritional Status of People with Alzheimer’s Disease
Volume 30, Spring 2006, pg. 22 By Patricia Slinger-Harvey and Lisa Zullig

Dining Out – An Experience for the Person with Alzheimer’s Disease
Volume 30, Summer 2006 By Patricia Slinger-Harvey and Sonia Grant

Feeding the Person with Alzheimer’s Using Finger Foods
Volume 30, Fall 2006 By Patricia Slinger-Harvey and Elysa Silbersmith

Simplifying the Environment for Optimal Eating: The In-Home Dining Experience
Volume 30, Winter 2006-07 By Patricia Slinger-Harvey and Elysa Silbersmith

Dad Only Wants To Eat Sweets….What Do I Do?
Volume 31, Spring 2007 By Lisa Zullig, MS, RD, CDN

Oral Health for Persons with AD
Volume 31, Summer 2007 By Lisa Zullig, MS, RD, CDN

...More About Oral Health
Volume 31, Fall 2007 By Della Frazier-Rios, RN, MS

Managing Dysphagia Diets at Home
Volume 31, Winter 2007-2008 By Linnea Matulat, MS, RD, CDN

Nutrition & Hydration: End of Life Issues
Volume 31, Spring 2008 By Linnea Matulat, MS, RD, CDN

The Promotion of Comfort Foods for People with Dementia
Volume 32, Summer 2008 By Linnea Matulat, MS, RD, CDN

Promoting Adequate Intake of Fluids
Volume 32, Fall 2008 By Linnea Matulat, MS, RD, CDN

Planning Can Help Avoid Holiday Stress
Volume 32, Winter 2008-09

Quick and Hearty Meals
Volume 33, Spring 2009

Read Like a “Nutrition Expert”
Volume 33, Summer 2009

Consider Protein
Volume 33, Winter 09-2009



 

Legal Guidance

Legal Inquiries
Volume 17, Summer 2000, pg. 7

Holocaust Reparations
Paying for Another’s Medical Care
Medigap Insurance for the Medicaid Recipient

Volume 18, Summer 2001, pg. 12 By Lamson & Petroff, Attorneys at Law

The Annuity Alternative
Volume 18, Fall 2001, pg. 9 By Ronald Fatoullah, Esq.

Essential Planning
Volume 19, Spring 2002, pg. 6 By Carole C. Lamson

Health Care Proxy
Volume 20, Summer 2002, pg. 6 By John M. Bigler, Attorney at Law

IRAs & Medical Eligibility
Volume 20, Fall 2002, pg. 11 By Ronald A. Fatoullah, Esq.

What Do I Need to Know about Long-Term Care Insurance?
Volume 21, Winter 2002, pg. 6 By Bernard A. Krooks

Guardianship
Volume 22, Spring 2003, pg. 4 By Daniel G. Fish

Planning and Paying for Long-Term Care
Volume 23, Summer 2003, pg. 4 By Martin Petroff

Valuable Benefit for Caregivers: Family and Medical Leave Act
Volume 24, Fall 2003, pg. 8 By Daniel G. Fish

Medicaid Update 2004
Volume 25, Spring 2004, pg. 8 By Jeffrey G. Abrandt

Understanding HIPAA and How It Affects Health Care Proxies
Volume 26, Summer 2004, pg. 9 By Joanne B. Spellane

Understanding HIPAA and How It Affects Health Care Proxies
Volume 27, Fall 2004, pg. 7 By Joanne B. Spellane (repeated with additional information)

No Excess Income Spend-Down for Medicaid Home Care
Volume 28, Winter 2004, pg. 9 By Carole C. Lamson

Medicaid Update 2005
Volume 29, Spring 2005, pg. 11, 13 By Douglas J. Chu

Healthcare Advanced Directives
Volume 29, Summer 2005, pg. 11 By Clifford A. Meirowitz

The New Medicare Drug Benefit is Coming
Volume 29, Fall 2005, pg. 11, 14, 17 By Leslie B. Fried, Esq.

Guardianship
Volume 29, Winter 2005-2006, pg. 14 By Daniel G. Fish

Congress Passes Major Medicaid Legislation
Volume 30, Spring 2006, pg. 16, 20 By Bernard A. Krooks

The Health Care Proxy: Does the Patient Have Capacity to Sign it?
Volume 30, Summer 2006 By Peter J. Strauss

Changes in New York Medicaid Eligibility Rules Mandated by Federal Legislation:
One Giant Step Back for the Elderly and Infirm

Volume 30, Fall 2006 By Jeffrey G. Abrandt, Esq.

