The mission of the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) is to improve the quality of life for those living with Alzheimer’s disease and related forms of dementia, and their caregivers.

Every member of our LIAF staff is here to help you and your family, from the moment you talk to us on the phone to the minute you arrive for your first program. We care about your health, your happiness and your satisfaction with our services and programs as if you were a member of our family. Please feel free to contact any of us via the e-mail addresses listed below.

For general inquiries, please contact us at 516-767-6856 or info@liaf.org.

Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation Staff

Tori Cohen, LCSW
Nancy Leghart
Susan Derespiris
Christine Rice

Peter Cacciola
Ron Carentz
Cassie Chung
Mark Creem
Ed Cummings
Lucy Escoto
MaryAnn Emerick
Lindsay Farrell, LMSW
Larry Hymowitz
Lauren Kahaner
Melissa Katz, LMSW

Mavis Lawrence
Caitlyn Langan
Gary Cobbs
Gloryanne Pinar
Christina Sandstrom
Sharon Langone

Executive Director
Director of External Affairs
Financial Director
Community Outreach & Events Coordinator

Program Assistant
Program Assistant
Respite Companion
Respite Companion
Social Worker
Respite Companion
Director of Early Stage Programs/
  Director of In-Home Respite
Program Assistant
Program Assistant
Program Assistant/Respite Companion
Program Assistant/Respite Companion
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
Database Coordinator