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The ACL has expressed that three gap areas must be addressed in eligible proposals: 1) supporting people living alone with dementia; 2) people diagnosed with both an intellectual/developmental disability and dementia; and 3) helping family care partners manage the behavioral symptoms of dementia.

N4’s award of $999,994 will fund the Nevada Dementia-Capable Community Care (NDC3) project, providing benefits to communities across 12 counties in Northern Nevada, beginning in the spring of 2022.

NDC3 will:

  • Provide training, consultation and direct services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), people living with dementia and their family care partners.
  • Include both in-person and virtual (telehealth) BRI Care Consultation provided by N4 and NTG expert consultation from N4 and The Savvy Caregiver training provided by the Alzheimer’s Association to family caregivers in both English and Spanish.
  • Allow N4 to expand its Community Care program to provide much needed direct services to people with I/DD, people living with dementia, and their family care partners with a person-centered and community-focused approach.

An estimated 6.2 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD). As the population of older adults increases, researchers anticipate that the number of people living with ADRD will double within the next three decades. ACL’s ADPI program is dedicated to meeting this challenge by developing and expanding dementia capability in states and communities across the nation, including tribal communities.

Please fill out an Interest Form if you’d like to receive program updates.