Across the country, Respite communities are bringing together people from all walks of life to restore meaning and purpose for those whose lives have been completely disrupted by a dementia diagnosis, and for volunteers who have so much more in life to give. Follow along as we share stories, insights, best practices, and a new way forward as we help answer the call for support for the most prominent disease of the 21st century.
An Amazing Three Days!
Sessions were Filled with Instruction, Interaction, and Inspiration Respite for All welcomed 150 attendees from 24 cities in seven states to First United Methodist Church in Montgomery for our annual training conference Feb. 5-7 – and we were so thankful to the 30 local volunteers who stepped up to make...Read More
RFA Celebrates Champions of All Kinds
Starting a respite community within a church or organization doesn’t just happen. It takes an organized effort that moves from desire to decision and through the details that lead up to opening day where volunteers and participants begin gathering for four hours of fellowship and engagement on a weekly basis...Read More
RFA Hosts Brain Science Luncheon
The Respite for All Foundation hosted its inaugural Brain Science Luncheon on October 26, with more than 250 people joining the event at the Alabama Activity Center in downtown Montgomery to hear keynote speaker, David S. Geldmacher, M.D., FACP. Dr. Geldmacher, a professor of neurology widely respected in the field...Read More