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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 |2022-05-23T17:05:57+00:00May 16th, 2022|Featured 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 |2021-10-27T21:31:16+00:00October 27th, 2021|Featured 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 |2021-11-03T04:04:17+00:00September 15th, 2021|Featured News|Comments Off on WEHF Welcomes Our New Program Officer

FiftyForward Exchange welcomes Dianne Oliver Executive Director of The West End Home Foundation

FiftyForward Patricia Hart Building Director Sharie Loik Goodman recently sat down with Dianne Oliver, executive director of The West End Home Foundation, to discuss the ways to reframe and combat ageism. While only two percent of national philanthropic dollars are dedicated to aging-specific programs, nearly 20 percent of the population is over 60 years [...]

By |2021-10-27T18:34:46+00:00July 8th, 2021|News|Comments Off on FiftyForward Exchange welcomes Dianne Oliver Executive Director of The West End Home Foundation

Nashville Public Television receives award for Aging Matters: Companionship & Intimacy

Nashville Public Television received an award for Aging Matters: Companionship & Intimacy during the 35th Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards held virtually on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. NPT won in the documentary/topical category, with statuettes going to Will Pedigo and Jason Code. Aging Matters: Companionship & Intimacy covers various kinds of relationships and intimacy issues, including romantic companionship [...]

By |2021-07-08T14:14:00+00:00March 4th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Nashville Public Television receives award for Aging Matters: Companionship & Intimacy

Nashville Public Library Provides Digital Literacy Programs

The Nashville Public Library’s (NPL) Digital Literacy Initiative, which was launched in recent years, is designed to help Nashvillians gain access to online information, entertainment and crucial community services. In 2017, NPL added the Digital Inclusion for Seniors program to teach older adults the skills needed to navigate the online world. The West End [...]

By |2021-02-23T15:32:41+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Project Spotlight|Comments Off on Nashville Public Library Provides Digital Literacy Programs

The West End Home Foundation Receives 2021 Sage Award

The West End Home Foundation has been named a recipient of the prestigious Sage Award from AgeWell Middle Tennessee. Since 1991, the Sage Awards have been presented to an outstanding group of recipients who have demonstrated longstanding service to their neighbors and their communities. The 2021 Sage Award recipients include seven organizations or mature [...]

By |2021-03-23T19:11:04+00:00January 25th, 2021|News|Comments Off on The West End Home Foundation Receives 2021 Sage Award
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