Funding for this research was provided by:
Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan HOPE Fund
University of Michigan School of Social Work Gerontology Learning Community
First Online: 12 December 2019
Compliance with Ethical Standards
: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
: All procedures in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national committee with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards. Because this research focused on community-based program evaluation and self-assessment, it was granted “not regulated” status by the University of Michigan Institutional Review Board (HUM00145365).
: Even though the program did not fall under IRB regulations, we received informed consent from all participants to anonymously share data collected in reports and publications that support further development and improvement of this and other similar programs in the future.