The word on Respite is spreading and we’re not stopping until there’s a Respite Ministry on every corner. We’re proud to share with you our latest news and media so you can learn more about how we’re getting things done.
The Pat Summitt Foundation has awarded three RFA-inspired, volunteer-based respite communities grants of $5,000 each to support scholarships for individuals attending their programs. RFA Executive Director Daphne Johnston was on hand for the presentations on Monday, September 18 to two Birmingham programs: CARES by Collat Jewish Family Services and Anchor...Read More
Respite for All Foundation Offers Roadmap for Churches to Launch Respite Ministries Serving Individuals Living with Dementia
Montgomery, Ala. – There are almost 6 million cases of Alzheimer’s disease in the United States, with the number of cases expected to reach more than 13 million by 2050, creating a U.S. economic burden of $305 billion a year and costing families an average of more than $235,000. As...Read More
Montgomery, AL – Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are a global health crisis, one expected to only get worse in the coming decades; the World Health Organization estimates the number of people living with dementia by 2050 will hit 150 million. That’s daunting news. But there is great hope. It...Read More