grants to organizations with innovative projects and research.
over the last 20 years, we have supported several initiatives by
supplying seed grants. The funds were critical for these organizations
to achieve success with their programs. Our funds allowed the
researchers or coordinators to continue to study, gather data and
assist families and caregivers by developing supportive programs and
gaining greater understanding of the disease and treatment
possibilities. But there is still so much to be done. There are
seniors everywhere who deserve a better future – one free from
suffering the ravaging effects Alzheimer’s disease. As researchers
learn more and communicate their findings, the possibility of finding
a cure or drug interventions that will reverse or stop the progression
of the disease becomes closer to reality.
before you is awesome. It takes faith, knowledge, and courage, but
above all, acceptance, patience, and love to deal with the challenges
you will encounter in the days, weeks, months and, yes, years to come.
For this difficult task, you will need as much guidance as you can
find,” writes Frank Wall who cared for his wife Mary during her seven
year struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. The Extendicare Foundation is
a powerful reflection of our company’s values and our responsibility
to give back to the communities in which we live and work. We believe
that we can play a major role in creating healthy futures for the
residents and families we care for.
We thank you
for your support of our mission as we continue our efforts to fund
innovative research, unique training programs and worthwhile endeavors
to assist caregivers and families.