CLOSED HEALTHCARE GRANTS

$364,000 | 24 Months
Beth Israel Medical Center

Russell Portenoy
“The Palliative Care Home Care Service”

This grant is to create a replicable, nurse-driven, financially sustainable home care program that promotes and delivers improved palliative care for homebound medically ill, elderly patients.
Project Start Date: April 2003 Project End Date: September 2005

 
 
$300,000 | 24 Months
Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center

Joseph Sacco
“Palliative Medicine Consultation Service (PMCS)”

This grant will support the implementation of a culturally competent, elder-focused, in-patient palliative care consultation service.
Project Start Date: April 2004 Project End Date: April 2006

 
 
$250,000 | 24 Months
Common Ground

Ellen Goetz
“Home, Health and Wellness (HHW)”
This grant is to create a an on-site medical and mental health care program to meet the critical health needs of the homeless and marginally housed elderly living on and around the environs of the Bowery.
Project Start Date: February 2003 Project End Date: June 2006
 
 
$432,000 | 24 Months
Cornell University - Weill Medical College

Alvin Mushlin
“Establishing a Faculty Associates Program in Medical Ethics”
This grant would fund the second and third years (the Foundation funded the first year) of a 3-year program that seeks to bridge the gap between ethical theory and clinical practice by providing part time support for an "internship" for practicing physicians to be more formally trained in medical bio-ethics in order to build the capacity of the Division of Medical Ethics to better serve the patients of NYPresbyterian Healthcare System.
Project Start Date: October 2002 Project End Date: October 2004
 
 
$273,000 | 36 Months
Cornell University - Weill Medical College

Eugenia Siegler
“Enhancing the Care of Hospitalized Frail Elderly (HELP)”
This program is designed to reduce the risk of delirium and functional decline in hospitalized elders, using and adapting the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP), which was first developed and implemented at Yale-New Haven Hospital with funding from the Samuels Foundation.
Project Start Date: December 2003 Project End Date: December 2006
 
 
$200,000 | 24 Months
DOROT, Inc.

Sara Peller
“East Side Expansion”

This grant would help DOROT expand its pilot of services in Manhattan's East Side (14th to 96th Street) in order to increase the number of older adults who can participate in DOROT's core programs, such as Shop & Escort and Friendly Visiting.
Project Start Date: March 2003 Project End Date: March 2005

 
 
$132,000 | 24 Months
Encore Community Services

Lillian McNamara
“C.A.R.E.: Coordinated & Appropriate Resources for the Elderly”
This grant is would expand Encore's case management program for seniors. This program helps provide the necessary services, resources and information that can have a positive impact on their clients lives and assists them to remain at home, avoiding institutionalization for as long as possible.
Project Start Date: April 2003 Project End Date: April 2005
 
 
$300,000 | 36 Months
Flushing Hospital & Medical Center

Bruce Flanz
“Pain and Palliative Care Consultation Service (PPCCS)”
The Flushing Hospital Medical Center (FHMC) Department of Medicine proposes to develop and implement a Pain and Palliative Care Consultation Service (PPCCS) to improve access and availability of palliative care services to elderly patients in advanced stages of disease and their families.
Project Start Date: January 2004 Project End Date: January 2007
 
 
$100,000 | 14 Months
Goddard Riverside Community Center

Stephan Russo
“Aging in Place Project”
This grant will provide transitional funding to sustain social work, health, financial and legal services and provide additional supports during the renovations of Goddard’s HUD 202 residential building for older adults. Once completed, the program will achieve self-sufficiency as a result of the increased cash flow from the building’s refinancing.
Project Start Date: May 2005 Project End Date: June 2006
 
 
$250,000 | 24 Months
Grand Street Settlement

Margarita Rosa
“The BEST Program (Baruch Elder Services Team)”
Grand Street, in partnership with Cabrini Hospital, Cabrini Center For Rehabilitation, and NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA), will implement a comprehensive senior services program, modeled on the NORC Supportive Services model at Baruch Houses on the Lower East Side.
Project Start Date: January 2003 Project End Date: January 2005
 
 
$100,000 | 18 Months
Health Advocates for Older People, Inc.

