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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

Paying Billions for Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug? How About Funding This Instead?

Prescriptions of Adulhem could cost $56 billion. Experts weigh in on how they would prefer to spend that money.

Arts

Cinema

  • The Lunchbox - In Mumbai, government employee Saajan Fernandes (Irrfan Khan), widowed and withdrawn, sulks toward a lonely retirement, weighed down by the prospect of old age.
  • The Hero - Lee Hayden (Sam Elliott), 71, is coasting on the fumes of a long-dormant acting career, biding time with his friend/pot dealer (Nick Offerman) in stoned, leisurely inertia.

Fiction

Nonfiction

Children’s Books