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Student Assisted Independent Living

Resource type: Grants

Granted to Foundation for Long Term Care, Inc.


To support the project “”Student Assisted Independent Living (SAIL),”” (formerly entitled “”Community Care for the Aging: A Service-Learning Approach””). The goal of the project is to establish, support, and evaluate four to six new consortia of colleges and elder-care agencies designed to: 1) enhance the ability of the elderly to live independently; and 2) educate college students about aging and aging policy.

Grant Amount


Year Awarded



36 Months

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Global Impact:

United States

Historical Programme Affiliations:


Foundation Center Themes:

Home Care Services, Higher Education

Foundation Center Approaches:

Program Expansion, Program Evaluation, Volunteer Development