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National League for Nursing to Create Alzheimer’s Curricula and Resources for Nurse Educators
Date:2/4/2013

phia to improve the quality of care for older adults and their caregivers through enhanced geriatrics nursing education in both associate and bachelor’s degree pre-licensure programs. The endeavor, initially seeded with a grant from the John A. Hartford Foundation in 2007, was subsequently also backed by Laerdal Medical Corp.; the Hearst Foundations; the Independence Foundation (Philadelphia); and the Independence Blue Cross Foundation of Southeast Pennsylvania. ACES has since expanded to become the go-to website for faculty seeking curriculum-rich case studies, simulations, and implementation-ready teaching strategies. Resources are available free of charge at http://www.nln.org/ACES.

For more information about the program, contact NLN chief program officer Elaine Tagliareni at 212-812-0333.

Dedicated to excellence in nursing, the National League for Nursing is the premier organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education. The NLN offers faculty development, networking opportunities, testing services, nursing research grants, and public policy initiatives to its 37,000 individual and more than 1,200 institutional members, comprising nursing education programs across the spectrum of higher education and health care organizations.

MetLife Foundation was established in 1976 to continue MetLife’s longstanding tradition of corporate contributions and community involvement. The foundation’s commitment to building a secure future for individuals and communities worldwide is reflected in its dedication to empowering older adults, preparing young people, and building livable communities. Since it was established, MetLife Foundation has provided more than $530 million in grants and $70 million in program-related investments to nonprofit organizations addressing issues that have a positive impact in their communities. For more information, visit

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