Women of Means, a nonprofit that focuses on offering the elderly, homeless women preventive care outside of the hospital, have found a solution by way of a program that will improve the care homeless people receive while reducing the expense to hospitals and taxpayers.
The program aims to not only provide women with an unintimidating forum in which to talk to doctors, it seeks to avoid having these women ó many of whom have health troubles from years of living on the street ó make frequent visits to the emergency room, which can be expensive.Read the Entire Article
Federal Programs Related to - Preventive Health
Programs designed for promotion of health and prevention of disease. Booster Shots; Childhood Immunizations; Community Health Promotion; Community Wellness Programs; Flu Shots; Foreign Travel Shots; Harm Reduction; Health Fairs; Health Maintenance Programs; Health Promotion; Health Promotion Programs; Health Screening; Hepatitis B Shots; Immunization Programs; Inoculation Programs; Mass Health Screening; Mass Screening; Neonatal Screening; Pneumonia Shots; Prevention & Control; Preventive Medicine; Primary Prevention; Travel Shots; Travel Vaccinations; Vaccination Programs; Wellness Programs; Workplace Health Promotion; Workplace Wellness Programs; Worksite Wellness Programs
Federal Programs Related to - Residential Care
Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of their age or disability, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living. Foster Care for Adults with Disabilities; Foster Care for Disabled Adults; Foster Care for People with Disabilities
Federal Programs Related to - Senior Residential Facilities Programs
Residential facilities for older adults who are unable to function in an independent living environment. Adult Foster Care; Assisted Living; Continuing Care Retirement Communities; Life Care Communities; Senior Residential Care Homes; CCRC's; Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly; Senior Board & Care
Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless
Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.