Jun 25

graphic of older adults supporting LGBTQIA+ initiatives

Happy Pride! Springwell welcomes and celebrates LGBTQIA+ older adults all year round!

Pride Month commemorates the anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising of 1969, widely considered the start of the modern global LGBTQIA+ civil rights movement, and celebrates the achievements, diversity, authenticity, and resilience of the rainbow community.  LGBTQIA+ older adults have lived through and helped create periods of immense social change, witnessing both progress and setbacks in […]

Jun 16

partial view of person sitting in wheelchair on Elder Abuse and Neglect poster

Education and Training Help Stop Elder Abuse

In every community, there may be older adults who are being harmed by some type of abuse. The most common types of abuse of older adults include physical abuse, sexual abuse, financial exploitation, neglect by others, mental abuse, abandonment, isolation, and self-neglect. Older adults who are being abused, as well as people who are worried […]

Jun 01

RFP for Older Adult Services with Springwell logo

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Federally Funded Grants for Older Adult Services

Springwell, an Area Agency on Aging, is currently seeking proposals for Older Americans Act funded programs, including legal assistance, outreach for older adults with the greatest social and economic need, including LGBTQIA+ older adults, learning and development to provide educational programs for the utilization of digital technology, evidence-based programs, access programs to address food insecurity, […]