Navigation Links
Alzheimer's Foundation of America Awards Grants to Local Groups Nationwide
Date:2/27/2008

/p>

In addition, the Saline County Sheriff Office's Search and Rescue, Benton, AR, will expand Project Lifesaver, a rapid response system that tracks missing individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other illnesses. In the past, AFA has similarly funded the startup or expansion of Project Lifesaver programs in other communities.

Applications for AFA's next round of bi-annual grants are due August 1, 2008. In addition to these grants, AFA filters money back into the community through an annual grant, The Brodsky Grant, given to one innovative program or service, as well as through family respite care grants and an annual AFA Teens college scholarship.

For more information about AFA membership and the available funding opportunities, call 866-232-8484 or visit http://www.alzfdn.org.

Currently, more than five million Americans have Alzheimer's disease, including one-in-ten aged 65 or older and nearly one-in-two aged 85 or older. The incidence is expected to triple by mid-century.

The Alzheimer's Foundation of America is a national nonprofit organization headquartered in New York and made up of hundreds of member organizations that provide hands-on programs to meet the educational, emotional, practical and social needs of families affected by Alzheimer's disease and related illnesses. AFA's services include a toll-free hot line, counseling, educational materials, a free caregiver magazine, and professional training. For information, call (toll-free) 866-AFA-8484 or visit http://www.alzfdn.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Alzheimer's Foundation of America
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Alzheimers Research Target May Be a Dead End
2. AMA Foundation Announces Seed Grant Research Recipients
3. Agfa HealthCare, InterComponentWare, and Sun Microsystems Join Open eHealth Foundation at HIMSS08
4. eWorld Companies, Inc. Establishes Strategic Alliance With Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California
5. Michael Aram Supports The NAZ Foundation
6. Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research recognizes Axel Ullrich
7. MedAptus Selected by Kentucky Medical Services Foundation for Professional Charge Capture Technology
8. Signalife & Athletes Foundation Complete Second Mobile Health Screening
9. AMA Foundation Honors Wooster, Ohio Physician for Volunteerism
10. AMA Foundation Honors Oakland, California Physician for Volunteerism
11. AMA Foundation Honors Memphis, Tennessee Physician for Increasing Access to Health Care in the U.S.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/1/2014)... strongly associated with Alzheimer,s disease; however, researchers are still ... causal agent of the onset and development of the ... beta-amyloid is not harmful when found in isolation but ... to form the so-called amyloid fibrils , "We are ... with multiple ones because each aggregate of peptide, which ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... published today in the Journal of the American ... 50 years with moderate or severe chronic knee pain, ... the University of Melbourne randomly assigned 282 patients (50 ... acupuncture or sham or pretend laser treatment. , ... acupuncturists blinded to laser and sham (inactive) laser acupuncture. ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) will focus on ... systems which run, for example, manufacturing plants, power ... , The research will help understand and ... systems behind our critical national infrastructure. , ... (RITICS), based at Imperial College London, is co-ordinating ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 2014) Despite a policy focus on expanding ... this vulnerable population continues to have significant dental ... Journal of the American Dental Association , researchers ... University School of Dental Medicine report on the ... oral care provided by caregivers to adults with ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... October 01, 2014 Familylifeinsurancequotes.org has ... life insurance for senior citizens. , Senior citizens ... will now sell coverage to seniors who are over ... be purchased without taking a medical examination. , Term ... online and senior clients can qualify. Having life insurance ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Laying siege to beta-amyloid, the key protein in Alzheimer's disease 2Health News:Study finds acupuncture does not improve chronic knee pain 2Health News:£2.5 million to recognize and reduce cyber-attack threats to critical infrastructure 2Health News:To improve oral health of adults with developmental disabilities, support caregivers 2Health News:To improve oral health of adults with developmental disabilities, support caregivers 3Health News:Affordable Term Life Insurance - Senior Citizens Can Qualify for Coverage! 2
... ... product development. , ... Toronto, ON (Vocus) March 29, 2010 -- Therapure Biopharma Inc. today announced a fill/finish ... Under the terms of the agreement, Therapure will provide custom fill/finish services for a ...
... ... nonprofit organization that engages hundreds of thousands of students into humanitarian ... collaborative management of tasks and workflow. Absolute’s Chief Operating Officer reports ... operations transparency, thanks to Wrike’s unique project collaboration features. , ...
