The Henry L. Hillman Foundation launched the $2 million Healthy Aging Challenge in February to encourage community proposals for transformational, equitable, and scalable opportunities to benefit the region’s aging population.
After reviewing the submissions with a volunteer panel of experts and peers, we're pleased to announce the selected awardees and their projects:
- Allegheny Health Network, AHN Aging Brain Care Program and Dementia Super Network: building a program that wraps counseling and supports around dementia caregivers using an evidence-based model from Indiana University and experience from local experts.
- Presbyterian SeniorCare Network, Collaborative Wellness Model for Low-Income Supportive Housing Residents: demonstrating a care management framework for at-risk seniors in low-income supportive housing, integrating primary care and age-friendly evidence-based practices with Presbyterian SeniorCare Network’s current service coordination program.
- University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Regional Dementia Caregiver Training and Employment Program: increasing the skilled dementia caregiver workforces across all communities of Allegheny County.
- Vintage, Inc. and Macedonia FACE, The Wise Neighbor Project: Promoting wellness through trusted engagement: providing community-based, trusted and culturally responsive services that help elders improve the social determinants of their health and age in place.