The Mother Cabrini Health Foundation which was formed from the assets of the non- profit, Catholic-related Fidelis Insurance company when it was sold and privatized has announced the first round of its health care grants totaling about $150 million funding about 500 projects statewide. $18 million was given to projects directly supporting aging projects.
Among the many interesting grants for aging services in the community are:
$340,000 to Mercy Care for the Adirondacks for its Age Friendly Communities Initiative,
$75,321 to Lifespan in Rochester for its Finger Lakes Healthcare Elder Justice Specialist Project;
$1 million to the Jewish Association of Services in New York City for its Caring Link program to help seniors with referrals and support to avoid isolation
$373,076 to Catholic Charities of the Albany Diocese for its Aging Life Care Services Project.
$1,750,000 ArchCare PACE programs
$79,623 to Interfaith Works of Central New York for its Senior Services One to One Program
$117,396 to the Medicare Rights Center for its benefits enrollment for low income persons
$175,000 to St. Peters Hospital Foundation, Albany for Improving the Pathway to Healing: Connecting Older, Vulnerable Individuals to Spiritual ResourcesLike