Category: News

Grants Awarded in 2019

Health Foundation Awards Nearly $1.9 Million in Recent Grants

In the second half of 2019 (June through December), the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York awarded grants totaling more than $1,850,000 to support programs that improve the…

Health Leadership Fellows

Applications Now Accepted for Cohort 10 of the Health Leadership Fellows Program

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York is now accepting applications from leaders in western and central New York who are interested in participating in the next cohort…

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Looking Ahead: Health Care for All New Yorkers

by Nora OBrien-Suric, Ph.D. President Traditionally, the end of the calendar year is a time for reflection and planning. In that spirit, and to commemorate International Universal Health Coverage Day…

Health Foundation Awards Grants to Three Counties to Develop Age-Friendly Centers of Excellence

Grants support New York State’s Age-Friendly NYS/Health Across All Policies Approach FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2019 For more information, contact Kerry Jones Waring, Communications and Public Relations Officer (716)…

Family Caregiver

Celebrating and Supporting Caregivers in Our Community

by Ken Genewick Program Officer for Caregiving November is National Family Caregivers Month, an opportunity to recognize those who selflessly provide care for someone with an illness or disability. Millions…

Diane and Nora headshots

Health Foundation Leadership to Share Knowledge with National Audience at Grantmakers in Aging Conference

Pictured left to right: Diane Oyler, Ph.D., and Nora OBrien-Suric, Ph.D. New York, NY – Members of the management team at the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York…

Nora OBrien-Suric

Our View: What to Know About the DSRIP Extension, and How You Can Help Shape It

by Nora OBrien-Suric, President As advocates for better health care for all residents of New York, we encourage our colleagues to join us in playing a role in the development…

AARP New York Summit 2019

Equity and Livability: Health Foundation Hosts Workshop with AARP New York

On Monday, Sep. 23, the Health Foundation hosted a workshop to kick off AARP New York’s third annual Leading on Livability Summit. The workshop, led by Dr. JaNay Queen Nazaire,…

AARP Racial Disparities Report

Our View: Making Our Communities Livable for All New Yorkers

By Nora OBrien-Suric, Ph.D., President and Randy Hoak, Associate State Director, AARP New York It seems like it should be self-evident, but for a community in our state to truly…

Health Foundation Names Kerry Jones Waring Communications and Public Relations Officer

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has hired Kerry Jones Waring as communications and public relations officer, a newly created position for the Foundation. In this role,…