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Response to Governor Hochul’s 2024 State of the State Address

On Tuesday, January 9, Governor Kathy Hochul presented her annual State of the State address to fellow New Yorkers. Nora OBrien-Suric, PhD, President of the Health Foundation for Western &…

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Health Foundation Awards Over $1.7 Million in Funding for the Last Half of 2023

Funding decisions during the final half of this year included support for age-friendly health systems, a Buffalo nonprofit that works to address race-based health disparities, and a systematic process to…

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Eight Nonprofits Selected for StoryGrowing WNY 2024

Sponsored by the Health Foundation for Western & Central New York and The John R. Oishei Foundation to bolster nonprofit communications skills with a storytelling focus Eight local nonprofit organizations…

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Combating an Oral Health Crisis #TransformRuralHealth

Key takeaways The challenges:  Not enough dentists Long waiting lists Lack of preventive care Possible solutions: Including dental care coverage in health plans Approving the practice of dental therapists in…

National Family Caregivers Month: Caring for Caregivers

November is National Family Caregivers Month—a chance to recognize and honor the Americans who take care of others. At the Health Foundation for Western & Central New York, one of…