CARES Act Funding Fosters Dementia Care, Addresses Isolation
March 24, 2021
The Alzheimer’s Association announced the Montana Project VITAL (Virtual Inclusive Technology for All) in partnership with the Montana Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (MGWEP). This project utilizes virtual technology to relieve the challenging symptoms of social isolation for residents in nursing homes, assisted living and memory care communities .
With one-time funding from the CARES Act, the Montana Project VITAL allowed for placement of ten iN2L tablets in six senior living communities statewide to help bring families together virtually, enhance engagement and mitigate feeling...