Assistance to approximately 350 indigent individuals or families who are experiencing distress due to terminal illness. Assistance to approzimately 240 individuals or families for the cost of funerals. Approximately 60 public awareness campaigns, seminars or meetings that deal with issues related to end-of-life care, which are made available to the general community. Approximately 40 support groups or grief camps for adults or children which are open to the general community.
At least two month prior to the Board of Directors meetings in June and December. Online grant applications are strongly encouraged.
Alzheimer's Assocition National Headquarters, for the reproduction and distribution of a booklet entitled "Residential Care: A Guide for Choosing a New Home," $10,000; The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, in support of the Once in a Lifetime program, an intergenerational program that brings youth and elderly nursing home and assisted living residents together in sharing and documenting the life stories of elders - and bringing to fruition the unfulfilled dreams of elderly persons, $25,000; Michigan Radio, for the creation and support of the "Senior Health Care Radio Project," which will inform listeners about current issues concerning the aging population, $30,000