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Enter Headline here... Seed funding available!!! New from Brookdale Foundation

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Assisted Living Forum

This is the Assisted Living Forum. During the morning session meeting it will a general meeting for all providers. After lunch, the Forum will become CBRF, AFH, ADC, and RCAC break out sessions. Some of the Forum topics may include Interpretation of regulations, public funding issues, best practices, quality of improvement, workforce issues, statistics and trends, local and national issues, and public policy. This is the link to sign up for the Assisted Living Forum List serve. Copy and Paste in your browser to sign up for the Assisted Living Forum List serve

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Friday, August 03, 2018

New funding is available...

Seed Grants Available for the Start-up of Dementia Day Programs

Teaneck, New Jersey–March 5, 2018–The Brookdale Foundation Group has issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) for the start-up of new, social model Group Respite or Early Memory Loss programs for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. In October 2018, 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 (EML). 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 27, 2018 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 EML, 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:

For Additional Information Contact:
Carmen Mendieta, MPA
Technical Assistance Consultant to BNGRP


Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Caregivers neglect their own health to care for others

Our member programs remain concerned about caregivers ability to take care of their own needs while caring for others. Adult Day Services can be the answer for respite that so many need so they can function as the caregiver and keep their loved one at home longer.
NBC News story addresses the impact that caregivers neglecting their own health can have overall.

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Thursday, December 13, 2012

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