Project Overview (PDF)
1st Funding Cycle Planning Award
Project Start Date: April 1, 2005
Project End Date: March 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.
Primary Community Partner: Covenant Healthcare System, Inc.
Additional Community Partner Organization Name: Milwaukee Health Services, Inc.
Primary Academic Partner: Jeffrey Morzinski, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Project Progress Report Summary April 2005 - March 2006 (PDF)
Project Final Report Summary (PDF)
Covenant Healthcare System, Inc.Milwaukee Health Services, Inc.
Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
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