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San Francisco is a GOOD place to be a caregiver!

Four innovative SF agencies offer support, referrals and advice for families and friends caring for those with debilitating health conditions

SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2013 – Families and caregivers in San Francisco have access to some of the most innovative programs in the country for help in caring for loved ones with chronic or disabling health conditions such as Alzheimer's, stroke and AIDS.

FCA Releases New Consumer-Friendly Publications on Critical Caregiving Issues

Informative Fact Sheets help families as they care for frail elders and individuals with chronic or debilitating illnesses

SAN FRANCISCO, April 25, 2013 – Family Caregiver Alliance's National Center on Caregiving has released new and updated Fact Sheets to help families make the complicated personal, legal and financial decisions that accompany caring for an adult with a debilitating health condition such as Alzheimer's disease, stroke or brain trauma.

Family Caregiver Alliance Presents 2013 Leadership Award to Dr. Susan Reinhard

FCA's 2nd Annual Thought Leader Roundtable and Award Dinner Panel (left to right): Moderator Jacquelyn Kung, MBA, PhD, COO and Co-Founder, ClearCare Online; Bob Kocher, MD, Partner, Venrock; Awardee Susan Reinhard, RN, PHD, FAAN, Senior Vice President, AARP Public Policy Institute; Kathleen Kelly, MPA, Executive Director, Family Caregiver Alliance

Archived State-by-State Legislation

Though many states continue to face economic challenges, we applaud those that are forging ahead and working towards creating real solutions that will make real differences in the lives of caregivers. In 2003, already 19 states have introduced legislation that would either explicitly or implicitly assist caregivers. In general, the legislation listed below does not include annual appropriations measures, unless significantly new funding or program development is included in the proposal.

Gilbert Awards 2011: Recipients

The Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease
Caregiving Legacy Award: 2011 Award Recipients

 

Four exceptional programs from Minnesota, Illinois, California and Ohio were this year's recipients of the Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards. The programs were presented with an award of $20,000 at Aging in America, the Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging in Washington, DC on March 30, 2012.

 

Gilbert Awards 2010: Recipients

The Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease
Caregiving Legacy Award: 2010 Award Recipients

Four exceptional programs from California, New York, North Carolina and Washington are this year's recipients of the Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards. The programs are presented with an award of $20,000 each and will will participate in a breakout session at Aging in America, the Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging in San Francisco on April 28, 2011.

In Hindsight, We Were All Slow to the Dance . . .

Gerry Sandusky, left, his wife Lee Ann and their two children Katy and Zack, with Gerry's dad, John Sandusky shortly before his passing.

Gilbert Awards - General Information

Rosalinde Gilbert
Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease
Caregiving Legacy Awards

 

2015 GILBERT AWARDS ONLINE APPLICATION HERE

 

Selected Caregiver Assessment Measures: A Resource Inventory for Practitioners (2012)

El Portal

El Portal is an outreach program of the Alzheimer's Association aiming to build partnerships in the Latino community.

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Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research.

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Los Angeles, CA

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