Planning for Early-Onset Alzheimer’s
Volume 30, Winter 2006-07 By Ronald Fatoullah, Esq., CELA

New York State Long-term Care Partnership Policies: Having your cake and eating it too?
Volume 31, Spring 2007 By Douglas J. Chu, Esq.

Medicaid Update: The Good News
Volume 31, Summer 2007 By Aytan Y. Bellin, Esq.

Ten Tips On Selecting an Elder Law Attorney
Volume 31, Fall 2007 By Daniel G. Fish, Esq.

Effectively Granting Power of Attorney
Volume 31, Winter 2007-2008 By Deborah S. Ball, Esq.

Naturalization Process for People with Dementia
Volume 32, Spring 2008 By Deborah S. Ball, Esq.

Alzheimer’s Caregivers and the Family Medical Leave Act
Volume 32, Fall 2008 By Deborah S. Ball, Esq.

Tax Deductibility and Alzheimer’s Disease
Volume 32, Winter 2008-09 By Deborah S. Ball, Esq.

The Future of Long-Term Care May Be in Our Genes
Volume 33, Spring 2009 By Jeffrey A. Asher, Esq.

New York State’s Power of Attorney Gets a New Look and Better Control
Volume 33, Summer 2009 By Judith D. Grimaldi, CSW, JD, CELA

Supplemental Needs Trusts for Disabled Individuals
Volume 33, Fall 2009 By Clifford Meirowitz

Financial Elder Abuse
Volume 34, Summer 2010 By Jeffrey G. Abrandt
 

 

N.Y.C.A.R.E.

Participating in Clinical Research : What you need to know
Volume 18, Fall 2001, insert

Speaking with your doctor about treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease: What to Ask and What to Expect to Hear
Volume 18, Winter 2001, insert

The Importance of Support for Family Caregivers
Volume 19, Spring 2002, insert

A Critical Analysis of Alternative Medicines: Making Informed Decisions
Volume 20, Summer 2002, insert

Does Estrogen Have a Future in Treating Alzheimer Disease?
Volume 20, Fall 2002, insert

The Caregiver’s Dilemma
Volume 21, Winter 2002, insert

The Role of Cholesterol and Cholesterol-Lowering Medications for Alzheimer’s Disease
Volume 22, Spring 2003, insert

Dementia with Lewy Bodies
Volume 23, Summer 2003, insert

Cholinesterase Inhibitors: Answers to frequently asked questions about their use
Volume 24, Fall 2003, insert

Behavioral Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease
Volume 25, Winter 2003-2004, insert

New York City Alzheimer’s Disease Centers Participating in the National Institute on Aging Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Initiative
Volume 25, Spring 2004, insert

Maintaining Quality of Life: A Delicate Balance
Volume 26, Summer 2004, insert

Combination Therapy
Volume 27, Fall 2004, pg. NYCARE 1

Update on Brain Imaging Techniques in Alzheimer’s Disease
Volume 28, Winter 2004, pg. NYCARE 1

Diabetes Provides Clues to the Mysteries of Alzheimer’s Disease and Its Treatment
Volume 29, Spring 2005, pg. NYCARE 1

Critically Evaluating Health-Related Information in the Media
Volume 29, Summer 2005, pg. NYCARE 1-2

Alzheimer’s Disease and the Minority Community
Volume 29, Fall 2005, pg. NYCARE 1

What phase of development is this drug in?: Research participation and how experimental compounds become medicines
Volume 29, Winter 2005-2006, pg. NYCARE 1-2

Drug Update
Volume 30, Spring 2006, pg. NYCARE 1

Stem Cells
Volume 30, Summer 2006

Caregivers and Depression
Volume 30, Fall 2006

Depression and Alzheimer’s Disease: Clearing Up Some Misconceptions
Volume 30, Winter 2006-07

Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease
Volume 31, Spring 2007

OMEGA-3 Fatty Acids and Alzheimer's Disease
Volume 31, Summer 2007

Behavioral Symptoms of Dementia
Volume 31, Fall 2007

What’s in the Pipeline: An Overview of Research on New Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease
Volume 31, Winter 2007-2008

Inhibiting RAGE: A New Way to Treat Alzheimer Disease?
Volume 31, Spring 2008

What’s in a Name: Spinal Fluid Sampling
Volume 32, Summer 2008

The Role of Diet in Reducing Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease
Volume 32, Fall 2008

The Role of Exercise in Reducing Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease
Volume 32, Winter 2008-09

Vaccines and Other Immune Approaches to Treating Alzheimer’s Disease
Volume 33, Spring 2009

Cognitive Problems Following Anesthesia
Volume 33, Summer 2009

An Embarrassment of Riches, or “Which Drug Study Do I Choose?”
Volume 33, Fall 2009

