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  • Senior Program Officer Rachael Watman and NHCGNE Executive Director J. Taylor Harden Pens Lead Article in The Gerontologist

    Friday, Jun 26, 2015

    Senior Program Officer Rachael Watman, MSW of the John A. Hartford Foundation and Executive Director J. Taylor Harden, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN of the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE) at the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) recently published the lead article in the latest issue of The Gerontologist titled, "The National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence: An Evolution of a Nursing Initiative to Improve Care of Older Adults." 

  • John A. Hartford Foundation and Collaborators Honored at 2015 HHS Innovates Awards

    Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015

    Secretary Burwell and Acting Deputy Secretary Mary Wakefield announced the morning of June 24, 2015 the 2015 Innovates Awards honorees at the HHS Innovates Awards ceremony in the Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Washington, D.C.The John A. Hartford Foundation along with its collaborators (Marisa Scala-Foley, ACL; Lauren Solkowski, ACL; Tim McNeill (consultant); Partners in Care Foundation; and National Association of Area Agencies on Aging) were all honored for "linking health care and community services" via the ACL Busines Acumen Learning Collaborative.

  • Call for Applications: Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Specialists' Transition to Aging Research (GEMSSTAR) Awards Program

    Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015

    The National Institute of Health (NIH) through the National Institute on Aging (NIA) will be accepting applications for the 2016 Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Subspecialists Transition to Aging Research (GEMSSTAR) awards program beginning September 7, 2015. GEMSSTAR awards program provides early career physicians up to $150,000 of direct funding (over a two-year period) to support aging research. Interested applicants have the option of submitting a Letter of Intent (LOI) prior to submitting their GEMSSTAR application to NIA.  The deadline to submit an application is October 7, 2015.

  • Call for Nominations: 2015 Grantmakers in Aging Diversity Award

    Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015

    Grantmakers in Aging (GIA) is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Grantmakers In Aging Diversity Award. GIA established the Diversity Award in 2003 to recognize national, regional, and local individuals, programs, and organizations that embrace diversity as a fundamental element in all levels of their work in aging.

  • Grantees Grudzen, Hwang Publish Early Geriatric ED Findings in Health Affairs

    Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015

    Applying palliative care principles to emergency departments may reduce the number of geriatric patients admitted to ICUs, possibly extending lives and reducing Medicare costs, according to a three-year analysis by Mount Sinai researchers published in the May edition of Health Affairs, under the journal's Aging & Health series sponsored by the John A. Hartford Foundation.  

  • Request for Nominations for Sixteen Vacancies on the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice

    Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015

    The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill at least 16 vacancies on the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP).

  • President Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN Attended Elder Justice Forum for the White House Conference on Aging

    Monday, Jun 22, 2015

    Earlier last week, the John A. Hartford Foundation's President Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, attended the Elder Justice Forum for the White House Conference on Aging, which focused on how best to address and prevent elder abuse and financial exploitation. Dr. Fulmer was part of a group of 50 advocates, physicians, prosecutors, researchers, representatives of financial institutions, and state and local government officials who joined Cecilia Muñoz, Assistant to the President and Director of the Domestic Policy Council on the convening last week in discussing the multi-faceted, multi-cultural, and multi-disciplinary approaches to combat the mistreatment of older Americans.

  • James D. Farley, Chair Emeritus of the John A. Hartford Foundation, Passes Away

    Friday, Jun 19, 2015

    James D. Farley, Chair Emeritus of the John A. Hartford Foundation Board of Trustees, passed away June 17, 2015. Mr. Farley was elected a Trustee of the Foundation in 1977 and held the position of Board Chair from 1989 through 2002.  After his retirement, he held the position of Chairman Emeritus and continued to be engaged with the work of improving health care for older Americans.  He was a powerful and positive force in setting and maintaining the Foundation’s direction and he will be dearly missed.  There will be a funeral service and Mass at Holy Childhood Church in Harbor Springs on Saturday June 27th. Pontius Flowers in Harbor Springs is coordinating receipt of flowers for the funeral service and can be reached at (231) 526-9690.