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Executive Profile: Tori Cohen

As the executive director of Westbury-based Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation, Tori Cohen sees the struggles families and their caregivers face today. She spoke with LIBN about how she and her team navigate the increasing challenges that are brought on in part by the aging baby boomer population. This includes implementing …

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My Turn: New Hampshire is still failing at-risk children and families

Recent state government announcements that staffing problems in the Division for Children, Youth and Families have been successfully addressed by last year’s addition of new social worker and supervisor positions are simply not accurate. In fact, a significant number of New Hampshire children remain at risk of neglect and/or emotional, …

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Northern Counties Lobby State For More Child Welfare Funding

The growing cost for counties to place children outside the home and the increase in child protection caseloads prompted northern Wisconsin officials to ask the state for more funding as part of Superior Days in Madison this week. Douglas and Bayfield county officials asked the Wisconsin Department of Children and …

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Steiner education a new option for Douglas families

“Steiner is a holistic education that follows a head, heart and hands approach, “she said. “The head representing the academics, the heart representing the artistic, and the hands representing the practical. “Dealing with the holistic elements of the child, we regard each of these three parts as equally important. The …

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