The Link Between Alzheimer’s and Diabetes
Volume 33, Winter 09-2010

Early Detection Through Brain Imaging
Volume 34, Spring 2010

Head Injury as a Risk Factor for Alzheimer’s Disease

Volume 34, Summer 2010

N.Y.C.A.R.E: Highlights from ICAD 2010
Volume 34, Fall 2010

N.Y.C.A.R.E - Art and Music
Volume 35, Winter 2011



 

Partnering With Your Doctor

History of the Partnering With Your Doctor Workshop
Volume 29, Winter 2005-2006, pg. 20

Part II in a Series: Steps to Improve the Doctor Visits for the Person with Alzheimer’s Disease
Volume 30, Spring 2006, pg. 15

Part III in a Series: Steps to Improve the Doctor Visits for the Person with Alzheimer’s Disease
Volume 30, Summer 2006

Part IV in a Series: Steps to Improve the Doctor Visits for the Person with Alzheimer’s Disease
Volume 30, Fall 2006

Part IV in a Series: Tips on Choosing a Doctor
Volume 30, Winter 2006-07

Part V in a Series: Visiting the Doctor
Volume 31, Spring 2007

Part VI in a Series: During the Doctor’s Visit
Volume 31, Summer 2007



 
 

Point/Counter Point

Keep Your Brain Fit / Keep Your Mind Open
Volume 30, Spring 2006, pg. 10, 21 By Marilyn S. Albert, Ph.D. / Mary Sano, Ph.D.

Who should provide medical care for the person with dementia, the primary care physician or a geriatrician?
Volume 30, Summer 2006

Should Persons With Dementia Use Cholinesterase Inhibitors Indefinitely?
Volume 30, Fall 2006

The Trend Towards Reducing Nursing Home Beds
Volume 30, Winter 2006-07

Is there a role for Gingko Biloba and other supplements in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease?
Volume 31, Spring 2007

How close are we to disease-modifying treatments in Alzheimer disease?
Volume 31, Summer 2007

Which is preferable for nursing home residents with dementia — a special care unit or integrated care?
Volume 31, Fall 2007

 

 

Point of View

Hanging In and Letting Go
Volume 28, Winter 2004, pg. 14 By Mary-Ellen Siegel, M.S.W.

Love’s Dilemma
Volume 29, Summer 2005, pg. 12-13 By Jack M. Pollock

Before We Forget
Volume 29, Fall 2005, pg. 12-13 By Anne M. Murray

Rene Kaplan
Volume 30, Winter 2006-07 By Evan Kaplan

Alzheimer's Disease, My Mother and Me
Volume 31, Spring 2007 By Annette S. Fox

Memory Walk Helping Hands and Feet
Volume 31, Fall 2007 By Geraldine Gagliardo

New Research Offers Hope
Volume 31, Fall 2007 By Kathi Berke

Community Building - A Teen's Impact On The Fight Against Alzheimer's
Volume 31, Spring 2008 By Brynn Sullivan Wallner

Seven Easy Steps to Memory Walk Glory
Volume 32, Summer 2008 By Stuart Post

“The Nod of Knowing”
Volume 32, Winter 2008-09 By Eric Chang , Ph.D.

 

 

Public Policy Update

Assuring Consumer Protections in Long Term Care for Persons With Alzheimer’s Disease
Volume 16, Spring 2000, pg. 12-13

NYS Legislature Appropriates Monies for Alzheimer’s
Volume 17, Summer 2000, pg. 6

Year 2001 Legislative Agenda
Volume 17, Fall 2000, pg. 7, 12

Federal and State Legislatives Priorities
Volume 18, Spring 2001, pg. 4

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 18, Summer 2001, pg. 4

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 18, Fall 2001, pg. 4

Winter 2001 Update
Volume 18, Winter 2001, pg. 4

Federal Issues
Volume 19, Spring 2002, pg. 12

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 20, Summer 2002, pg. 10

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 20, Fall 2002, pg. 10

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 21, Winter 2002, pg. 9

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 22, Spring 2003, pg. 10

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 23, Summer 2003, pg. 9

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 24, Fall 2003, pg. 10, 14

State Advocacy Update
Volume 25, Winter 2003-2004, pg. 9

Federal & State Issues February 2004
Volume 25, Spring 2004, pg. 6-7

Public Policy Update
Volume 26, Summer 2004, pg. 6

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 27, Fall 2004, pg. 6-7

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 28, Winter 2004, pg. 8, 13

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 29, Spring 2005, pg. 10, 12

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 29, Summer 2005, pg. 10, 13

