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Gilbert Awards 2009: Recipients

 


Three Outstanding Programs Receive Their Gilbert Awards!


 


"... Art has an integral role to play in [...] enriching the lives of people affected by dementia and their caregivers. We are honored to accept this visionary award in the category of Creative Expression and thank the Alliance and the Foundation..."


 


Amir Parsa

Meet Me at MoMA


 


Guided Care

Guided Care

 

Gilbert Awards 2009: Recipients

The Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease Caregiving Legacy Award: 2009 Award Recipients


Retirement Revolution: The New Reality

Family Caregiver Alliance was featured in the new PBS program, "Retirement Revolution: The New Reality" that premiered September 15, 2009 . Paula Zahn hosted this program which examines how millions of Americans have had to change their retirement plans in the wake of the 2008 financial meltdown. Retirement Revolution looks at the stories of everyday people who have found ways not only to survive but thrive in this new reality.


Gilbert Awards 2008: Recipients

The Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards: 2008 Awardees

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) and The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation are pleased to announce the winners of the first annual Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards.

Gilbert Awards 2008: Ceremony

Three Outstanding Programs Receive Their Awards!

 

"California Work and Family Coalition was so honored and excited to receive this award. We know that expanding family leave is important for family caregivers of people with Alzheimer's. We will continue to advocate to expand these policies to more families so it is so encouraging to us to be acknowledged for this work!"

—Netsy Firestein
California Work and Family Coalition

 

Workplace Programs for Family Caregivers: Good Business and Good Practice (2003)

Examines the challenges confronting working caregivers, the ways in which employers have sought to address these issues, and models for effective workplace programs. Also looks at some promising developing partnerships between employers and service providers.

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Support FCA's Programs and Services

FCA programs are funded by corporate and foundation grants, The State of California, Area Agencies on Aging, program participants and donations from those who have benefited from our services. we welcome your financial gifts. Please consider making a donation right now to FCA and help us help another family like yours.

Evaluating Medical Research

Hardly a day goes by without a story on television, in the newspaper, or on the Internet about new medical research findings. You might hear about a new drug to treat Alzheimer’s, a promising “cure” for cancer, or a breakthrough discovery in Parkinson’s disease. Or you might see articles about particular foods or dietary supplements that are said to promote health or prevent or slow the course of an illness. Should you try to get these drugs for a family member who is sick? Should the person change his diet? Take more vitamins?

Caregivers at Risk

Family Caregiver Alliance’s statewide survey of California caregivers of brain-impaired adults (those with Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson’s disease, etc.), revealed:

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