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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 |2021-11-04T16:08:12+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
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