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MENTAL HEALTH & OLDER ADULTS: AN EDUCATIONAL SERIES

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
55927
Program Year/Program:
2001 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
2R44MH060042-02
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
STATE OF THE ART, INC.
STATE OF THE ART, INC. 2201 WISCONSIN AVE NW WASHINGTON, DC 20007-4143
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2001
Title: MENTAL HEALTH & OLDER ADULTS: AN EDUCATIONAL SERIES
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $730,523.00
 

Abstract:

DESCRIPTION: The proposed project is a health promotion series to support older adults and their caregivers by providing needed information on maintaining good mental health through the aging process, specifically about the diseases of depression, substance abuse, and dementia, treatment options, and caregiver interventions. In Phase I, the creative plans for the materials were developed and researched for effectiveness. Phase II products will include; three videotapes and accompanying print booklets, two sets for a general audience of older adults 65 and older and their caregivers and one set specifically targeted toward caregivers, and an Internet module. Production of the Phase II products will incorporate Phase I findings into the production of three broadcast quality videotapes, design and printing of the three booklets, and the development of a prototype interactive Internet module. Before completion, these materials will be reviewed by the Board of Advisors and focus group tested with target audiences and health professionals to ensure that each product meets the informational as well as the supportive needs of older adults and their caregivers. The video, print, and website materials will then be quantitatively tested with older adults and their caregivers to measure effectiveness and impact on overall health education and support. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: The complete educational packages will be marketed to older adults and their caregivers through physicians, mental health professionals, caregivers and organizations that serve older adults. State of the Art, Inc., has successfully marketed several other video/print packages through similar distribution channels and already has contacts and established relationships to assist in marketing.

Principal Investigator:

H. G. Watts

Business Contact:


2025370818
OFFICE@STATEART.COM
Small Business Information at Submission:

STATE OF THE ART, INC.
4455 CONNECTICUT AVE NW, STE B-2 WASHINGTON, DC 20008

EIN/Tax ID: 521254647
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No