... enrolled in therapeutic clinical research trials shows that they don,t ... participation, nor do they feel they are genuinely involved in ... Yoram Unguru, M.D., an associate faculty member at the Johns ... 29 in the journal Pediatrics . While an ...
... combination destroys precancerous colon polyps with no effect on normal ... cancer, a team of scientists at The University of Texas ... edition of the journal Nature . The regimen, ... cancer tissue in the lab, appears to address a problem ...
... rats, the more fattening foods they ate, the more they wanted ... they,d like to eat less but feel almost powerless to stop ... too true. , The theory stems from a study in rats. ... of bacon, pound cake, candy bars and other junk food, the ...
... Unethical job ... wage jobs in Canada. Sometimes these carers do not even have a job when they ... one Vancouver-based business owner says problems could persist. , ... (PRWEB) March 28, 2010 -- New federal legislation coming into force ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Therapure Biopharma Inc. signs fill/finish contract with Kane Biotech Inc. 2Health News:COO Becomes 75% More Effective in Tracking Delegated Tasks 2Health News:COO Becomes 75% More Effective in Tracking Delegated Tasks 3Health News:Childhood cancer patients enrolled in clinical trials need clearer communication about their role 2Health News:Childhood cancer patients enrolled in clinical trials need clearer communication about their role 3Health News:Paired drugs kill precancerous colon polyps, spare normal tissue 2Health News:Paired drugs kill precancerous colon polyps, spare normal tissue 3Health News:Junk Food 'Addiction' May Be Real 2Health News:Junk Food 'Addiction' May Be Real 3Health News:Exploitation of Overseas Nannies and Caregivers Could Continue Despite New Canadian Immigration Laws 2Health News:Exploitation of Overseas Nannies and Caregivers Could Continue Despite New Canadian Immigration Laws 3
(Date:10/2/2014)... 1, 2014 The global high content screening ... the ,Threat of Obsolescence, wherein technologies as well as ... and biotechnology companies as well as academic and government ... as a powerful research tool in drug discovery. The ... in the high content screening market. In high content ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... , Oct. 1, 2014  Dyadic International, Inc. ... patented and proprietary technology used to develop and ... bio-based chemicals, biopharmaceuticals, and industrial enzymes industries, today ... from Abengoa Bioenergy for commercial scale production of ... into ethanol, developed under Abengoa,s license agreement with ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... SAN DIEGO , Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... cell-free molecular diagnostics, announced today that Eli ... Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), presented clinical data ... Trovagene,s precision cancer monitoring platform for the determination ... from a liquid biopsy.  The results were presented ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:High Content Screening Market by Instruments (Cell Imaging and Analysis System), by Applications (Primary and Secondary Screening, Target Identification and Validation, Toxicity Studies, Compound Profiling), Software & Services - Global Forecasts to 2High Content Screening Market by Instruments (Cell Imaging and Analysis System), by Applications (Primary and Secondary Screening, Target Identification and Validation, Toxicity Studies, Compound Profiling), Software & Services - Global Forecasts to 3Dyadic International Reports Licensing Payment For Commercial-Scale Production Of C1-Based Cellulase Enzymes 2Dyadic International Reports Licensing Payment For Commercial-Scale Production Of C1-Based Cellulase Enzymes 3Clinical Performance of Trovagene's Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform Presented at Second Annual International ECD Medical Symposium 2Clinical Performance of Trovagene's Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform Presented at Second Annual International ECD Medical Symposium 3Clinical Performance of Trovagene's Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform Presented at Second Annual International ECD Medical Symposium 4
... May 15, 2012  Coloplast North America, a provider of ... has announced a corporate sponsorship of Michael Johnson, formula ... competing this year in The Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship ... to Indy, an open-wheeled development program for drivers seeking ...
... 2012 Medical Marijuana, Inc . (OTC: MJNA), ... and hemp industry innovators, today announced its first quarter ... million on gross revenues of $1.79 million for the ... revenue increase of 400 plus percent quarter-over-quarter when compared ...
Cached Medicine Technology:First Paralyzed Formula Race Car Driver's "Road to Indy" Sponsored By Coloplast 2Medical Marijuana, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2012 Results 2Medical Marijuana, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2012 Results 3Medical Marijuana, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2012 Results 4Medical Marijuana, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2012 Results 5
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: