Proceedings of the 2007 California Fall Prevention Summit

Posted May 12, 2016 | Archived News | 2005-2009

Following the 2007 Fall Prevention Summit, the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence (FPCE) published the Proceedings of the 2007 California Fall Prevention Summit: Progress, Challenges & Next Steps - a complete findings report on the work of the Summit and next steps.To view the Summit Proceedings, click here.

Creating a California Blueprint for Fall Prevention: Proceedings of a Statewide Conference

Posted May 12, 2016 | Archived News | 1999-2004

In February 2003, the Foundation convened over 150 leaders in academic, legislative, community-based services, consumer advocates, aging network, housing, public health, public safety, and other leaders who worked for two days on a statewide blueprint on fall prevention.  The California Blueprint describes state-of-the-art approaches to reducing the risks of falls, and…

2003 Preconference White Paper - Preventing Falls in Older Californians: State of the Art

Posted May 12, 2016 | Archived News | 1999-2004

A background white paper for the February 5-6, 2003 statewide invitational conference.To view the 2003 Preconference White Paper, click here.

2016 Award for Excellence Application & Information

Posted April 15, 2016 | Award for Excellence & Innovation

To apply for the 2016 Award for Excellence, download the application, and the call for nominations.  The 2016 award submissions deadline is June 3, 2016. 

Aging, Agency and the Attribution of Responsibility: Shifting Public Discourse About Older Adults

Posted April 15, 2016 | Special Publications

This report analyzes and compares media and advocacy organizations’ narratives about aging and older adults. The goal of the report is to suggest communications strategies that advocates can use to push media discourse in more productive directions, and ultimately increase public support for the policies and programs necessary …

Expanding Our Vision

Posted November 2, 2015 | Biennial Reports

2014-2015 Biennial Report and Grants Insert

Archstone Foundation Announces Care Partners Sites to Advance Late-Life Depression Care

Posted October 12, 2015

The Board of Directors of Archstone Foundation approved seven grants, totaling $4,410,239 over four years to improve depression care for older adults in California.  The grants are part of Care Partners: Bridging Families, Clinics, and Communities to Advance Late-Life Depression Care, a multi-year initiative funded by the Archstone Foundation, designed…

Archstone Foundation Announces $1,522,973 in New Grants

Posted September 21, 2015 | Current News

The Board of Directors of the Archstone Foundation approved 10 grants, totaling $1,522,973, during the first quarter of fiscal year 2016.

Archstone Foundation Announces $3,038,859 in New Grants

Posted June 8, 2015 | Current News

The Archstone Foundation approved 18 grants, totaling $3,038,859, during the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2015.  

Gauging Aging: A Frameworks Strategic Report

Posted April 30, 2015 | Special Publications

Mapping the Gaps Between Expert and Public Understandings of Aging in America This report lays the groundwork for a larger effort to develop a new, evidence-based narrative around the process of aging in our country and the needs and contributions of older adults. By comparing experts' views to those of…

Archstone Foundation Announces $914,384 in New Grants

Posted March 17, 2015 | Current News

The Board of Directors of Archstone Foundation approved 14 grants, totaling $914,384, during the third quarter of fiscal year 2015. 

Health Policy Brief on Falls by Older Californians

Posted November 20, 2014 | Special Publications | Archived News | 2010-2015

Falls are the leading injury-related cause of death and of medical care use among Californians ages 65 and over.  This policy brief details the characteristics of older Californians who have repeated falls, their health care use, and the actions they can take to reduce the…

Archstone Foundation Announces Recipient of 2014 Award for Excellence

Posted November 17, 2014 | Archived News | 2010-2015

The Archstone Foundation announced the winner of the 2014 Award for Excellence in Program Innovation at the American Public Health Association(APHA) Annual Meeting.  This year's winner is the Mobile Medical Health Clinics program, developed by the University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA.  For more details on…

Aging Resources: Organizations

Posted July 28, 2014 | Aging & Funding Resources

These professional organizations are helpful resources for those seeking information on aging, and professional and workforce development.                                                                   …

Funding Resources: Grantmaking

Posted July 28, 2014 | Aging & Funding Resources

The organizations noted here provide resources for those who are seeking information on grantmaking and grant development opportunities.                                                                 …

Archstone Foundation Announces $4,647,056 in New Grants

Posted June 9, 2014 | Archived News | 2010-2015

Twenty-one grants, totaling $4,647,056, were approved in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2014.

Archstone Foundation Announces $2,077,390 in New Grants

Posted January 1, 2014 | Archived News | 2010-2015

Archstone Foundation approved 15 grants, totaling $2,077,390, during the second quarter of fiscal year 2014.

Looking Ahead

Posted December 2, 2013 | Biennial Reports

2012-2013 Biennial Report

Archstone Foundation Announces $2,018,534 in New Grants

Posted September 17, 2013 | Archived News | 2010-2015

The Board of Directors of the Archstone Foundation, committed to preparing society in meeting the needs of an aging population, approved 30 grants, totaling $2,018,534, during the first quarter of fiscal year 2014.Eleven of the 30 grants represent an ongoing investment in the Village Model, a consumer- and volunteer driven approach to…

Dr. Steven Pantilat Named Recipient of 2011 James Irvine Foundation's Leadership Award

Posted March 14, 2012 | Archived News | 2010-2015

Dr. Steven Pantilat, Director of the UCSF Palliative Care Program, was honored as one of the recipients of the 2011 James Irvine Foundation's Leadership Award.  To view a video clip of Dr. Pantilat, please click here.

