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  • Hartford Staff Title Changes Announced

    Thursday, Dec 18, 2014

    The John A. Hartford Foundation is pleased to announce title changes for two staff members, approved at the December 2014 meeting of the Board of Trustees.

  • New Grants Approved to Train Social Work Supervisors, Expand and Hone Communications Efforts, and Strengthen Philanthropy New York

    Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014

    A $1,055,297 three-year grant to the National Association of Social Workers approved recently by the John A. Hartford Foundation Board of Trustees will launch an advanced training program that equips social work supervisors with the geriatric knowledge and supervisory skills they need to help strengthen social work practice on the front lines of health care service delivery. The Board also approved a $1,951,320 three-year grant to continue and enhance the communications activities of grantees and the Foundation, and a $200,000 grant to the regional grantmaking association, Philanthropy New York.

  • HRSA Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program Fund

    Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014

    HRSA has released the Funding Opportunity Announcement for its Geriatrics Programs. HRSA has combined all of the Geriatrics Programs (GACAs, GECs, GTPD, and CGEPs) into one fund – the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP).  The application deadline is March 5, 2015.

  • Amy Berman in Washington Post on Living Well with Breast Cancer

    Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014

    The Hartford Foundation's Senior Program Officer Amy Berman was recently featured in the Washington Post on living with stage IV inflammatory breast cancer and choosing treatment that supports her quality of life.  In the piece, she notes how she has used Choosing Wisely's recommendations to help manage her spreading cancer. 

  • Cambia Health Foundation Announces $10 Million Endowment to the Palliative Care Center of Excellence at UW Medicine in Seattle

    Friday, Dec 5, 2014

    Earlier this week, Cambia Health Foundation announced a $10 million endowment to the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle for its Palliative Care Center of Excellence. The gift will secure the future of the center to continue employing research and education to improve quality of life for patients who need palliative care. The center will be renamed the "Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence.

  • Community Catalyst's New Report Addresses Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Duals Demonstration

    Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014

    Hartford grantee Community Catalyst released a new paper which examines provisions in the documents guiding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid's Dual Eligible Demonstration projects as they relate to addressing racial and ethnic health disparities.  The report lays out a set of recommendations to move toward achieving health equity for dual eligibles.

  • National Institutes of Health Has Announced Three Funding Opportunities Through Hartford AAIM/ASP Grant

    Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) just announced three funding opportunities spawned by the NIA U13-ASP/AAIM Diabetes and Cardiovascular Complications in Older Adults Symposium. The research agenda-setting symposium was co-sponsored by the John A. Hartford Foundation through it’s "Integrating Geriatrics into the Specialties of Internal Medicine: Moving Forward from Awareness to Action" which seeks to achieve the goal of embedding geriatrics and gerontology into the specialties of internal medicine by expanding research efforts through National Institutes of Health meetings, continuing professional development of T. Franklin Williams Scholars, and putting resources to work constructively.

  • Better Caregiving, Better Lives: The John A. Hartford Foundation Story Contest

    Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014

    Are you a family caregiver of on older adult or a health care provider who works with caregivers? Share your story about challenges and solutions and help others achieve better caregiving and better lives. As part of the John A. Hartford Foundation’s efforts to improve the health of older adults, we encourage our grantees, colleagues in the field of aging and health, and the broader public to share stories about the problems older adults and their families experience in our health care system and, even more importantly, solutions to those problems.