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

NPT Reports: Aging Matters “Loneliness and Isolation”

NPT has released a new documentary in the Aging Matters series entitled "Loneliness and Isolation". It addresses the complicated relationship between loneliness and isolation among older adults, the negative impact that loneliness and/or isolation can have on health and longevity, and strategies to reduce or prevent their occurance.  The program premiered on [...]

By |2018-11-27T17:09:38+00:00June 1st, 2018|News|Comments Off on NPT Reports: Aging Matters “Loneliness and Isolation”

“A Heartfelt Mission”

The West End Home Foundation released a book on November 15, 2017 documenting its 125-year history of serving older adults in Middle Tennessee. A Heartfelt Mission [...]

By |2018-06-01T16:56:14+00:00November 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on “A Heartfelt Mission”

Congratulations Salute to Excellence Winners!

Each year the Center for Nonprofit Management honors nonprofit agencies in Middle Tennessee for exemplary service. This year's Salute Awards Ceremony took place on October 2, 2017 at the Omni Hotel. WEHF congratulates all of the winners and gives a special recognition to the agencies that are currently receiving WEHF grant funds: The Nashville [...]

By |2017-11-20T15:50:02+00:00October 18th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Congratulations Salute to Excellence Winners!

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

WEHF Distributes $1.28 Million to Nonprofit Agencies

The West End Home Foundation has distributed $1.28 million to twenty-four nonprofit agencies serving middle TN senior adults. The awards were presented at a breakfast [...]

By |2017-07-21T15:54:49+00:00January 11th, 2017|News|Comments Off on WEHF Distributes $1.28 Million to Nonprofit Agencies

WEHF Celebrates 125 years of Community Service

The West End Home Foundation celebrated its 125th anniversary on October 13, 2016. The Old Woman's Home, later to be renamed The West End Home for Ladies was founded in 1891 to provide residential care to elderly women. (A complete history of [...]

By |2017-04-19T19:58:13+00:00October 13th, 2016|News|Comments Off on WEHF Celebrates 125 years of Community Service