Friedhilde Milburn
“The Healthy Aging Program at Carnegie East House”
This program will help residents of an assisted living residence and nearby apartment buildings to age-in-place by providing healthcare management and promotion services by a nurse practitioner as well as home safety assessments by other staff and volunteers. This program will minimize nursing home and hospital admissions while enhancing the quality of life of participants.
Project Start Date: April 2003 Project End Date: December 2004
 
 
$220,000 | 24 Months
Highbridge Community Life Center, Inc.

Edward Phelan
“Nurse Aide Training Program”
This program seeks to improve the level of care received by the elderly by expanding HCLC's successful Nurse Aide training program.
Project Start Date: December 2002 Project End Date: December 2004
 
 
$275,500 | 24 Months
Institute for Urban Family Health

Virna Little
“Caring for Seniors: Project IMPACT in NYC”
This grant would support the replication of Project IMPACT (Improving Mood - Promoting Access to Collaborative Treatment) a mental health program designed to identify and treat depression in the elderly at three health centers in the Bronx and three in Manhattan.
Project Start Date: January 2004 Project End Date: January 2006
 
 
$150,000 | 12 Months
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center

Alan Roth
“Family Medicine Palliative Care Program”
This grant will be used to establish a hospital-wide, interdisciplinary, patient- and family-centered, culturally competent Family Medicine Palliative Care Program for predominantly poor, elderly, and minority patients who do not have access to palliative care.
Project Start Date: September 2005 Project End Date: August 2006
 
 
$171,000 | 16 Months
Lenox Hill Hospital

Elizabeth Clark
“Outpatient Geriatrics Center”
This grant would support the expansion of the Outpatient Geriatrics Center, which will enable it to be open full time and increase capacity by 300%.
Project Start Date: October 2003 Project End Date: February 2005
 
 
$297,000 | 36 Months
Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation

Patricia Gallatin
“Alzheimer's Companions - Expansion to Queens”
This program is an in-home respite program that offers a three-hour block of care every other week to individuals with Alzheimer’s and related dementias. This program provides care and cognitive stimulation to patients in their own homes and gives a periodic break to caregivers.
Project Start Date: June 2003 Project End Date: June 2007
 
 
$225,000 | 24 Months
Montefiore Medical Center

Sean O'Mahoney
“A Palliative Care and Case Management Model in the Emergency Department”
This grant will support the development and implementation of a program in the Emergency Department that will improve access to palliative care and hospice services.
Project Start Date: April 2004 Project End Date: January 2007
 
 
$156,899 | 12 Months
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Diane Meier
“Planning Grant to Develop a Strategy for Palliative Care in the Long Term Care Setting-Phase I”
This grant will be used to support the assessment of the need for palliative care in the long term care setting, evaluation of effective approaches to meeting the need, and development of a practical strategy for extending the Center to Advance Palliative work to include technical assistance to the long term care field.
Project Start Date: September 2006 Project End Date: August 2007
 
 
$195,000 | 18 Months
New York Service Program for Older People, Inc. (SPOP)

Nancy Harvey
“Expansion of Mental Health Counseling for Older Adults”
This grant would fund the expansion of SPOP's mental health Clinic and homebound program to address the growing needs for mental health services for the under-served, elderly in New York City.
Project Start Date: April 2003 Project End Date: October 2004
 
 
$143,000 | 12 Months
New York Service Program for Older People, Inc. (SPOP)

Nancy Harvey
“Mental Health Counseling for Dually Diagnosed Older Adults”
This grant will help SPOP expand its mental health Clinic to meet the needs of seniors with a primary diagnosis of mental illness and a secondary diagnosis of alcoholism or substance abuse (dually diagnosed), an under-served segment of the elderly population in Manhattan.
Project Start Date: March 2005 Project End Date: June 2006
 
