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New Report from Health Foundation Highlights Disparities, Systemic Needs for Community Health in WNY’S Southern Tier

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2022 Contact: Kerry Jones Waring | kjwaring@hfwcny.org | 716-852-3030 ext. 107 Social Determinants of Health Play Significant Role in Outcomes (BUFFALO, NY) The Health Foundation…

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The Health Foundation Awards Over $1 Million in Grants in the Last Quarter of 2021

Funded projects include elder mistreatment prevention; an intercounty doula partnership program; and the continued establishment of statewide age-friendly health systems. In the last quarter of 2021, the Health Foundation for…

Statement in Response to Gov. Hochul’s 2022 State of the State

On behalf of the more than 80 organizations from across New York who publicly encouraged Gov. Kathy Hochul to launch a Master Plan for Aging, we are excited to see…

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Leaders from More than 80 Organizations Call on Governor Hochul to Launch a Master Plan for Aging in New York State

Letter urges governor to begin process for comprehensive, cross-sector healthy aging plan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kerry Jones Waring (716) 380-7319 | kjwaring@hfwcny.org BUFFALO, NY – In a letter signed…

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…

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The Case for a Master Plan for Aging in New York

The Case for a Master Plan for Aging in New York New York State ranks fourth in the nation in the number of individuals age 60 and older that call…

Health Foundation Awards Nearly $1 Million in Grants in the Second Quarter of 2021

Funded projects include early childhood programs; expanded services for older adults living at home; and an innovative approach to highlighting caregiver issues Between March 10 and June 16, 2021, the…

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Roxanne Cuebas Joins Health Foundation as Program Manager

BUFFALO & SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – The Health Foundation for Western & Central New York welcomes Roxanne Cuebas as Program Manager. In this role, Ms. Cuebas will assist in assessing…

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A Closer Look at Our Strategic Plan: Equipping Communities with Trauma-Informed Practices

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…