The group incorporates under the name “Alzheimer’s Disease Family Support Group”. From inception, the Agency served the entire state of Alaska. The founders traveled throughout the state, providing education and support for individuals and families. The organization applied to the State of Alaska and received its first grant, the ADRD Education and Outreach grant for $28,000. The Agency provides supportive services for caregivers, including:
• Information, referral, and educational services
• Provider consultations and trainings
• Family consultations and on-going family support
• Support groups