 
$310,000 | 36 Months
North General Hospital

Valentine Burroughs
“Medical House Call Program”
This grant supports a portion of the expenses of an initiative to develop teams comprised of physicians, nurse practitioners and social workers that would visit frail elderly in their homes, become their primary care providers and coordinate all aspects of care.
Project Start Date: June 2003 Project End Date: August 2007
 
 
$354,000 | 24 Months
North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Inc.

Joseph Weiner
“Special Clinical Support Service (SCSS) for the Gravely Ill Elderly and Their Families”
This program will provide supportive and palliative care services to patients who have been rejected for admission for intensive care services at LIJ. It will help patients, loved ones, and physicians sort out the crucial and complex medical decisions to be made at the end of someone's life.
Project Start Date: October 2002 Project End Date: October 2004
 
 
$200,000 | 24 Months
Odyssey House, Inc.

Peter Provet
“ElderCare Outpatient Program”
This grant will support a case manager and a social worker to create an outpatient substance abuse and psychotherapeutic treatment track, within the Odyssey House Outpatient Treatment Program, dedicated to elderly substance abusers living in NYC.
Project Start Date: April 2004 Project End Date: April 2006
 
 
$233,000 | 24 Months
Our Lady Of Mercy Medical Center

T.S. Dharmarajan
“Mercy Care Partners in Health”
This grant will support the expansion of a geriatric practice designed to improve the healthcare and quality of life of elderly residents living in two medically underserved communities in the Bronx by offering increased office hours and physician house call services.
Project Start Date: August 2004 Project End Date: August 2006
 
 
$250,000 | 24 Months
Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute, Inc.

Steven Dawson
“Quality Jobs/Quality Care at Care at Home”
This grant will fund the replication of the PHI's innovative quality jobs/quality care model within Care at Home, a home care agency in Brooklyn.
Project Start Date: January 2005 Project End Date: January 2007
 
 
$225,000 | 36 Months
Saint Vincent's Catholic Medical Center - Manhattan

F. Russell Kellogg
“Homebound Health Care Program - Latinos Unidos en la Communidad”
This grant would support the replication of an in-home, long-term home health services program to reach the frail, homebound elderly living in the Lower East Side.
Project Start Date: January 2004 Project End Date: January 2007
 
 
$212,150 | 12 Months
Samuel Field YM & YWHA, Inc.

Steven Goodman
“NORC-WOW Implementation Phase, Year 1”
This grant would fund the first year of implementing a NORC supportive services to a community of free standing one and two family homes. It follows a successful one year planning and community building phase that was funded by the Samuels Foundation.
Project Start Date: January 2004 Project End Date: January 2005
 
 
$250,000 | 30 Months
Senior Action in a Gay Environment (SAGE)

Terry Kaelber
“Harlem/East Harlem SAGE Neighbors/NORC Without Walls”
This grant will be used to replicate and sustain a "NORC Without Walls" program for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) seniors living in the Harlem/East Harlem neighborhoods of New York City.
Project Start Date: January 2004 Project End Date: July 2006
 
 
$200,000 | 24 Months
Staten Island University Hospital

Donna Seminara
“Elder Homebound Visit Program”
This grant will support the expansion of a comprehensive home visit program for homebound elderly with complex and serious illnesses.
Project Start Date: April 2004 Project End Date: April 2006
 
 
$120,000 | 12 Months
UJA-Federation of New York

Anita Altman
“Northeast Queens NORC Initiative, Stage I”
This is the first stage of a two stage project that will create a NORC supportive services program to address the needs of an aged-in senior population residing in a community of one and two family homes. This stage will focus on community organizing and program development.
Project Start Date: January 2002 Project End Date: January 2003
 
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