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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

  • Unforgiven - This is the masterpiece that escalated Clint Eastwood’s rise into the cinematic pantheon.
  • Tokyo Story - Director Yasujirô Ozu’s domestic drama unfolds slowly; its emotional impact is timeless.

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.
  • Pictures of Hollis Woods - By Patricia Reilly Giff - Wendy Lamb, 2002. A Newbery Honor Book.  Hollis Woods is an 11-year-old orphan who loves to draw. She yearns for a real family but has run away from