for the program.
Besides promoting the community's health through various screening
programs, those in the Older Adult Health Ministry provide "a caring,
holistic, Christian ministry incorporating body, mind and spirit."
The grant will allow a minister of pastoral care, part-time physicians
and a part-time health promotions person will be added to the ministry.
QueensCare, a public benefit charity, awarded the grant to the
ministry. QueensCare was funded in 1998 from the sale of Qyeen of
Angels-Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center.
The assets of the group are used to provide a "health-care safety net"
for the low-income uninsured people in the county.
Lutheran Health is a nonprofit organization that serves five Lutheran
congregations: First Lutheran, St. Matthew's, Salem, Zion and Lutheran
Church in the Foothills in La Canada.
For more information, call Nelson at 209-9535.