AgeWell Middle Tennessee’s Eldercare Coach: Supporting Family Caregivers

As a nonprofit that champions older adults and their families and develops innovative solutions for unmet needs, AgeWell Middle Tennessee offers Eldercare Coach, providing education and care navigation support for family caregivers. With 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 everyday through 2029, eldercare is on the rise. In fact, there are over 40 million Americans [...]

By |2024-04-11T16:10:23+00:00April 11th, 2024|Featured News, Project Spotlight|Comments Off on AgeWell Middle Tennessee’s Eldercare Coach: Supporting Family Caregivers

The Nashville Food Project – January 2024

The Nashville Food Project brings people together to grow, cook, and share nourishing food with the goals of cultivating community and alleviating hunger. We use healthy food as a tool to disrupt cycles of poverty, working toward a vision of community food security where everyone in Nashville has access to the food they want [...]

By |2024-01-24T15:21:12+00:00January 24th, 2024|Project Spotlight|Comments Off on The Nashville Food Project – January 2024

HEAR Nashville

HEAR Nashville was founded in 2010 by two members of the Sertoma Club ofNashville. The Sertoma Club is a civic organization that has been in the Nashville community for over 75 years. They raise money and then donate it to other area non-profits with a focus being on non-profits that deal with communicative issues [...]

By |2023-06-12T14:28:40+00:00June 5th, 2023|Project Spotlight|Comments Off on HEAR Nashville

Creating a Multisector Plan for Aging in Tennessee Symposium Recap

Multisector Plans for Aging (MPAs) are transforming systems of care in many states across the country. Tennessee is one of ten states participating in a National Learning Collaborative to lay the groundwork for creating a Multisector Plan for Aging for our state. On Friday, May 12, 2023, The West End Home Foundation and [...]

By |2023-06-12T15:03:48+00:00May 22nd, 2023|Project Spotlight, Featured News|Comments Off on Creating a Multisector Plan for Aging in Tennessee Symposium Recap

Vanderbilt University Medical Center – April 2023

ACE Unit Becomes the First Level Two Age-Friendly Health System in Tennessee Older adults have unique needs when it comes to their health and well-being. Older adults often have more complex medical problems and as a result are more likely to be harmed by the hospital system compared to younger adults. This harm can [...]

By |2023-04-20T20:43:59+00:00April 20th, 2023|Project Spotlight|Comments Off on Vanderbilt University Medical Center – April 2023

Music For Seniors – March 2023

For 15 years, Music for Seniors has connected area musicians to older adults, providing live, interactive music programs designed to engage, entertain and educate older adults to promote their health and wellbeing. Our cornerstone Outreach programming takes place in day programs and in residential care settings, such as assisted living and memory care communities [...]

By |2023-03-10T14:02:18+00:00March 10th, 2023|Project Spotlight|Comments Off on Music For Seniors – March 2023

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program: A Voice for the Voiceless

Mid Cumberland Human Resource Agency has a long history of service to older adults in a variety of capacities. The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is just one example of the vitally important work they do to enrich the quality of life of older Tennesseans. The mission of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman (OMB) Program is [...]

By |2022-11-08T20:49:33+00:00November 2nd, 2022|Project Spotlight|Comments Off on Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program: A Voice for the Voiceless

Insight Counseling Centers

Insight Counseling Centers exists to restore lives to wholeness – mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. We delight in the opportunity to assist older adults in healing mental health struggles, emotional pain, spiritual wounds, and relationship challenges. Thanks to funding from the West End Home Foundation, Insight is able to provide counseling to older adults on [...]

By |2022-05-24T15:12:51+00:00May 16th, 2022|Project Spotlight|Comments Off on Insight Counseling Centers

FiftyForward: Enriching Lives in our Community

Written by: Susan Sizemore, Communications Director, FiftyForward When Nolan Starks contacted us in late October 2021, she was distraught because she could not make ends meet. Her worst fear was that she might lose her longtime family home. The home had been purchased, in 1899, by her father from a farmer in the community. [...]

By |2022-02-18T14:59:27+00:00February 8th, 2022|Project Spotlight|Comments Off on FiftyForward: Enriching Lives in our Community

Westminster Home Connection

Everyone should have safe, accessible and affordable housing, the cornerstone of healthy, vibrant communities. As we get older, most of us prefer to stay in our homes and continue to be active in our neighborhoods where we have lived and worked, often for decades. Westminster Home Connection makes repairs and mobility modifications to empower [...]

By |2021-11-08T15:47:45+00:00October 27th, 2021|Project Spotlight|Comments Off on Westminster Home Connection
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