Emerging Transfer of Assets Issues
Volume 29, Fall 2005, pg. 10, 16

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 29, Winter 2005-2006, pg. 13, 17

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 30, Spring 2006, pg. 14, 24

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 30, Summer 2006

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 30, Fall 2006

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 30, Winter 2006-07

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 31, Spring 2007

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 31, Summer 2007

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 31, Fall 2007

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 31, Winter 2007-2008

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 31, Spring 2008

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 32, Summer 2008

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 32, Fall 2008

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 32, Winter 2008-09

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 33, Spring 2009

Federal and State Alzheimer’s Advocacy
Volume 33, Summer 2009



 

MedicAlert® + Safe Return®

Awards
Volume 22, Spring 2003, pg. 3

A Safe Return Bracelet Might Have Spared Suffering
Volume 23, Summer 2003, pg. 3

Chapter Receives Grant to Help Enroll Veterans in Safe Return!
Volume 24, Fall 2003, pg. 3

Introducing Elizabeth Santiago, the NYC Chapter’s Safe Return Coordinator
Volume 25, Winter 2003-2004, pg. 13

Taking the First Step
Volume 25, Spring 2004, pg. 3 By Elizabeth Santiago

Safe Return Saves Lives
Volume 26, Summer 2004, pg. 5

Community Night Out
Volume 27, Fall 2004, pg. 4 By Elizabeth Santiago

A Picture is Worth…
Volume 28, Winter 2004, pg. 4 By Elizabeth Santiago

Prepare Today for a Safe Return Tomorrow
Volume 29, Spring 2005, pg. 6 By Elizabeth Santiago

The Good Samaritan
Volume 29, Summer 2005, pg. 4 By Elizabeth Santiago

National Night Out
Volume 29, Fall 2005, pg. 4 By Elizabeth Santiago

Prepare Today for a Safe Tomorrow
Volume 29, Winter 2005-2006, pg. 4 By Elizabeth Santiago  

Driving and Safe Return
Volume 30, Spring 2006, pg. 6 By Elizabeth Santiago

Lost in JFK
Volume 30, Summer 2006 By Elizabeth Santiago

City Grant Generates Significant Outcomes
Volume 30, Fall 2006 By Elizabeth Santiago

Time to Update Contact Information
Volume 30, Winter 2006-07 By Elizabeth Santiago

Time to Update Contact Information
Volume 30, Winter 2006-07 By Elizabeth Santiago

Safety for Entire Communities
Volume 31, Spring 2007 By Elizabeth Santiago

Lost & Found in NYC
Volume 31, Summer 2007 By Niurqui Imbert

New York City's Finest
Volume 31, Fall 2007 By Elizabeth Santiago

Wandersing Behaviors
Volume 31, Winter 2007-2008 By Elizabeth Santiago

We Begin The New Year With A New Alliance
Volume 31, Spring 2008 By Elizabeth Santiago

Staying Safe In The Community
Volume 32, Summer 2008 By Elizabeth Santiago

Right Time, Right Place — A MedicAlert + Safe Return Success Story
Volume 32, Fall 2008 By Niurqui Mariano

A MedicAlert + Safe Return Success Story
Volume 32, Winter 2008-09 By Niurqui Mariano

The Benefits of MedicAlert® + Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return® in the Community
Volume 33, Spring 2009 By Elizabeth Santiago

Safety in These Times
Volume 33, Summer 2009 By Niurqui Mariano

Farewell to Our Safe Return Operators
Volume 33, Fall 2009 By Elizabeth Santiago

MedicAlert + Safe Return
Volume 35, Winter 2011 By Elizabeth Santiago

 

Caregiver Profile

A Lucky Man
Volume 30, Winter 2006

The Heart of a Neighborhood
Volume 31, Spring 2007

Please See Us Home Safely
Volume 31, Summer 2007

A Seven-Layer Cake
Volume 31, Fall 2007

Family Matters
Volume 32, Summer 2008

Family Matters
Volume 32, Fall 2008

A Delicate Balance
Volume 33, Spring 2009

Meeting in the Middle
Volume 33, Summer 2009




Dear Helpline

Dear Helpline
Volume 33, Fall 2009

Dear Helpline
Volume 33, Winter 09-2010

Dear Helpline
Volume 34, Summer 2010

Stimulating Activities
Volume 35, Winter 2011



Early Stage

What About My Dignity?
Volume 33, Summer 2009

The Importance of Feeling Connected
Volume 33, Fall 2009

Safety Behind the Wheel
Volume 34, Summer 2010

Finding a Balance
Volume 34, Fall 2010

Full Circle
Volume 35, Winter 2011

 

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