Update on Alzheimer's Community Care Receiving National Award

The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation and Family Caregiver Alliance

Alzheimer’s Community Care extends special thanks to the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation and Family Caregiver Alliance National Center on Caregiving for the opportunity to attend the 2014 Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging in San Diego, CA. As a winner of the 2013 Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Award, Alzheimer’s Community Care received funding to attend this event that celebrated 60 years of service to seniors. 

More than 2,500 individuals representing organizations from the United States, Europe, Asia and South America participated in a diversity of workshops and seminars from March 11 – 15, 2014. During the conference, Alzheimer’s Community Care received the award for service to “Diverse and Multicultural Communities” through its work in the Everglades agricultural region of Palm Beach County, serving Belle Glade, Pahokee and South Bay. This program was one of three programs selected from a pool of more than 100 applicants nationwide. 

On Wednesday evening, March 12, Alzheimer’s Community Care’s COO Mark Cornett and Grants Administrator Kathleen Herd, had the honor of attending a private dinner hosted by the directors of the Gilbert Foundation. Then on Thursday evening, a public reception was hosted in honor of the award winners where guests enjoyed informal networking followed by formal program presentations by each of the three award winning programs. Along with receiving this national honor, Alzheimer’s Community Care received a $20,000 donation from the Gilbert Foundation.     

The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation invests in programs that promote education, tolerance, social services, healthcare and the arts. The Foundation builds on the ideals and pursuits of its founders, Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert. In the area of Alzheimer's disease, The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation focuses its grantmaking on the advancement of research by junior investigators in the United States and Israel, and investments in Alzheimer's disease care giving.

Family Caregiver Alliance and its National Center on Caregiving offer local and national programs to support and sustain the important work of families and friends caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.  

 

We are honored to be among award winners who demonstrate innovation, care, and commitment to Alzheimer’s patients and their family caregivers.





Alzheimer's Community Care is proudly supported by our friends and partners in the community.