PRESS RELEASE – LeadingAge Virginia receives grant to address social isolation among nursing home residents
Watch the Java Project Overview Video (15 minutes)
Virginia Mercury Article: New Grant to reduce social isolation in 30 Virginia Nursing Homes
A LeadingAge Virginia CMP Grant Initiative
Ending loneliness – spreading happiness!
• Easy to implement
• No ongoing fees
What is the Java Project?
The Java Project is the implementation of 3 peer support and mentoring activity programs to address loneliness and build happiness.
Java Group Programs come with training videos and a rich resource of program materials, including step-by-step guides, training videos, group manuals, 52 themes, readings, a talking stick, 142 familiar recorded songs and much more.
Peer support groups
Peer support for people with mid-advanced dementia
Peer mentoring using a team of residents and volunteers
To find out more information about the CMP Grant Initiative
Join us to learn how to implement peer support and mentoring in your home.
No music abilities required.