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2010 Grantees

Our 2010 Grantees are:

Houston, Texas

  • Gateway to Care: Support outreach, education and application assistance for Medicare Savings Programs and the Low Income Subsidy.

    Gateway to Care is a "Collaborative" comprised of more than 165 public and private safety net health systems, coalitions, advocacy groups and social service providers working together to assist the approximately 2.2 million medically indigent residents in the Greater Houston Area to receive medical care at the most appropriate setting.

  • Neighborhood Centers Inc.: Support organizational operating costs that supports programs for older adults.

    Neighborhood Centers Inc. is a 102-year-old, Houston-based non-profit organization that provides a comprehensive range of community-based programs and services for young people, families and older adults-to help them discover and develop the strengths necessary to become productive, self-sufficient individuals.

Maine

  • Southern Maine Medical Center: Purchase telehealth equipment that will allow a patient's blood pressure, pulse, temperature, weight, blood oxygen levels and blood glucose to be monitored remotely.

    Southern Maine Medical Center (SMMC) is a national healthcare system including a medical center offering excellent clinical care, a multi-specialty physician services group and a visiting nurses subsidiary.

  • Eastern Area Agency on Aging: Provide staffing for Medicare Savings Program eligibility kiosks in rural Maine.

    Eastern Area Agency on Aging (EAAA) is a source of information for area residents on subjects such as Social Security benefits, Veterans benefits, food stamps and changes to Medicare.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Interfaith Older Adult Programs: Outreach, education and application assistance for Medicare Savings Programs and the Low Income Subsidy.

    Interfaith has been incorporated in Wisconsin since 1975 as a non-profit agency whose primary purpose is to help Milwaukee County's older adults maintain their independence in their own homes and to find opportunities that allow them to share their talents and wisdom with the community.

  • Community Projects for Seniors: Purchase and deliver meals/household items to low income older adults on holidays. Community Projects for Seniors serves low-income, subsidized apartment building residents in five counties of southeastern Wisconsin (Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington, and Racine) who are over 65 or mobility challenged individuals over the age of 50.

Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Heritage Place of Indianapolis, Inc.: Support a companion program and training for older adults to learn computer skills.

    Heritage Place of Indianapolis, Inc. provides older adults with comprehensive and coordinated human services to encourage and promote healthy lifestyles, independence, well-being and quality of life.

  • CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions: Support outreach, education on Medicare Savings Programs, the Low Income Subsidy, Medicare Supplement Health Insurance, Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs) Medicare Advantage Health Plans (HMOs, PPOs) and Medicare Fraud.

    CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions is the premier source of information and resources for older adults and persons with disabilities living in Central Indiana. Through a network of agencies, service groups and volunteers, CICOA provides home care services including personal home care, home-delivered meals, home healthcare, transportation services, respite care and caregiver assistance.

Dekalb County, Georgia

  • Senior Connections: Support education and application assistance for Medicare Savings Programs and the Low Income Subsidy, to provide Meals on Wheels and build two wheel chair ramps.

    Senior Connections programs and services are available to older adults throughout Metro Atlanta and Macon. For 36 years, Senior Connections has provided quality services to older adults with the goal of having them live in their own homes for as long and as independently as possible.

  • Physicians' Care Clinic: Support a clinic that serves the uninsured population of Dekalb County, where 30% of patients are over age 50.

    The Physicians' Care Clinic (PCC) provides quality comprehensive medical care, free of cost, to low-income adults in DeKalb County who are uninsured and do not qualify for government assistance.

Richmond, Virginia

  • Senior Connections: Support health education, exercise and wellness programs for older adults and counseling and assistance with enrollment in the Low Income Subsidy and Medicare Savings Programs. Provide 250 people assistance with medication management and support start up of Compassionate Care Pharmacy for people in the coverage gap.

    Senior Connections is a private, non-profit 501(c) (3) organization and the designated Area Agency on Aging serving older Virginians, their caregivers, families and communities in the City of Richmond and the surrounding counties. The Agency provides ongoing home and community services to more than 3,500 individuals to enable older adults to live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible.

Syracuse, New York

  • Catholic Charities of Onondaga County: Support outreach, education and application assistance for Medicare Savings Programs and the Low Income Subsidy.

    Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is one of the area's leading not-for-profit human service agencies providing compassionate care and advocacy for all people in need, regardless of faith or ethnicity. Programs and services focus on children and families, at-risk youth, people who are older as well as disadvantaged, addicted and/or developmentally disabled individuals.

New York, New York

  • Institute for Puerto Rican and Hispanic Elderly (IPRHE): Provide technical assistance for grantees who are conducting outreach and enrollment in Medicare Savings Programs and the Low Income Subsidy.

    IPRHE is the largest Hispanic nonprofit organization serving the Hispanic and other ethnic/racial minority older adults and their families in New York City. IPRHE provides multilingual/multicultural information, referral and advocacy, counseling, case management, and other assistance services to older adults and their families.

Pennsylvania

  • STEP Office of Aging : Provide outreach, education and application assistance for Medicare Savings Programs and the Low Income Subsidy to people who receive Meals on Wheels.

    The Lycoming-Clinton Counties Commission for Community Action's Success Through Engagement and Partnership (STEP) Programs engage individuals, families and communities in their own strategies for success - the customers become involved directly, and truly own that which they achieve.