CURRENT HEALTHY AGING GRANTS


$50,000 | 12 Months
Actors' Fund of America

Lynnell Herzer
"Sustaining Long-Term Case Management"

This grant will help maintain the expanded staffing of the Senior Care Program until pledged funding is received
Project Start Date: May 2017



$231,000 | 24 Months
Albert Einstein College of Medicine (formerly Montefiore Medical Center)

Jessica Zwerling
"Geriatric Neurology/Memory Disorders Program"

This grant will provide a full-time bilingual MSW to support geriatric patients active with Montefiore Home Care, particularly those in need of mental health services.
Project Start Date: November 2016



$207,000 | 24 Months
Albert Einstein College of Medicine (formerly Montefiore Medical Center)

Jessica Zwerling
"Post-doctoral Cognitive Neurology and Neuropsychology Fellowships"

This grant will fund a two-year neuropsychology fellowship and a one-year geriatric cognitive neurology fellowship.
Project Start Date: September 2017



$98,000 | 24 Months
Breaking Ground (formerly Common Ground)
Joanna Miceli
"Redwood Senior Living HUD 202 Supportive Services Enhancement"

This program would provide services to HUD residents to allow them to age in place.
Project Start Date: November 2015



$190,000 | 36 Months
The Bridge

Susan Wiviott
"Mobile Treatment and Nursing Team"

This grant will fund a full-time Case Manager/Benefits Specialist and a part-time Peer Specialist for the Mobile Treatment and Nursing Team.
Project Start Date: October 2016



$150,000 | 36 Months
Bridge Street Development Corporation

Emilio Dorcely
"Assistant Director Position at Quincy Senior Residence"

This grant will fund the Assistant Director position to expand the existing senior services programs as well as develop new programs.
Project Start Date: March 2017



$75,000 | 18 Months
CaringKind

Jed Levine
"Train-the-Trainer: Home Care for Dementia"

This grant will co-fund a "train the trainer" pilot program to increase the number of home care workers trained in dementia care.
Project Start Date: July 2017



$100,000 | 18 Months
The Carter Burden Center for the Aging, Inc.

William Dionne
"East Harlem Falls Intervention Project (FIP)"

This project will develop a prevention plan based on fall risk factors and aim to mobilize fall prevention resources.
Project Start Date: August 2016



$162,000 | 24 Months
Cornell University - Weill Medical College

Eugenia Siegler
"Improving Healthcare for People Aging With HIV"

This program will improve care for older adults with HIV/AIDS by conducting a needs assessment, educating staff, increasing resources for patients, and creating linkages between service agencies.
Project Start Date: July 2015

 

 

$227,000 | 24 Months
Cornell University - Weill Medical College

Tony Rosen
"Implementing and Evaluating the Vulnerable Elder Protection Team"

This grant would allow the development of a Vulnerable Elder Protection Team to improve identification, treatment, and reporting of elder abuse or neglect.
Project Start Date: January 2017



$150,000 | 24 Months
Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York City, Inc.

Bobbie Sackman
"Senior Housing Initiative"

This grant will support the growth of a housing initiative, with the goal of creating change through a coalition-based education initiative to inform the growth of housing for older adults.
Project Start Date: June 2016



$120,000 | 24 Months
The Educational Alliance, Inc.

Jackson Sherratt
"Hoarding Demonstration Project"

This grant will fund a project to identify and share solutions toward improvements in addressing hoarding intervention and treatment among older adults.
Project Start Date: December 2017



$180,000 | 24 Months
Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.

Xiomara Pedraza
"Healthy Aging in Affordable Housing Demonstration"

This grant will support a demonstration project that will implement housing unit modification and/or relocation to facilitate healthy aging in place.
Project Start Date: January 2017



$114,000 | 36 Months
Fordham University

Cathy Berkman
"Palliative Care Fellowship Phase II"

This grant will allow the palliative care social work fellowship at Fordham to expand.
Project Start Date: June 2017



$100,000 | 36 Months
Hartley House

Nicole Cicogna
"HOPE Case Manager Position"

This grant would allow Hartley House to hire a full-time case manager to support the HOPE program.
Project Start Date: March 2016



$200,000 | 24 Months
HHC - Bellevue

Susan Cohen
"Bellevue Palliative Care Clinic Expansion Phase II"

This grant would allow the ongoing Palliative Care Program to expand outpatient clinic services within oncology and primary care.
Project Start Date: June 2017



$200,000 | 24 Months
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center

Alan Roth
"Implementation of a Comprehensive Advanced Care Planning (ACP) Program"

