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Health Foundation expands Cavity Free Kids initiative

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has awarded grants of $110,000 each to Holy Cross Head Start, Inc. and Cattaraugus Wyoming Counties Project Head Start to expand…

Grantmakers in Aging selects Ann F. Monroe as Board chair

Ann F. Monroe, president of the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York, has been named chair of the board at Grantmakers in Aging, a national philanthropic organization that…

Health Foundation hires Rosenthal as new policy fellow

Michael Rosenthal has joined the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York as a policy fellow intern in the Syracuse office, Health Foundation President Ann F. Monroe announced Tuesday,…

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….

Hospitalization rates for falls decrease significantly for counties in Step Up to to Stop Falls program

An independent evaluation has shown that counties that participated in the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York’s Step Up to Stop Falls initiative experienced significant decreases in the…