FY 2018 Grants

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$192,000  |  ArchCare Senior Life

Henriette Kole

PACE Expansion:  Incorporating Community Based Physicians into the PACE team

This grant will fund a Nurse Practitioner to establish partnerships with community based primary care providers at existing PACE sites.

 

$50,000  |  Center for an Urban Future

Jonathon Bowles

Rethinking New York City's Senior Services: A Blueprint for Improving Services for New York's Fast-Growing and Increasingly Diverse Senior Population

This grant will co-fund the first comprehensive analysis of how senior services in NYC can be improved.

 

$161,000  |  Community Healthcare Network

Robert Hayes

Continuous Geriatric Care Model

Community Health Network (CHN) proposes to implement a three-pronged program  to improve geriatric care, create meaningful community partnerships, and solve long-standing questions related to elderly patients and Federally Qualified Health Centers.

 

$100,000  |  Corporation for Supportive Housing

Pascale Leone

Serving a More Complex & Vulnerable Senior Population in Supportive Housing

This grant will increase/enhance the capacity of supportive housing (SH) providers and developers to better meet the needs of vulnerable older New Yorkers.

 

$150,000  |  LiveOn NY

Allison Nickerson

Affordable Senior Housing Initiative

This grant will fund the next phase of the very successful Housing Initiative.

 

$188,000  |  MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care

Russell Portenoy, MD

Telehealth in Community Based Palliative Care and Hospice

This grant will fund the implementation of an innovative tele health program.

 

$172,000  |  Montefiore Medical Center

Alessandra Scalmati, MD, PhD

Mental Health Care for Holocaust Survivors

This grant will fund the training of physicians and social workers to provide trauma informed care to older adults who have been the victims of traumatic events which will lead to improved care for a particularly vulnerable population.

 

$148,000  |  Montefiore Medical Center

Carolyn Genereux, LCSW

Palliative Care Social Work Fellowship

This grant will fund the creation of a Post-Masters in Social Work Fellowship.

 

$74,000  |  National Council of Jewish Women New York

Andrea Salwen Kopel

Council Lifetime Learning (CLL) Volunteer Coordination Initiative

The Volunteer Coordinator Initiative will increase enrollment and involvement in programing through effective marketing and proactive engagement of participants as potential volunteers.

 

$60,000  |  New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care

Camine Brannigan

ZenCare-Isabella Program: ZenCare Resilience Training

This grant will allow NYZCCC to refine, expand, brand, and market  ZenCare Resilience training, to organizations serving the city’s most vulnerable populations.

 

$178,000  |  New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Parag Goyal, MD, MSc

HFpEF Clinic for the Aging

This grant will support the creation of a novel clinic for older adults, with an emphasis on integrating the management of heart failure, multiple chronic medical conditions, and geriatric syndromes in a single clinic.

 

$150,000  |  Northwell Health Foundation

Anita B. Szerszen, DO, FACP

Integration of Tele-Consultation in a Home Visits Program

This grant will enhance Staten Island University Hospital's Home Visiting Program by adding telemedicine to provide homebound older adults with access to geriatric consultation and other essential subspecialty care that was previously beyond reach.

 

$84,000  |  NYC Health + Hospitals/Coler

Deepa Vinoo

Building Palliative Care for People with Dementia at Coler

This grant will fund the replication of a comfort-focused care approach for people with advanced dementia, Comfort Matters.

 

$157,000  |  Odyssey Foundation

John Tavolocci

Housing Services for Elderly New Yorkers in Recovery from Drugs and Alcohol Misuse

The grant will enable homeless clients enrolled in Odyssey House's residential substance use disorder (SUD) treatment program for older adults (ElderCare) to acquire, secure, and maintain permanent housing.

 

$75,000  |  Public Health Solutions

Sandra Jean Louis

SNAPilicious – Improving Food Security among Low Income Older Adults in NYC

This project that will engage hard-to-reach older adults in SNAP enrollment, reduce stigma, increase participants’ familiarity and access to fresh produce, and facilitate community ownership of the project through a peer-to-peer model.