A Legacy of Literacy and Love with Heartwood Ethics Curriculum Creator Ellie Childs

Each day at Winchester Thurston, a young Eleanore Nix would read the school's credo emblazoned on the stairwell wall: "Think also of the comfort and the rights of others." This mantra would act as a moral compass for Nix (who would lat...
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Intergenerational Reading Program Closes its First Chapter

As the GRAN Intergenerational Reading Program wrapped in July, participants and partners celebrated the program's success with a virtual finale event. Since kicking off on October 17 of last year, the GRAN program trained and matc...
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The new Senior Civic Academy will Equip Senior Activists

Critical services for frail seniors are under threat in Pennsylvania. We're going to see the closure of some of our better nursing homes and long-term care providers if something isn't done to address the decrease in funding for Medica...
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JHF’S intergenerational reading program launches in Hazelwood

Amid laughter and high spirits, JHF's intergenerational reading program GRAN kicked off at two after-school programs in Hazelwood last month. Created with help of a $100,000 grant from the Heinz Endowments, GRAN matches volunteers ages...
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Recent social work/public health graduates join Jewish Healthcare Foundation

Kylea Covaleski, MPH, MSW, is a Program Assistant primarily focused on Senior Connections. Previously she worked as a program coordinator for the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Project at the University of Pittsburgh, as a graduate re...
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