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Dementia Grants

Grandchild Kissing Grandmother The Minnesota Board on Aging administers a competitive grant program focusing on dementia and its impact on caregivers. Grants are intended to:

  • Increase awareness of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
  • Promote the benefits of screening for early identification of dementias
  • Increase the rate of cognitive testing in the population at risk for dementias, and/or
  • Connect family, friends and neighbors who are caregiving to education, support and resources

Since the creation of MBA Dementia grants:

  • 53,313 persons were provided dementia awareness education and training
    (People trained included community members, healthcare professionals, emergency personnel and business owners and their employees)
  • 5,140 persons suspected or diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other dementias were provided services, supports, and resources
  • 4,842 family, friends and neighbors caregiving were supported


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