Grantees

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An integrated care coordination program: Bangor Region YMCA

A YMCA in the Greater Bangor, Maine, region has an ambitious project underway to integrate services for people with neurodegenerative diseases (NDs) with funding from Adira’s Pervasive Needs Grants program. Bangor Region YMCA’s project…


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Adira awards $360,000 to projects tackling ND pervasive needs

Adira grantees set to advance issues named by COVID-19 response grantees: Caregiver mental health, care coordination, resource sharing among disease communities RICHMOND, VIRGINIA — Adira Foundation awarded $360,000 to five projects across the…


Mapping pressure points of caregiving with NAC

At Adira, one of the best things about 2020 was the many new people and organizations we met. This collaboration helps us connect with more people impacted by ALS, Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, MS and Parkinson’s, and makes our…


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Stories of impact: Fast-track COVID-19 grants

We’ve rounded up some stories highlighting the important work of grantees from our first round of Pervasive Needs grants: Adira’s Fast-Track Response to COVID-19. As 2020 wraps up, we are highlighting the people and organizations…


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InMotion: Keeping people with Parkinson's moving during a pandemic

By Cathe Schwartz, InMotion CEO InMotion, a nonprofit organization located in Cleveland, Ohio, is at the forefront of community-based programming for people with Parkinson’s disease. Since opening our doors in 2015, InMotion has grown to serve…


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Disability education program growing in pandemic

Before we had much shape or form, Adira saw a need and acted through a test pilot grant to the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) in 2019 so they could build a program to educate social workers and Huntington’s disease (HD) families…


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New partnership to develop neurodegenerative disease resource directory

Adira Foundation and VirginiaNavigator partnership will build neurodegenerative disease resource directory for easier service access  RICHMOND, Va. — For the first time, Virginia residents will be able to easily access comprehensive information…


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Supporting Coloradans living with NDs during COVID-19

By Sara Froelich of the Chronic Care Collaborative  Everyone is at risk of developing COVID-19. But, those with chronic diseases such as diabetes and dementia have a higher chance of developing severe symptoms—and of dying from the virus.…