With an unprecedented number of Central Floridians struggling to make ends meet, the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF) has approved two grants totaling $200,000 to support local organizations that are working to keep up with the increasing need for food and other basic services. WPHF recently approved a $100,000 grant to the Second Harvest Food [...]
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A $30,000 grant from Grantmakers in Aging, matched by a grant from the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF) and other funders from around the state, will enable the Florida Philanthropic Network to engage a variety of Florida funders in education and awareness activities designed to increase grant making focused specifically on aging. WPHF will work [...]
The Florida Pioneer Network’s 15-month pilot culture change program, only in its second quarter, already is getting attention from the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living (CEAL) and others. CEAL is a non-profit collaborative of eleven national organizations including notably AARP, the Alzheimer’s Association, the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging. The [...]
Residents at The Plymouth Apartments in Winter Park will get a computer lab, thanks to a $5,800 grant approved by the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF) through its Older Adults Work Group. Work group members approved the grant to the Winter Park Housing Authority to fund the purchase of two personal computers and software.
Some 85 older adults attended the “Stay Healthy, Stay Active, Avoid a Fall” event held September 28 at the Winter Park Garden Club featuring Dr. Ariel Cole, Director of Florida Hospital’s Geriatric Fellowship Program. The event was funded as part of the one-year, $46,000 Winter Park Health Foundation Falls Prevention Pilot Program grant awarded to [...]