Elder Health Upholders
1st Funding Cycle Planning Award
Project Start Date: 4/1/2005
Project End Date: 3/31/2006
Award Amount: $24,000
Project Goal Statement: This project aims to improve the health outcomes for southeastern Wisconsin's African American older adults through the use of uniquely trained volunteers. These volunteers will provide culturally appropriate health education, social support and health advocacy through churches where these volunteers and older adults are members. The project will recruit volunteers, develop a curriculum, and implement two programs.