Programs in U.S., Canada Win Mindalert Awards
A program bringing elders and teens together in Cyberspace, another using the creative arts to activate older people with early-stage Alzheimer's, and a national model for helping people blooaa in late life through their guided autobiographies are winners of the 2003 MindAlert Awards. Established by the American Society on Aging (ASA) and the MetLife Foundation, the awards recognize innovations in mental-fitness programming for older adults.
According to Sandra Timmermann, director of the MetLife Mature Market Institute, Westport, Conn., ''Based on research showing that cognitive decline is not inevitable in aging, these awards recognize programs, products or tools that promote …
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Publication information: Article title: Programs in U.S., Canada Win Mindalert Awards. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Aging Today. Volume: 24. Issue: 3 Publication date: May/June 2003. Page number: 17. © American Society on Aging Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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