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Family First Raises $1,099 for the Alzheimer’s Association #Walk2EndAlz

Alzheimer's Association Walk Fundraiser

Alzheimer’s Association Walk Fundraiser

Family First recently raised $1,099 to support the fight against Alzheimer’s Disease. 

Unfortunately, we work very closely with individuals and their families who are affected by this disease day in and day out. We are committed to supporting our families and families across the nation by fundraising, offering education, and supporting the Alzheimer’s Association.
The Alzheimer’s Association of LI offers free education, caregiver support groups, and various programming for those coping with the disease. For more information, call Kate Anastasia, Director of Programs, at (631) 629-6950.

Featured in the picture above L to R: Douglas Davidson, Alzheimer’s Association- LI Executive Director, Keith Billstein, Family First Community Outreach Coordinator, Jennifer Benjamin, Owner of Family First, Alyssa Cottone, Family First’s Director of Community Engagement, and Tinamarie Hardekopf, Alzheimer’s Association Director of Development.

 

 

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Jennifer Benjamin

Jennifer Benjamin has a Masters degree in Business Administration, a graduate Certificate in Geriatric Care Management, is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and is co-founder of Family First Home Companions .With a background in human resources and business management she helped to build a company that is founded on professionalism, integrity, compassion and know-how.

Jennifer has specialized training in Alzheimer’s disease through the Long Island Alzheimer’s Association and the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation.She also volunteered her time with the Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Center of Long Island for 3 years by providing cognitive stimulation to an Alzheimer’s patient group.

Jennifer educates the community about elder care and speaks to caregiver support groups, senior centers, and at professional organizations.Topics include home safety, effective strategies for family caregiving, elder care planning, and awareness about elder abuse.