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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.

Health News Roundup

Liz Seegert shares the latest medical research, legislation and breakthroughs that can make a difference in your  life.

Health experts are talking about…

…how drinking coffee may help us live longer.
…strategies for managing chronic pain.
…why having a regular doctor is important.

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Arts

Cinema

  • The Straight Story - 1999, USA, 112 min. A chasm, caused by slights long forgotten, separates Alvin Straight (Richard Farnsworth in an Oscar-nominated performance) and his brother, Lyle (Harry Dean Stanton). When Alvin learns
  • Unforgiven - This is the masterpiece that escalated Clint Eastwood’s rise into the cinematic pantheon.

Fiction

Nonfiction

Children’s Books

  • The Hello, Goodbye Window - A preschool-age girl explains that she has named her grandparents’ cheery kitchen window the Hello, Goodbye Window because it’s where everyone says hello and goodbye.
  • Granny Torrelli Makes Soup - By Sharon Creech, with black-and-white illustrations by Chris Raschka - HarperCollins, 2003  For all of her 12 years, Rosie has been best friends with Bailey, the blind boy next door. Bailey often comes