81.1% of our income is spent on programs and services
to support Arkansas families
OUR VISION is a world in which all persons affected by Alzheimer’s disease have the services that they need.
OUR MISSION is to provide the information and support needed so that all Arkansans affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are able to live with dignity and comfort until a cure is found.
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Grants - Family Assistance Program
The Family Assistance Program grant is funded by
the annual Art to Remember Dinner and Auction hosted by the Alzheimer’s
Who can receive the grant?
The grant will be offered first to new grant
recipients (those who have not received this grant before) for the first
half of the grant year (July 1 – December 31, 2011), and then if funds
are available we will open it up to previous recipients (January 1 –
June 30, 2012).
A person of any age who:
Has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another
type of dementia
Lives in Arkansas in their own home, with family or in an
assisted living facility
Does not receive the same type of service from any other
source including, but not limited to private insurance, Medicaid, ElderChoices, Supplemental Security Income, Medicare, or hospice.
How much is the grant?
$250.00 from the date the grant is approved, you
will have ninety (90) days to use the funds or you will lose the grant.
Grants are limited to funds available.
How can I use the grant?
- In-home care
- Adult day care
- Temporary facility care
- Home care supplies such as diapers, pads and Ensure or Boost
- Home modifications, such as grab bars or wheelchair ramp
- Legal services
- Mental health counseling
The grant may NOT be used for such things as
medications, utility bills or home repairs.
How can I apply?
- Call Alzheimer’s Arkansas and ask for a “Family Assistance Grant
Application” or download the form. Click here to
the form (PDF).
- Complete the form, including a doctor’s signature, and return
it to Alzheimer’s Arkansas.
- The application will be reviewed and you will receive an
approval letter. The grant will NOT pay for services before the
- Each time you purchase services or supplies, you will send us
the information on a form that we provide. If you are buying home care
supplies, you will need to send a receipt from the store.
- Alzheimer’s Arkansas will then send a check to you or to the
person who provided the care.
For more information about
this program, please contact our office (501) 224-0021 or (800)
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