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Capacity building efforts help practices expand access to midwifery care

A growing number of U.S. mothers are turning to midwives for prenatal care, labor and birth.  And current research may tell us why – it shows that the midwifery model…

A message from the president of the Health Foundation

Hello, I am thrilled to be greeting you as the new president of the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York. Since the Health Foundation began more than 13…

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…

Help Me Grow awarded $1.8 million grant from Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation

The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation has awarded Help Me Grow Western New York, a program first launched by the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York, a $1.8…

Scholarships available for rural health professionals interested in geriatric and palliative medicine

The Health Foundation is funding scholarships for rural health professionals interested in attending the Intensive Update with Board Review Course in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine in New York, New York…