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Seed Grants Available for the Start-up of Group Respite or
Early Memory Loss Programs


Brookdale National Group Respite Program


For People Living with Memory Loss

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Seed Grants Are Available for the Start-up of Group Respite or Early Memory Loss Programs

 
Teaneck, New Jersey – March 5, 2019 – The Brookdale Foundation Group has issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) for the start-up of new, social model day programs for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. In October 2019, The Foundation will be awarding up to 15 seed grants for the development of dementia-specific Group Respite programs or specialized programs for people with Early Memory Loss. The grants are $10,000 for the first year with an opportunity for a second tier grant of $5,000. Any 501(c)(3) or equivalent not-for-profit service agency wishing to develop a social model, day program for Alzheimer’s families is invited to apply. Proposals are due on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at The Brookdale Foundation Group office in New Jersey.
 
Applications for the dementia-specific Group Respite program should be based on the best practices discussed in the manual, How to Start and Manage a Group Activities and Respite Program for People with Alzheimer's and Their Families. For programs focusing on Early Memory Loss, a replicable model is outlined in the guide: How to Plan and Implement an Early Memory Loss Program. To order these free publications and to download grant guidelines and the RFP application, visit: www.brookdalefoundation.org
 
For Additional Information Contact:
    
Carmen Mendieta, MPA
Technical Assistance Consultant to the
Brookdale National Group Respite Program
cm@brookdalefoundation.org
 
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