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Grantmaking

The Silver Century Foundation provides grants to efforts that combat ageism. We are proud to have supported these projects, among others:

  • The 2017 PBS documentary, Coming of Age in Aging America
  • The Senior Mentor/Home Visit Program at the Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • The research that produced The New Jersey Elder Economic Security Index: Addressing Basic Needs

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Quizzes

How much do you know about aging?

Take our quizzes to find out. What you learn from them may surprise you.

Kaiser Health News

Doughnut Hole is Gone, But Medicare’s Uncapped Drug Costs Still Bite into Budgets

Medications for chronic conditions are still a major drain on an older adult’s resources. It’s uncertain if this will improve any time soon.

Arts

Cinema

  • Fireflies in the Garden- Successful writer Michael (Ryan Reynolds) returns home, with great reluctance, for his mother’s college graduation. Her warmth and compassion were bright spots in Michael’s otherwise tumultuous childhood
  • Redwood Highway- Prickly Marie has reluctantly settled into comfortable isolation in a retirement community, content to live a life of cantankerous indifference. Then her soon-to-be-wed granddaughter leaves a voice-mail message

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