Navigation Links
Project Lifesaver International Receives Federal Assistance for the Missing Alzheimer's Patient Assistance Program
Date:9/11/2009

Project Lifesaver Accepts $890,000 For Education, Awareness, Equipment and Public Policy Efforts to Help Save Lives of Individuals With Alzheimer's Disease Who Wander

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Project Lifesaver International, a non-profit organization that helps rescue citizens who are prone to wander due to Alzheimer's disease, autism, and other cognitive disorders, received notification of federal assistance yesterday. The U.S. Department of Justice - Office of Justice Programs - Bureau of Justice Assistance has awarded Project Lifesaver, who is partnering with the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, grant funding in the amount of $890,000. This funding will assist in education, awareness, equipment and public policy efforts to help expand the lifesaving program across the country - directly helping individuals, living with Alzheimer's disease, who wander.

The award will help fund the Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Assistance Program - an initiative that seeks to: 1) Develop and enhance an outreach program to increase awareness among law enforcement agencies and the public in addressing the needs of people with Alzheimer's disease that wander; 2) To provide training and informational material to law enforcement agencies through a regional or national initiative; 3) Support the development of a public policy that can be implemented nationwide by law enforcement; and 4) Develop a process for aiding in the location of lost persons with Alzheimer's disease.

Gene Saunders, Chief Executive Officer of Project Lifesaver, stated, "Project Lifesaver constantly works with local agencies and supporters to bring this program to public safety agencies across the country to protect some of society's most vulnerable citizens. We are honored to receive this award."

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as many as 2.4 to 4.5 million
'/>"/>

