About Vital Options InternationalEducating and Supporting Patients’ Needs | Giving Voice to Patients and Caregivers
Vital Options International has expanded its mission to become a global health foundation focused on health education, supporting the financial needs of qualified patients and their families and giving patients and caregivers a voice.
From a culminating 30+ years as an innovative leader in patient advocacy, our expanded mission includes direct support of qualified patients, their caregivers and families across all chronic, terminal and rare conditions through the Selma Schimmel Vital Grant.
The Selma Schimmel Vital Grant is a financial support program focused on helping qualified patients and their families who are enduring a financial hardship while battling a chronic, terminal or rare condition. The Vital Grant program assist qualified patients for things like transportation to treatment, groceries and other living expenses. The program is administered in part by our partner foundations along with support from our Vital Partners who assist through donations and other capabilities.
Vital Options is and will always be committed to providing education along with giving a voice to patients, caregivers, families and healthcare professionals through our Vital Education and award winning Vital Conversation and Advocacy In Action programs. This blend of combining education, patient stories and insights from healthcare professionals provides patients and their families valuable guidance to the treatment and support they need.
Message from the VOI Board
Welcome to Vital Options International!
From a culminating 30+ years as an innovative leader in patient advocacy, today represents a pivotal chapter in the life of this organization as we look to our future of supporting patients, their caregivers and families. With new ways to support patients, a new Board of Directors and renewed energy, we are committed to our mission of generating global health education, conversations and support.
Vital Options International continues to bring you access to health education and stores from patients, medical professionals and advocates from across the globe that ultimately enlighten, engage and empower you to better understand the patient and caregiver experience and journey.
Thank you for engaging with us. We hope you’ll check back often for updates, join our community, interact through our social media, share our educational resources with others and let us know what topics you would like more information on. With your input and support, Vital Awareness of all options becomes clearer.