Featured Resources

New Archstone Report Reflects on 30 Years of Palliative Care Investment

For three decades the Archstone Foundation has focused investments on improving the care and experience of people with serious illness. Their portfolio has championed numerous palliative care and end-of-life initiatives at the local, state, and national levels. Reflecting on this body of grantmaking, the foundation has released a new legacy report that examines this work, grantee achievements, and the enduring impact of this investment.

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New RFF Foundation for Aging Issue Brief on Supporting Access to Affordable and Quality Housing

This new issue brief, “Home Front and Center: Supporting Access to Affordable and Quality Housing,” gives an overview of the rise of housing insecurity for older adults and describes some of the work the foundation is funding to promote safe and affordable housing.

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New State Palliative Care Budget and Policy Tracking Tool

The National Academy for State Health Policy has created an interactive map tracking new state palliative care legislation and related budget initiatives that are designed to promote and expand access to palliative care.

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Latest Resources

The Impact of COVID-19 on Aging and Older Adults Grantmaking Survey

To better understand how philanthropy has responded to these challenges over the course of the pandemic, Grantmakers In Health and Grantmakers In Aging launched a joint survey in November 2021 to learn how health and aging funders are addressing COVID-19 related needs among older adult populations and potential long-term impacts on future grantmaking.

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New RFF Foundation for Aging Issue Brief on Supporting Access to Affordable and Quality Housing

This new issue brief, “Home Front and Center: Supporting Access to Affordable and Quality Housing,” gives an overview of the rise of housing insecurity for older adults and describes some of the work the foundation is funding to promote safe and affordable housing.

Read More →

New Archstone Report Reflects on 30 Years of Palliative Care Investment

For three decades the Archstone Foundation has focused investments on improving the care and experience of people with serious illness. Their portfolio has championed numerous palliative care and end-of-life initiatives at the local, state, and national levels. Reflecting on this body of grantmaking, the foundation has released a new legacy report that examines this work, grantee achievements, and the enduring impact of this investment.

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New RFF Foundation Issue Brief on Investing in Caregiving

This issue brief provides an overview of the key issues around caregiver support, describes some of the work the foundation is funding to address these issues, and invites others to join them in developing the next generation of solutions to address this increasingly important issue.

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Compassionate Care to the Very End of Life

Over the past seven years, the George Family Foundation has supported organizations that encourage individuals to invest time in end-of-life discussions and planning with our loved ones and with health care teams.

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Beyond Programs: Funding Systems Change to Improve Care for All

At The Duke Endowment, we seek to improve the health status of the communities we serve and promote health equity for disadvantaged populations. This objective, which I believe is broadly shared, is challenged by the reality that unmet needs within our existing health care system far outweigh private philanthropy’s resources.

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New State Palliative Care Budget and Policy Tracking Tool

The National Academy for State Health Policy has created an interactive map tracking new state palliative care legislation and related budget initiatives that are designed to promote and expand access to palliative care.

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Moving Ahead Together: A Framework for Integrating HIV/AIDS and Aging Services

Moving Ahead Together: A Framework for Integrating HIV/AIDS and Aging Services

More than half of the 1.2 million people living with HIV in the U.S. are 50 or older. By 2030, that figure is estimated to rise to 70-percent. This new Grantmakers In Aging (GIA) report offers a detailed set of recommendations for bringing health care (HIV, geriatrics, primary, and specialty care), behavioral health care, psychosocial support, and social services into closer cooperation.

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Reports

Tufts Health Plan Foundation: November 2020

A new report offers insights from communities’ response during the COVID-19 pandemic and demonstrates their nimbleness in creating more inclusive and equitable systems to support older people.

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