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The Long Island Chapter welcomes new board members

Laura Giunta, Director of Client Care at AMR Group, a companion care and care management company located in Jericho, NY, has joining the Board of Directors for the Alzheimer's Association Long Island Chapter. Laura is a certified senior advisor (CSA) and an Alzheimer's and dementia specialist. Laura has provided outreach and education to seniors and their families for over ten years. She served as Co-chair of the 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer's at Belmont Lake State Park in North Babylon. Being a board member is meaningful to Laura on a personal level. She watched as her Grandfather's mind and then his life were stolen by dementia.
Donna M. Stefans has joined the Board of Directors for the Alzheimer's Association Long Island Chapter. She is the founder of Stefans Law Group, PC, in Woodbury, NY. Donna brings over 17 years of experience in elder law, estate and asset protection planning, estate administration, geriatric care management, guardianships, elder law abuse, and Medicaid optimization. Ms. Stefan's spends much of her free time working with people who have Alzheimer's disease or another dementia or those with other special needs.


Jennifer L. Ackroyd, LHNA
Peconic Landing

Ann Arkin

Jean Brand, MS, LMSW, LNHA
Long Island State Veterans Home, Adult Day Health Care

Ira Chernick
Gold Coast Capital Management

Kathy Distler

Donna Fallon

Ron Fatoullah, Esq. (Co-Chair)
Ronald A. Fatoullah & Associates

Laura Giunta, CSA
AMR Care Group

Mike Hampton

Karen Henley

Robert Heppenheimer

Sally Marchese

Robert Mayer, CPA
Prager Metis

Alan A. Mazurek, MD
Rockville Centre Neurology, ProHealth Care Associates

Frank Pelliccione
Flushing Bank

Edward Scher, (Co-Chair)
Access Home Care, Inc.
Home Companion Services, Inc.

Donna M. Stefans, Esq., AIF
Stefans Law Group, PC.

Brian Andrew Tully, JD, CELA
Tully Law

Barbara Vogel, LMSW
Northwell Health Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine

Connie Wasserman, LCSW
Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center



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