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Our View: Eligible, But Not Enrolled: Overcoming Barriers to Accessing Health Insurance

By Nora OBrien-Suric, Ph.D. President “Do I buy groceries or pay premiums? I will go to urgent care if something happens.” “I knew I’d be asked about what type of…

Our View: Early Victory Helps Build Momentum for Kids Can’t Wait Initiative

By Monica Brown, Program Officer and Pete Nabozny, Director of Policy, The Children’s Agenda     For more than two decades, New York State’s inequitable and inadequate reimbursement rates for…

Program investments totaling $3.1 million announced

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has made program investments and grants totaling nearly 3.1 million in 2019. These grant making activities reflect the Foundation’s commitment to…

HFWCNY funds multiple health-related projects for older adults and children

In the first half of 2019, the Health Foundation awarded more than $244,000 to seven local organizations, addressing issues from elder mistreatment to food insecurity to children’s education and health….

Our View: Confronting Elder Abuse Together

By Nora OBrien-Suric, Ph.D. President This Saturday, June 15, is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). Launched by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World…