Elder Health Upholders
2nd Funding Cycle Development Award
Project Start Date: 7/1/2006
Project End Date: 6/30/2007
Project Goal Statement: This project aims to improve health outcomes for southeastern Wisconsin's African American older adults through the use of uniquely trained volunteers who will provide culturally appropriate health education, social support and health advocacy through churches where these volunteers and older adults are members.
Award Amount: $50,000
Primary Community Partner: Covenant Healthcare Systems, Inc.
Primary Academic Partner: Jeffrey Morzinski, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Project Progress Summary Reports:
Project Progress Report Summary July 2006 - June 2007
Project Final Report Summary
Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
Developed and distributed the Elder Health Upholders newsletter
Developed a monograph about Elder Health Upholders and its volunteers – Williams J. Removing the Health Care Barriers for African American Seniors. January 2007.