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Strengthening Medicare is More Important Than Ever

By Nora OBrien-Suric, PhD President July 30 marks the 56th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing into law the amendment that created Medicare, the federal health insurance program for…

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…

A Closer Look at Our Strategic Plan: Communities and Health Systems are Working Collaboratively to Become Age-Friendly

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…

Older Americans Month Spotlight: Dr. Sharon A. Brangman, a Champion for Older Adults

Photo courtesy of Upstate Medical University May is Older Americans Month. This year’s national theme, Communities of Strength, speaks to the Health Foundation’s commitment to supporting programs and resources that…

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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…