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Nashville Property Tax Assistance for Older Adults

Metro Nashville offers two property tax assistance programs for elderly and disabled low-income homeowners in Davidson County. The Property Tax Relief program provides reimbursement for all or part of the taxes for homeowners whose incomes did not exceed $29,860 in 2018. A Property Tax Freeze is available for homeowners whose incomes did not exceed $42,620. The [...]

By |2020-06-16T20:03:55+00:00June 16th, 2020|Featured News|Comments Off on Nashville Property Tax Assistance for Older Adults

Room In The Inn: Supporting Nashville’s most Vulnerable Neighbors

In recent years, Room In The Inn has worked to grow & evolve our response to the needs of aging adults who are experiencing homelessness. As the Baby Boom generation ages and as Nashville’s housing market becomes more and more limited for those with lower incomes, we have seen an increase in the number [...]

By |2020-02-24T22:56:50+00:00February 24th, 2020|Project Spotlight|Comments Off on Room In The Inn: Supporting Nashville’s most Vulnerable Neighbors

Reframing Aging – A Workshop for Leaders and Advocates

  Reframing Aging – A Workshop for Leaders and Advocates was held on March 8, 2019. This one-day seminar focused on how we can work together to change the conversation about older adults in middle Tennessee and influence public understanding to create a more just, inclusive and age-friendly society. The Reframing Aging approach, [...]

By |2019-07-26T16:00:01+00:00March 25th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Reframing Aging – A Workshop for Leaders and Advocates

Historical marker dedicated in honor of the Old Woman’s Home

The West End Home Foundation recently was pleased to announce the dedication of a historical marker to pay tribute to the Old Woman’s Home, a Nashville institution founded in 1891. A dedication ceremony took place on Monday, November 5. The program included remarks made by Mayor Briley, Jim Forkum, Chairperson of the Historical Commission, [...]

By |2019-01-23T19:50:24+00:00November 27th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Historical marker dedicated in honor of the Old Woman’s Home

91 year-old is the new face of The Nations

Australian street artist Guido van Helten has converted an old brick grain silo into a piece of art depicting The Nations neighborhood. As he researched the project, he visited St. Luke's Community House and found his inspiration for the mural within their walls. Lee Estes, a 91 year-old native Nashvillian has lived his entire life in The Nations. [...]

By |2017-11-20T14:34:17+00:00July 14th, 2017|News|Comments Off on 91 year-old is the new face of The Nations

NPT Aging Matters: Aging & the Workplace

A new documentary in the NPT Aging Matters series entitled "Aging & the Workplace" will premier on Thursday, April 27 at 8:00 pm. The West End Home Foundation provided funding for the production of this and other award winning NPT documentaries that address critical issues impacting our aging population."The [...]

By |2017-05-01T14:25:48+00:00April 25th, 2017|News|Comments Off on NPT Aging Matters: Aging & the Workplace

The West End Home Foundation Awards $1.683 Million to Nonprofits Serving Seniors

The West End Home Foundation Board of Directors has announced its 2016 grant awards. The mission of the Foundation is to improve the quality of life of seniors through support of nonprofit organizations that provide advocacy, food, housing, health and transportation services to seniors. Grant awards totaling $1,683,000 have been distributed to twenty-eight agencies serving [...]

By |2017-05-01T14:27:17+00:00January 11th, 2016|News|Comments Off on The West End Home Foundation Awards $1.683 Million to Nonprofits Serving Seniors

The West End Home Foundation Hires First Executive Director

The West End Home Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Dianne Oliver has been named the organization's first Executive Director. The West End Home Foundation was founded in 1891 to provide housing and care to older women in Nashville and has transitioned into a private charitable foundation that provides financial support to [...]

By |2017-04-27T17:34:09+00:00January 1st, 2016|News|Comments Off on The West End Home Foundation Hires First Executive Director