The Youth Movement Against Alzheimer's
The Youth Movement Against Alzheimer’s (YMAA) mission is to promote understanding of Alzheimer's among youth and young adults by providing opportunities to help those affected by the disease.
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- LIVE ·2019 Grants Challenge·🎉 Winner
YouthCare is an intergenerational respite and memory care program. For three hours, twice a week, student-senior pairs play games, participate in artistic activities, and deliver the research-backed Brain Boot Camp to help address cognitive decline. Our program aims to help family caregivers reduce stress, address social isolation for persons with dementia (PWDs), and prepare students for careers in aging.
- LIVE ·2018 Grants Challenge·🎉 Honorable Mention
YouthCare is the most affordable intergenerational respite and memory care program that partners trained college student volunteers and persons with early-stage dementia in a community-based setting.