This grant will help fund a comprehensive Advance Care Planning program that will provide necessary training for healthcare providers in order to expedite care conversations much earlier in the disease trajectory for patients with serious illness.
Project Start Date: September 2016



$120,000 | 18 Months
Jewish Association for Services for the Aged

Arielle Basch
"Peer Navigation Program"

This program will teach community members necessary skills to self-manage diabetes, with the goal of reducing prevalence rates and hospitalizations.
Project Start Date: April 2016



$170,000 | 24 Months
Lifetime Arts

Maura O'Malley
"Catalyzing Creative Aging in NYC Senior Service Organizations"

This grant will facilitate senior service organizations to develop and implement Creative Aging programming.
Project Start Date: January 2017



$190,000 | 24 Months
Maimonides Medical Center

Stuart Kaufer
"Expanding Social Work Services in Palliative Care"

This grant would allow for the expansion of the Pain and Palliative Care program.
Project Start Date: July 2017



$75,000 | 12 Months
Medicare Rights Center, Inc.

Rachel Bennett
"New York State of Health Transitions for Older New Yorkers: Service, Education, and Advocacy"

This program will help older adults transition to Medicare and provide education and support for common issues.
Project Start Date: May 2016



$147,500 | 24 Months
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Linda DeCherrie
“Community Paramedicine”

This program will reduce unnecessary ER visits by increasing the use of paramedicine, non-transport visits through telemedicine coordination of care between paramedics and primary care physicians.
Project Start Date: July 2015

 

 

$235,000 | 24 Months
Mount Sinai Hospital-Queens

Stella Rubina
"Palliative Care Education and Service in the Outpatient Setting"

This grant would fund the addition of a Nurse Practioner and administrative assistant to expand the existing Palliative Care Program.
Project Start Date: April 2017



$120,000 | 36 Months
Museum of Modern Art

Francesca Rosenberg
“Prime Time”

This program will develop a model for how museums can support a fulfilling aging process with programming that fosters creativity and connectedness.
Project Start Date: July 2014



$100,000 | 36 Months
National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped

Jen Koberstein
"New York Donated Dental Services (DDS) Program"

This grant would allow expansion of the DDS program and greater utilization of volunteer dentists.
Project Start Date: July 2016



$130,000 | 24 Months
New York Legal Assistance Group, Inc.

Randye Retkin
"Palliative Care Advocacy Project"

This project will establish new legal clinics at MJHS and CancerCare to expand its services to patients receiving palliative care services.
Project Start Date: December 2015

 

 

$178,000 | 24 Months
New York Legal Assistance Group, Inc

Randye Retkin
"Older Veterans Legal Clinic"

This grant will fund a full-time attorney to expand their legal services for older veterans.
Project Start Date: March 2017



$207,000 | 36 Months
New York Presbyterian Hospital

Craig Blinderman
"Nursing and Social Work Champion Program"

This project will develop a training program in palliative care, specifically in the fields of nursing and social work at the uptown campus.
Project Start Date: November 2014

 

 

$200,000 | 24 Months
New York University

James Pace
"Healthy Aging Collaboration: A Social Ecology Model"
 

Healthy Aging Collaboration will help older adults living in NYU housing continue to live safely, confidently, and independently in their homes.
Project Start Date: November 2015



$110,000 | 18 Months
New York University Langone Medical Center

Jennifer Scherer
"Renal Supportive Care Clinic"
 

A model to help older adults living in NYU housing continue to live safely, confidently and independently in their homes.
Project Start Date: January 2016

 

 

$163,000 | 24 Months
New York University Langone Medical Center

Corita Grudzen
"Nurse-led Telephonic Palliative Care"

This grant would fund a nurse-led telephone palliative care case management program.
Project Start Date: December 2017



$148,000 | 24 Months
North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Inc.
Ruby Sharma
"Improving Quality of Life for Older Adults with Cancer: An Outpatient Collaborative Team Model for an Innovative Geriatric Oncology Model”
 

This program will help meet the needs of older cancer patients by developing a Geriatric Oncology Team, which will serve patients via care assessments, coordinating treatment options, and follow-up visits.

Project Start Date: April 2015 



$200,000 | 24 Months
North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Inc.
Tara Liberman
"The GAP/ED Project: Improving Care for Frail Elderly Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department”
 

This program will reduce the readmission rate for elderly patients by means of multidisciplinary care, support services, education, and follow-up.

Project Start Date: September 2015 



$150,000 | 24 Months
North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Inc.
Jonathan Washko
"Mobile Integrated Healthcare: On-Demand Clinical Response for High-Risk Community Dwelling Patients”
 

This project will allow patients to be treated in their own homes rather than depending upon unnecessary emergency department visits.

