Category: Older Adults

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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…

National Falls Prevention Awareness Week 2020: How Clinicians and Community-Based Programs Play a Role

At the Health Foundation, we are dedicated to ensuring that older adults are able to live high quality lives in their communities, and helping them maintain their dignity and independence….

RAPP Get Together Grandparent and Child

Grandparents Day 2020: Being There for Kinship Caregivers in Exceptional Times

Pictured: Participants in PEACE Inc.’s R.A.P.P. programs Grandparents Day 2020 (September 13) is the opportunity to recognize and celebrate the important role that grandparents play in our lives. Because older…

Foundation kicks off community conversation on caregiving at ‘Families Caring for an Aging America’ event

At least 17.7 million people in the United States are family caregivers of someone age 65 and older who needs help because of a physical, mental or cognitive impairment. Caregiving…

Autumn Means Focusing on Another “Fall”

The calendar says autumn has arrived and with it comes attention to another type of “fall” – one that will happen to 140 older adults in New York every day….