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

WEHF Awards $2 Million to Nonprofit Agencies in Middle Tennessee

The West End Home Foundation held its 5th Annual Grant Awards Breakfast on Monday, January 6, 2020 at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Grant awards totaling $2 million were distributed to thirty-seven nonprofit agencies to support their work with older adults in Middle Tennessee. This annual gathering has become an opportunity for nonprofit professionals, all of [...]

By |2020-06-16T20:04:07+00:00January 27th, 2020|News|Comments Off on WEHF Awards $2 Million to Nonprofit Agencies in Middle Tennessee

Senior Ride Sumner Has Launched

Community Life Bridge, a senior service agency based in Hendersonville, TN has officially launched their new program, Senior Ride Sumner.  This new volunteer-assisted transportation program for older adults gave their first ride on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. Senior Ride Sumner is filling the gap in transportation services by pairing vetted and trained volunteer drivers with [...]

By |2020-01-27T22:35:48+00:00July 26th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Senior Ride Sumner Has Launched

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

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”