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Seniors with Disabilities to Manage Conditions

The grantees will implement evidence-based programs to empower older adults and adults with disabilities to better manage their chronic conditions.

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Grantees to Ensure Informed Health Decisions

$20.5 million for multiple awards up to $250,000 each...

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Strategies to Improve Public Transportation

The program supports research to develop more effective and efficient public transportation services for seniors, individuals with disabilities and low-income individuals.

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Breast Cancer Applications Due Dec. 14

The foundation seeks to improve the standard of care for breast disease patients by supporting medical and patient education, advancing breast disease research, diagnosis and treatment technologies and offering programs and services to medical professionals and their patients.

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$400K Eureka Prize For Dementia Care App Development

Know anyone who could create a dementia care coordination or navigation app? The National Institute on Aging has launched NIH’s first-ever Eureka prize competition with the goal of developing technology applications to coordinate care for people with dementia

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NIA Opens Eureka Prize Competition for 2018-2019

NIA launches the iCare-AD/ADRD Challenge—a competition to spur the development of technology applications to improve #dementia care coordination and/or navigation.

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Paralyzed Veterans Competition Underway

The program funds projects that enhance the quality of life of individuals with spinal cord injuries or disabilities (SCI/D) or increase the knowledge and effectiveness of health professionals in the community.

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Scientists to Become Senior Research Leaders

The program supports early career physician-scientists trained in medical or surgical specialties and dentist-scientists in launching careers as future leaders in aging- or geriatric-focused research

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Studies To Focus On Nervous System, Diabetes

This program from the National Institutes of Health features multiple funding awards in support of research on the role of the nervous system in diabetes, obesity and related metabolic diseases.

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Competitions to Aid AARP in Meeting 2020 Goals

The foundation is focused on creating and advancing effective solutions to help people 50 and older build economic opportunity and social connectedness. It has ambitious objectives for increasing the number of people served and achieving specific outcomes by 2020.

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