Empowering Individuals to Improve Their Hypertension Control through Peer Support
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2nd Funding Cycle Impact Award
Project Start Date: 7/1/2006
Project End Date: 6/30/2009
Original Award Amount: $450,000
Adjusted Award Amount: $433,805*
Project Goal Statement: This intervention will establish a network of peer support groups to encourage superior blood pressure control and reduce the associated risk of death and disability among elderly members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW).
*In 2009 award amounts, based on the remaining budget, were adjusted to reflect the decline in endowment asset value due to the downturn in the economy.