Lisa Peyton-Caire: The Foundation for Black Women's Wellness
11.27.2019 - By True Stories of Good People
13 years ago, Lisa’s mother died at the age of 64 from congestive heart failure in a tiny hospital room in Virginia. Her mother’s death reflected a disturbing and persistent trend in communities across the United States – that black women die every day at alarming and disproportionate rate, and at far younger ages than their peers from largely preventable illnesses. This tragic loss made Lisa notice that not a lot was being done to address this terrible trend — so she did something about it herself.