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+00:00 June 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 October 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+00:00 July 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+00:00 April 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 October 13th, 2016|News|Comments Off on WEHF Celebrates 125 years of Community Service

Alive Hospice Breaks Ground in Murfreesboro

Alive Hospice held a ground breaking ceremony on August 17, 2016 at the site of the planned Murfreesboro Residence. The West End Home Foundation contributed to the capital campaign for this vitally needed expansion to better serve Murfreesboro and surrounding communities. Sallie King Norton, WEHF Board member put on [...]

By | 2017-04-28T19:32:23+00:00 August 17th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Alive Hospice Breaks Ground in Murfreesboro

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+00:00 January 11th, 2016|News|Comments Off on The West End Home Foundation Awards $1.683 Million to Nonprofits Serving Seniors