Mercy Housing Lakefront: 2017-2018

Mercy Housing Lakefront is a nonprofit provider of program-enriched, affordable housing serving more than 8,000 low-income residents in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana. In Chicago, Mercy Housing Lakefront provides over 1200 permanent supportive housing homes for people who have been homeless, have disabilities, or have other special needs. In addition to these challenges, many of [Read More…]

CommunityHealth: 2016-2017

Approximately one in three adults in the United States has hypertension, which increases risk of serious and fatal conditions, such as heart disease and stroke. This risk increases even further when one is uninsured and low-income, as the appropriate health care and education is often out of reach.

CommunityHealth is the nation’s largest free [Read More…]

Illinois College of Optometry: 2016-2017

The Illinois Eye Institute (IEI) at Princeton opened in 2011 as a collaboration between the Illinois College of Optometry (ICO) and the Chicago Public School (CPS) system. The need for the IEI at Princeton arose from the extraordinary number of children with untreated vision and eye health problems. The clinic sees any child from [Read More…]

CJE SeniorLife: 2016-2017

Emergency Department (ED) visits can be disruptive and take a damaging toll on older adults, especially those with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD). The unfamiliar environment and personnel, the sensory overload of lights, or strange sounds and activity can trigger negative patient behavior. Research shows these ED patients may be vulnerable to delirium [Read More…]