SOURCE Project Lifesaver International
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. QI projects may -- or may not -- improve patient safety and outcomes
2. MU researchers to collaborate on $20 million project
3. Fry Construction Selected for High-Profile Medical Imaging Project
4. Jacobs Receives Contract for New Hospital Project in Belgium
5. IVCC launches groundbreaking insecticide projects with Bayer and Syngenta
6. Global Health Project targets reducing AIDS among Indias adolescents
7. Uncontrolled Blood Pressure Highest Among Hispanics, Prompting New Hypertension Project in San Antonio
8. New Business Development of Multi-Hospital Project!
9. ARIZONA METH PROJECT Unveils Arizonas Anti-Meth Youth Pledge and Kicks Off Phase Two of Public Awareness Campaign
10. Meth Project Advertisements Selected for National Prevention Campaign
11. Pillow, PAs Great American Sleep Better(TM)Project Reports Results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/19/2014)... 19, 2014 SuperCloset raises the bar ... SuperCloset continues to offer indoor growers the most efficient ... the new SuperClone Rooms with the award winning ... indoor hydroponic grow room setup. , The SuperClone Room ... SuperPonic SuperCloner 50 . The SuperClone ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... December 20, 2014 The Medspa at ... injectable filler from respected cosmetic brand Juvéderm. Voluma XC ... with age. The Medspa at Hendrick is pleased to ... skin care technology to its clients. , Voluma is ... be FDA-approved to treat the mid-face and cheek area. ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- All children should have their ... preferably every year, eye experts say. The new ... panel of the U.S. National Center for Children,s Vision ... age group require screening for eye problems, particularly vision ... amblyopia ("lazy eye") and strabismus (a disorder of eye ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The cost of cancer ... a new study finds. Researchers examined data from ... diagnosed with colorectal or lung cancer. Of those patients, ... and more than 100 had advanced cancer. Nearly ... pay their medical bills, which was linked with a ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... Ebola,s entrance into the United States -- along with ... outbreak -- have highlighted cracks in the nation,s public ... health policy report released Thursday. Half of U.S. ... to infectious disease outbreaks. That was the main conclusion ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:SuperCloset Continues to Innovate with New Complete Indoor Grow Room Packages, The SuperClone Rooms are the Newest Addition to the Award Winning SuperRoom Lineup 2Health News:Breakthrough New Injectable Dermal Filler Voluma XC Offered by The MedSpa at Hendrick 2Health News:Preschoolers Need Eye Screening, Experts Say 2Health News:Cancer Treatment Costs Weigh Heavily on Patients, Study Finds 2Health News:Most States Not Ready to Handle Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Report 2Health News:Most States Not Ready to Handle Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Report 3Health News:Most States Not Ready to Handle Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Report 4
... NEW YORK, Oct. 9 You may not ... if, according to health experts, you get your ... vaccinated against the virus that causes,36,000 deaths annually. ... http://media.medialink.com/WebNR.aspx?story=33948 Registered journalists can access video, ...
... ANGELES, Oct. 9 Elvira, Mistress of the,Dark, will ... dance party fundraiser benefiting AIDS Healthcare Foundation.,This wicked-cool event ... thrift,store in Hollywood at 6210 West Sunset Blvd. on ... 2007, will feature a fashion show and contest,highlighting the ...
... Tissue Donor Registry Reaches 2 ... Million Registrations ... SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 9 More than two million,Californians have signed up ... & Tissue Donor Registry, doubling the,state,s number of designated donors in only ...
... House Republican Whip Roy,Blunt (Mo.) issued the following ... yesterday suggested on CNN that Democrats wouldn,t,be able ... veto of the,SCHIP bill:, "Yesterday, the House ... override the president,s veto of a bill that ...
... crossword-puzzle solver who uses the letters in some answers ... and an international group of collaborators have used data ... to identify a gene linked to non-hereditary cases of ... posted online by the journal Nature Genetics, didnt require ...
... Actor Joe Pantoliano,reveals a personal history of depression ... bipolar disorder, in a guest blog entry, http://www.nami.org/blog ... Mental,Illness (NAMI)., Pantoliano,s entry comes during Mental ... before the opening of his latest film, CANVAS, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:'Something Wicked!' This Way Comes: Elvira Hosts Halloween Fashion Show and Fundraiser Benefiting AIDS Healthcare Foundation 2Health News:Two Million Californians Say 'Yes!' to Organ and Tissue Donation 2Health News:Two Million Californians Say 'Yes!' to Organ and Tissue Donation 3Health News:Two Million Californians Say 'Yes!' to Organ and Tissue Donation 4Health News:'Network' approach identifies potential breast cancer susceptibility gene 2Health News:'Network' approach identifies potential breast cancer susceptibility gene 3Health News:'Network' approach identifies potential breast cancer susceptibility gene 4Health News:Actor Joe Pantoliano Discloses Depression; Talks About His Latest Movie and His Sensitive Side 2
(Date:12/17/2014)... YORK , Dec. 17, 2014 ... imaging (MRI), the MRI market is seeing new ... and breast MRI scans account for the majority ... a higher resolution of images, which are creating opportunities ... imaging (MRI) market is growing at a rate ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... MILAN , December 17, 2014 ... becoming nothing less than a hub of information concerning the ... A further addition to the recently launched ... world and has now been enriched by a new chapter ... A richly detailed and panoramic hub on ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 17, 2014  IGI Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IG; ... its offering of $125 million aggregate principal amount of ... Notes were offered and sold only to qualified institutional ... of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). ... 3.75% per year, payable semiannually in arrears on June ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Kalorama: 3T Advancements Bringing New Growth to the MRI Market 2Kalorama: 3T Advancements Bringing New Growth to the MRI Market 3Dompé Offers a New "Window" on the World of Scientific Research, with the http://www.dompetrials.com Website, Dedicated to Clinical Trials 2Dompé Offers a New "Window" on the World of Scientific Research, with the http://www.dompetrials.com Website, Dedicated to Clinical Trials 3IGI Laboratories Announces Closing of $125 Million of 3.75% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2019 2IGI Laboratories Announces Closing of $125 Million of 3.75% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2019 3IGI Laboratories Announces Closing of $125 Million of 3.75% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2019 4
... ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 31, 2011 To further its ... manufacturers, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has appointed Mr. ... Sao Paulo, Brazil facility. USP is a scientific nonprofit ... people around the world through standards and related programs ...
... 31, 2011 Global Real Estate Consultants has helped ... new facility in Fremont. Global Real ... insight and transparency in the Fremont commercial real estate ... 350,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art manufacturing facility with pilot plant ...
Cached Medicine Technology:New Interim Leadership for USP-Brazil 2Boehringer Ingelheim to Purchase Amgen's Fremont (USA) Facility 2
... 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 ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: