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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.

Kaiser Health News

Are You an Optimist? Could You Learn to Be? Your Health May Depend On It.

Yet another study is showing that your outlook on life affects how long and how well you live. The more positive you are, the better your chances.



  • Sweet Bean - In Japan, doriyaki vendor Sentarô (Masatoshi Nagase) lives in brooding isolation, running his small store with rote efficiency.
  • Chef - Middle-aged chef Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) is stuck in a simmer. He’s divorced and 3,000 miles away from his 10-year-old son



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