There are 6.1 million people over the age of 85 in the United States and their ranks are expected to double by 2030. About two-thirds of these seniors are homebound and do not receive routine healthcare, unless there is a program in their community like the House Call Program at The GW Medical Faculty Associates. Medicare reimbursement does not sustain the House Call program and the program maintains a lengthy waiting list of patients in need of care. The GW Medical Faculty Associates relies on the support of generous donors to sustain and grow this program to meet the needs of this vulnerable population in the Washington, DC community.
The home-based services we provide include:
There is a waiting list for our services.
Some of our current funding priorities:
If you would like to find out more about how you can support our continuing work, please call the Office of Medical Center Development at 202-994-7511. We also welcome all donations via Friends of the MFA.