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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.

Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards

2017 APPLICATION CLOSED

Award recipients will be notified by the end of December 2017.

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.

Organization:

Alzheimer's Association

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

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

How does it work?

Caregiving Near Life's End: The National Train-the-Trainer Program

The intervention assists caregivers in finding meaning, purpose and value during the end-of-life caregiving experience.

Organization:

Suncoast Hospice

Suncoast Hospice is the nation's largest not-for-profit, community-based provider of hospice and palliative care. The Hospice provides care for tens of thousands of people annually, and leads innovative service delivery, social change advocacy, technology development and other end-of-life initiatives.

Location:

Largo, FL

How does it work?

Caregiving Across the States: 50 State Profiles (2014)

Caregiving Across the States: 50 State Profiles - 2014 Update

 

STAR-C: Managing Difficult Behaviors: A Standardized Intervention to Help Family Caregivers

STAR-Caregivers (STAR-C) is a standardized intervention to help family caregivers identify, reduce, and manage difficult behavioral symptoms of their relative with Alzheimer's disease.

Organization:

University of Washington

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