Category: Caregiving

Ralph C. Wilson. Jr. Foundation and HFWCNY Announce “Exhale: The Family Caregiver Initiative” Program Launch

Media Contacts: Jillian Hammell, Crowley Webb for Exhale jillian.hammell@crowleywebb.com, 716.844.7237 Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation and Health Foundation for Western & Central New York Announce Exhale, the Family Caregiver Initiative’s…

A Closer Look At Our Strategic Plan: Family Caregivers of Older Adults Are Valued and Supported

In October 2020, the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York announced a new vision statement and strategic plan that will guide the work of the Health Foundation through…

The Health Foundation Awards $674,950 in Grants in the Third Quarter of 2021

Funded projects include caregiver respite program expansion, early childhood needs assessments, and perinatal depression prevention. In the third quarter of 2021, the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York…

Older Americans Month: Addressing Social Isolation and Loneliness During and Beyond the Pandemic

May is Older Americans Month, the opportunity to celebrate the contributions of older adults and highlight opportunities to address their most pressing issues and challenges. As we continue to navigate…

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Grantee Spotlight: West Falls Center for the Arts Memory Café

This spotlight first appeared in the Health Foundation’s 2020 Annual Report. Family caregivers typically face unique challenges. The responsibilities of that role bring physical, emotional, mental and financial stress, as…

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Grantee Spotlight: Relatives as Parents Program at PEACE, Inc.

This spotlight first appeared in the Health Foundation’s 2020 Annual Report. Family caregivers typically face unique challenges. The responsibilities of that role bring physical, emotional, mental and financial stress, as…

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Health Foundation Announces New Grants Totaling More Than $2.8 Million in Second Half of 2020

Between June and December 2020, the Health Foundation awarded new grants totaling more than $2.8 million to support programs that improve the health of people in western and central New…

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National Family Caregivers Month: Supporting Caregivers Through Crisis

November is National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM). In recognition of the unprecedented challenges caregivers are facing due to COVID-19, this year’s national theme for NFCM is Caregiving in Crisis. This…