In recent times a Nationwide/No. 9 ladies’s group, affectionately generally known as “Knit Wits” (they originated as a gaggle who knitted) has recognized an area nonprofit for making a vacation donation.
This yr, they chose AOS and Pals Care Inc., which is devoted to serving the direct care wants and offering applications to profit these affected by dementia and their caregivers.
Since being based by John Barrett and Amy Natt in late 2015, AOS&FC has supported the area people with greater than 60 direct care grants, greater than 50 robo-companion pets, nearly 20 customized music gamers, and previous to the COVID pandemic, operating a bi-monthly Reminiscence and Music Cafe. Extra info will be discovered at aosfcare.org.
Barbara Latin, who coordinated this yr’s beneficiant donation effort, mentioned that along with “Many group members having private tales a few cherished one with dementia, they might not assist however consider how COVID has had a fair higher influence on the lives of these affected with dementia.”