Rosalyn Carter Institute gets grants

The Rosalyn Carter Institute for Caregiving at Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, Ga., has received two major federal grants from the Administration on Aging.

The grants total $2,303,713.

The first grant, $1,097,023 over three years, focuses on implementing the REACH II ( Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health) intervention for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease. This program will be administered through the Coastal Georgia Area Agency on Aging.

The second grant, $1,208,690 over three years, will fund the the Georgia Care Consultation Project. The goal of the project is to implement the phone-based care consultation program for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's Disease in three Georgia regions.