It is wednesday and today I look into projects that focus on dementia or then, alzheimer’s. today’s project is very fittingly called Alzheimer’s project located in tallahassee, florida, us.
“assistance to caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s disease. By placing volunteers in patient’s homes, Alzheimer’s Project, Inc., is able to provide much needed respite for caregivers.
Respite time provides caregivers the opportunity to learn how to take care of themselves; whether they go to the grocery store, attend doctor’s appointments or take a nap for 3 hours, it is their time for themselves. Through the years Alzheimer’s Project, Inc., has incorporated support groups, counseling, educational opportunities, the Project Lifesaver Program and many more programs and social services for caregivers.
Alzheimer’s Project, Inc. proudly continues to provide ALL support services to the Alzheimer’s community free of charge.”
According to their website their mission statement is:
Alzheimer’s Project, Inc. (AP) exists to provide comfort, support, and assistance to persons with memory disorders and their caregivers in the Big Bend area.
Alzheimer’s Project, Inc. is a non-profit organization funded by grants and private donations. Alzheimer’s Project, Inc. is dedicated to providing relief to the caregivers of persons suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease or other memory impairments. ALL services available to the caregivers are provided FREE of charge. The goal of Alzheimer’s Project, Inc. is to keep caregivers healthier, both physically and emotionally, to prolong the abilities of caregivers, and to delay institutionalization of the patients.
If you live in one of the above mentioned counties or know of someone who needs help in the Big Bend Region of Florida, why not contact them?
Alzheimer’s Project, Inc.
301 East Tharpe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32303
Phone: (850) 386-2778
Fax: (850) 386-2775
Interim CEO, CJ Weinman