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January 2023 Grant Awards Announced

The West End Home Foundation has announced grant awards in the amount of $1.9 million for 2023. Thirty-nine nonprofit organizations that serve older adults in Middle Tennessee will receive grant payments in early January. Each year, grant requests far surpass the amount of funding available. According to Dianne Oliver, Executive Director, “the service demands [...]

By |2023-01-18T18:09:15+00:00January 18th, 2023|Featured News|Comments Off on January 2023 Grant Awards Announced

Internet Safety for Older Tennesseans

The West End Home Foundation kicked off 2023 by co-hosting, with Nashville Public Television, a screening of NPT's new Aging Matters documentary, "Exposing Cyber Threats". The documentary, now airing on public television stations across the state, informs viewers about internet and cell phone threats and scams along with recommendations for ensuring safety and avoiding [...]

By |2023-01-23T15:44:11+00:00January 16th, 2023|Featured News|Comments Off on Internet Safety for Older Tennesseans

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program: A Voice for the Voiceless

Mid Cumberland Human Resource Agency has a long history of service to older adults in a variety of capacities. The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is just one example of the vitally important work they do to enrich the quality of life of older Tennesseans. The mission of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman (OMB) Program is [...]

By |2022-11-08T20:49:33+00:00November 2nd, 2022|Project Spotlight|Comments Off on Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program: A Voice for the Voiceless

Grants Awarded to Help Bridge Digital Divide for Older Tennesseans

West End Home Foundation Oversees Distribution of Funds From Court Case August 03, 2022 05:42 PM Eastern Daylight Time NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The West End Home Foundation (WEHF) is pleased to announce that more than $3.76 million in grants has been awarded to agencies throughout the state to help bridge the digital divide for Tennesseans [...]

By |2023-01-17T19:49:39+00:00August 15th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Grants Awarded to Help Bridge Digital Divide for Older Tennesseans

Innovations in Aging Symposium

The last two years have seen incredible innovations and collaborations in the non-profit community as organizations have pivoted to serve the community amidst the constantly changing landscape.  The pandemic has touched all of us in one way or another and older adults have been particularly impacted.  The West End Home Foundation wanted to provide space [...]

By |2023-01-17T20:00:12+00:00May 16th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Innovations in Aging Symposium

Insight Counseling Centers

Insight Counseling Centers exists to restore lives to wholeness – mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. We delight in the opportunity to assist older adults in healing mental health struggles, emotional pain, spiritual wounds, and relationship challenges. Thanks to funding from the West End Home Foundation, Insight is able to provide counseling to older adults on [...]

By |2022-05-24T15:12:51+00:00May 16th, 2022|Project Spotlight|Comments Off on Insight Counseling Centers

FiftyForward: Enriching Lives in our Community

Written by: Susan Sizemore, Communications Director, FiftyForward When Nolan Starks contacted us in late October 2021, she was distraught because she could not make ends meet. Her worst fear was that she might lose her longtime family home. The home had been purchased, in 1899, by her father from a farmer in the community. [...]

By |2022-02-18T14:59:27+00:00February 8th, 2022|Project Spotlight|Comments Off on FiftyForward: Enriching Lives in our Community

Westminster Home Connection

Everyone should have safe, accessible and affordable housing, the cornerstone of healthy, vibrant communities. As we get older, most of us prefer to stay in our homes and continue to be active in our neighborhoods where we have lived and worked, often for decades. Westminster Home Connection makes repairs and mobility modifications to empower [...]

By |2021-11-08T15:47:45+00:00October 27th, 2021|Project Spotlight|Comments Off on Westminster Home Connection

WEHF Honored with 2021 Sage Award

The West End Home Foundation was honored by AgeWell Middle Tennessee in October as a recipient of the 2021 Sage Award. Sage Awards are given to older individuals who have made outstanding contributions to Middle Tennessee through a lifelong commitment to improving the quality of life in their communities and to organizations that [...]

By |2023-01-17T20:00:18+00:00October 27th, 2021|News|Comments Off on WEHF Honored with 2021 Sage Award

WEHF Welcomes Our New Program Officer

We are excited to announce that Chandra Allen has joined the Foundation staff to fill our new Program Officer position. Chandra is a native Nashvillian. She brings a diversity of experience in both the nonprofit and commercial sectors. Chandra has served as Director of Education, Programs, and Connections at Scarritt-Bennett Center; Customer Experience Manager at [...]

By |2023-01-17T20:00:24+00:00September 15th, 2021|News|Comments Off on WEHF Welcomes Our New Program Officer
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