Project Start Date: February 2016 



$150,000 | 18 Months
Northwell, Inc.

Mitchel Jacobs
"Expansion of Palliative Medicine at Forest Hills Hospital: Improving the Care of Older Patients with Advanced and Chronic Disease"

This grant would allow Long Island Jewish Forest Hills to expand their palliative care services and programs.
Project Start Date: February 2017



$150,000 | 24 Months
Osborne Association

Laura Roan
"Elder Re-Entry Initiative for Rikers Island Jail"

This grant will support the expansion of the Elder Re-Entry Initiative to Rikers Island.
Project Start Date: March 2017



$142,000 | 18 Months
Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute, Inc. (PHI)

Jodi Sturgeon
"Piloting Palliative Care for Long-Term Care Clients"

This grant will allow PHI to collaborate with Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) to implement a program in three home care agencies to provide and improve palliative care for individuals and older adults living with disabilities
Project Start Date: November 2016



$165,000 | 24 Months
Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation

Lorraine Breuer
"Companion Till the End"

This grant will fund a program of volunteer doulas to help older patients and families through the end-of-life process.
Project Start Date: March 2017



$130,000 | 24 Months
Project Renewal, Inc.

Robin Berman
"Helping Older People Engage (HOPE)"

This program provides services in supportive housing to formally homeless, low-income older adults with mental illness and/or substance use disorders.
Project Start Date: September 2017



$145,000 | 24 Months
Quality Services for the Autism Community (QSAC)

Lisa Veglia
"Supporting Seniors with Autism"

This grant will fund the expansion of a Samuels funded pilot program, which provides tailored support to seniors with autism.
Project Start Date: August 2017



$110,000 | 24 Months
Queens Borough Public Library

Madlyn Schneider
"Expanding Older Adult Service 2.0"

This project will expand the older adult service program to additional libraries.
Project Start Date: January 2017



$147,000 | 24 Months
Riverdale Senior Services, Inc.

Julia Schwartz-Leeper
"Professionalizing Volunteer Services"

This project aims to grow the volunteer program by hiring a full time Volunteer Coordinator.
Project Start Date: October 2016



$75,000 | 24 Months
Riverstone Senior Life Services

Carmen Nunez
“The Memory Center Saturday Program”

This program will expand a social adult day care program to include Saturdays.
Project Start Date: May 2015



$73,000 | 14 Months
Riverstone Senior Life Services

Ilana Dunner
"Health Home Program"

This grant will fund the hiring of a dedicated social worker as a link between Riverstone and NYP's Health Home.
Project Start Date: October 2017



$170,000 | 15 Months
Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton Community Health Center

Ellen Birenbaum
"Ensuring Quality Care for Elderly and Aging Patients"

This grant will fund geriatric training to current staff and a dedicated geriatric social worker.
Project Start Date: June 2017



$166,000 | 18 Months
Service Program for Older People, Inc. (SPOP)

Nancy Harvey
"SAGE Clinic Satellite Site & Caregiver Support"

This grant will provide support for the development of a Clinic Satellite Site at the SAGE Center in order to better provide geriatric mental health services as well as provide therapy for caregivers in Manhattan.
Project Start Date: March 2017



$100,000 | 24 Months
Sunnyside Community Services, Inc.

Andrea Thomas
"DSRIP Specialist and Database Merger"

This grant will fund a DSRIP specialist and assistance with upgrading database integration to enhance Sunnysides ability to be an active participant and beneficiary of new payment mechanisms..
Project Start Date: October 2016



$164,000 | 36 Months
Union Settlement Association

David Nocenti
"Senior Services Volunteer Coordinator"

This grant would fund a Volunteer Coordinator to expand their Senior Services program.
Project Start Date: January 2017



$195,000 | 18 Months
Urban Health Plan, Inc.

Paloma Hernandez
"The Center for Healthy Aging"

This grant will allow UHP to develop a dedicated medical support program for their elderly patients.
Project Start Date: September 2016



$100,000 | 12 Months
VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Nancy Miller
"Improving the Capacity of VISIONS Staff to Address Needs of Blind Older Adults"

This grant will help fund two staff training programs to enhance client services and increase revenues.
Project Start Date: March 2017



$100,000 | 24 Months
Young Women's Christian Association of Brooklyn

Martha Kamber
“Resident Service Coordinator”

The Coordinator will support older residents so that they can live well independently at the YWCA.
Project Start Date: November 2015

 

 

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