The Alzheimer’s Platform and the Maresme Foundation, the first partner-collaborating entities
With the aim of broadening the social base of iSocial, the partners-collaborators modality is born: organizations that become part of iSocial to participate in the internal spaces of project generation (Labs) and to collaborate in promoting the foundation and Its economic support.
The Alzheimer’s Federation and the Maresme Foundation have been the first organizations to take this step, and in this way they have joined the iSocial ecosystem, formed now by the founding entities (6), the allied institutions (3), the members of the social council (14) and the project partners (12). Yesterday the directors and managers of both entities met with the Board of Trustees to kick off their participation.
The Federation of associations of relatives of Alzheimer’s patients in Catalonia groups 20 entities that support relatives of older people affected by dementias. Alzheimer’s affects today about 10% of the population of Catalonia over 65 years and is the chronic disease that causes more dependence.
The El Maresme Foundation promotes the social inclusion and improvement of the quality of life of people with intellectual disabilities in the Maresme region and their families for more than 50 years. It accompanies and supports more than 2,800 people every year through an extensive network of services and centers.