Category: Press Release

Save the date! ‘Leading on Livability: Innovation for an Age Friendly New York’ August 1-3

New York is the first state in the nation to join the Network of Age-Friendly Communities. Forward-thinking communities are increasing their focus on livability, walkability, community health, economic development and…

Seventh class of Health Leadership Fellows graduates at April 23 ceremony

Thirty-five leaders from health and human services organizations throughout western and central New York graduated from the Health Leadership Fellows program at a ceremony on April 23, 2018 at the…

Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation endows new program officer for caregiving position

The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation announced a partnership with the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York and the Michigan Health Endowment Fund along with a $2 million…

Health Foundation names four new members to Board of Trustees

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York named four new members to its Board of Trustees at its annual meeting on March 14, 2018. New western New York…

‘Pathways to School Readiness’ event to focus on barriers, opportunities facing young girls in WNY

Together with the WNY Women’s Foundation, the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York will host “Pathways to School Readiness” from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 23, 2018…

‘Health System of the Future’ presentation, panel discussion April 11

Former hospital CEO and health care “futurist” Josh Luke, Ph.D. will be the keynote speaker at the presentation and panel discussion “The Health System of the Future” from 5 to…

Health Foundation partners with state to spread Aging Mastery Program across WNY

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has partnered with the New York State Office for the Aging on a 30-month initiative to embed the National Council on…

Health Foundation announces two new team members join Syracuse office

Two new staff members have joined the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York team in its Syracuse office, Foundation President Nora OBrien-Suric announced Tuesday, February 6, 2018. Marnie…

Funding supports health-related programming at WBFO, WRVO

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has awarded grant funding to WBFO-FM in Western New York and WRVO Public Media in central New York to support health-related…

Health Foundation awards $50,000 grant to establish healthy aging framework

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has awarded a $50,000 grant to the New York State Department of Health to establish a healthy aging framework within Governor…