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Mental health and care coordination top list of concerns for ND organizations

Fourteen people representing 12 Fast-Track COVID-19 Grant Response grantee organizations joined Adira in July for a roundtable convening on how their projects have unfolded since April. The group offered rich discourse, highlighted what they’d…


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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  For the first time, Virginia residents will be able to easily access comprehensive information on programs and…


VIDEO: Update from CEO on Fast-Track COVID-19 Response

This week we announced the 12 grantees for Adira's Fast-Track COVID-19 Response grants. And now we are asking for support to keep the project going. From my new home "office," I shared a little about this on Twitter, and I invite you to view…


Adira’s fast-track grantees: Vital services amid COVID-19

Over the last two weeks, Adira Foundation awarded fast-track COVID-19 response grants to 12 organizations providing vital care and wellness services for people with Alzheimer’s disease, ALS, Huntington’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and…


Adira's Fast-Track Response to COVID-19

Hello— Today, Adira Foundation is rolling out our inaugural grants program. It isn’t the grants program we had planned to announce for April—grants that assemble different diagnosed populations together in joint services. We believe in that…


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Visiting support groups: What we’re learning

Over the last few months, Adira was visiting support groups in our region to hear from people living with neurodegenerative diseases and their caregivers—ensuring the point of view of people living with neurodegenerative diseases is what shapes…


Covid-19: Where to turn for information and support

The coronavirus pandemic is reaching into most aspects of our daily lives. In response, we want to make sure everyone in Adira’s community knows where to turn for information and support. Both the World Health Organization and the Centers for…


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Adira is listening

At Adira, February is shaping up to be a month of listening. Listening to hear what people with neurodegenerative diseases are experiencing is a crucial part of our model. We don't want to design any programming without first listening and…