AWARE Affair 2018

 

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Thank you to our event chairs, supporters, AWARE members, and friends for making AWARE Affair 2017 a success! Please save the date for AWARE Affair for Friday, April 13, 2018! Details coming soon.

 

AWARE is proud to announce its 2017-2018 AWARE grant recipients, extraordinary nonprofit organizations working on the front lines in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease!

 

2017-2018 AWARE Grant Recipients

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Baylor Health Care System Foundation

Support for the salary of a Ph.D. Neuropsychology Intern for Baylor AT&T Memory Center.

Center for BrainHealth – Discovery Group

Support for the Discovery Group, a program designed to help individuals and families affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias focus on preserving abilities and tapping strengths to promote meaningful engagement and slow the progression of the disease

Dallas Museum of Art – Memory Moments

Support for teaching honorariums, supplies, and staffing for Memory Moments, a program designed to provide participants with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias ways to engage in art that are revitalizing and gratifying.

Jewish Family Service

Support for the salary of a Clinical Social Worker to provide independent living services to adults with Alzheimer’s and related dementias and their families/caregivers.

Juliette Fowler Communities

Support for group and individual therapy sessions with a Certified Music Therapist for memory care residents, and to help purchase additional instruments and therapeutic tools.

NorthPark Presbyterian Church – Casa de Vida

Support the Casa de Vida program, which gives relief to families/caregivers by providing one-on-one care to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias at the church for programs involving art, music, games, and lunch one day per week from 9:30 until 1:30.

Texas Winds Musical Outreach

Support for two concerts by professional musicians in 87 nursing homes and adult daycare facilities that serve individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

Presbyterian Communities & Services Foundation – Broad Strokes

Support for the Broad Strokes program at Grace Presbyterian Village that provides music and art therapy to residents with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

The Senior Source – Senior Companions

Support for the Senior Companion Program matching volunteers with individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and their families needing assistance with meals, light housekeeping, and companionship.

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Support to advance Dr. Roger Rosenberg’s research and clinical trials on a DNA Vaccine to clear amyloid plaques in the brain to prevent or slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

Thank you so much for helping AWARE fund the fight!