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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 |2021-07-20T12:58:20+00:00July 8th, 2021|Featured 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

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 |2021-01-15T23:23:32+00:00June 16th, 2020|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