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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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How much do you know about aging?

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

KFF Health News

Dying Broke: Long-Term Care Poll

Do you know—really know—what long-term care will cost? An informative project by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the New York Times reveals that most of us are woefully uninformed and unprepared.



  • Living - In early 1950s London, lifelong bureaucrat Mr. Williams (Bill Nighy), whose life is all rigid routine and almost comatose stoicism, receives a shattering diagnosis.
  • Space Cowboys - Forty years after he was exiled from a nascent program called NASA, engineer Frank Corvin (Clint Eastwood) is recruited to retrieve an out-of-orbit Russian satellite 



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