25 Years of Caring

Posted December 1, 2011 | Biennial Reports

2010-2011 Biennial Report

Archstone Foundation Awards $1,293,709 in Grants

Posted June 15, 2011 | Archived News | 2010-2015

Long Beach, CA, June 15, 2011 – The Board of Directors of the Archstone Foundation, a grantmaking foundation committed to preparing society for the growing needs of an aging population, announced the approval of fourteen grants, totaling $1,293,709. Grants were approved during the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011. The fourteen grants represent the…

The Village Movement: A Model for Building Supportive Communities for Older Adults

Posted May 5, 2011 | Archived News | 2010-2015

Archstone Foundation and The SCAN Foundation co-sponsored a special half-day program during the 2011 Joint Meeting of the ASA and NCOA. The special session, The Village Movement: A Model for Building Supportive Communities for Older Adults, was held on April 26, 2011 in San Francisco with 110 in attendance. Attendees from across the…

Archstone Foundation Awards $1,840,000 in Grants

Posted February 8, 2011 | Archived News | 2010-2015

Long Beach, CA, February 8, 2011 – The Board of Directors of the Archstone Foundation, a grantmaking foundation committed to preparing society for the growing needs of an aging population, announced the approval of eight grants, totaling $1,840,000. Grants were approved during the second quarter of fiscal year 2011.  The following grants…

Elder Abuse and Neglect Initiative: Defining the Future, a 5 Year Report

Posted February 1, 2011 | Special Publications

Elder abuse is a crime without boundaries, crossing all racial, social, class, gender, and geographic lines.  To address this growing problem, the Foundation made a strategic commitment to the Elder Abuse and Neglect Initiative in 2005.  Since that time, the Foundation has invested over $10 million in more…

2010 Award for Excellence in Program Innovation

Posted November 11, 2010 | Archived News | 2010-2015

This award was created in conjunction with the Gerontological Health Section of the American Public Health Association, and was established to recognize the best practice models in Gerontology and Geriatrics.Learn more about the winner, the honorable mention and their programs. 

Archstone Foundation Awards $1,978,925 in Grants

Posted October 8, 2010 | Archived News | 2010-2015

The Board of Directors of the Archstone Foundation, a grantmaking foundation committed to preparing society for the growing needs of an aging population, announced the approval of sixteen grants, totaling $1,978,925. Grants were approved during the first quarter of fiscal year 2011. Eleven of the sixteen grants awarded are a part…

Archstone Foundation Awards $1,040,810 in Grants

Posted June 22, 2010 | Archived News | 2010-2015

The Board of Directors of the Archstone Foundation, a grantmaking foundation committed to preparing society for the growing needs of an aging population, announced the approval of fourteen grants, totaling $1,040,810. Grants were approved during the Board’s quarterly meeting in June.    Twelve of the fourteen awarded grants…

Touching Lives

Posted December 1, 2009 | Biennial Reports

2008-2009 Biennial Report

2009 Award for Excellence in Program Innovation

Posted November 12, 2009 | Archived News | 2005-2009

This award was created in conjunction with the Gerontological Health Section of the American Public Health Association, and was established to recognize the best practice models in Gerontology and Geriatrics.  Emphasis is given to innovative programs that have effectively linked academic theory with applied practice in the field of…

Archstone Foundation Awards $470,000 in Grants

Posted October 29, 2009 | Archived News | 2005-2009

The Board of Directors of the Archstone Foundation, a grantmaking foundation committed to preparing society for the growing needs of an aging population, announced the approval of six grants, totaling $470,000. Grants were approved during the Board’s quarterly meeting in September.    The following grants were awarded:  …

Improving the Quality of Spiritual Care as a Dimension of Palliative Care: The Report of the Consensus Conference

Posted October 1, 2009 | Special Publications

This article provides new guidelines on incorporating spirituality in end-of-life care. Published in the Journal of Palliative Medicine, the article represents the final consensus report of a summit sponsored by the Archstone Foundation.

Advancing the Field - Elder Abuse & Neglect Initiative: Phase I

Posted October 3, 2008 | Special Publications

Elder abuse is a crime without boundaries, crossing all racial, social, class, gender, and geographic lines.  To address this growing problem, the Foundation made a strategic commitment to the Elder Abuse and Neglect Initiative.  This report describes the Foundation’s Elder Abuse and Neglect Initiative…

Archstone Foundation Awards $487,598 to Support End-of-Life Initiative

Posted October 3, 2008 | Archived News | 2005-2009

The Board of Directors of the Archstone Foundation, a private foundation whose mission is to prepare for an aging society, awarded $487,598 to the City of Hope to support a National Summit to improve the quality of spiritual care at the end of life. The grant was approved during the Board…

Archstone Foundation Awards $612,577 in Grants

Posted October 3, 2008 | Archived News | 2005-2009

The Board of Directors of the Archstone Foundation, a grantmaking foundation committed to preparing society for the growing needs of an aging population, announced the approval of five grants, totaling $612,577. Grants were approved during the Board’s quarterly meeting in September.    The following grants were awarded:  …

Archstone Foundation 20th Anniversary Report

Posted July 1, 2008 | Special Publications

A retrospective of Archstone Foundation's first two decades of operations and grantmaking.

Retooling for an Aging America: Building the Health Care Workforce

Posted May 19, 2008

In 2007, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) charged the ad hoc Committee on the Future Health Care Workforce for Older Americans to determine the health care needs of Americans over 65 years of age and to assess those needs through an analysis of the forces that shape the health care workforce.   …

Archstone Foundation Awards Phase II of the Elder Abuse and Neglect Initiative

Posted December 12, 2007 | Archived News | 2005-2009

The Board of Directors of the Archstone Foundation announced the approval of 18 grants under Phase II of the Elder Abuse and Neglect Initiative, totaling $4,007,565 over three years. Grants were approved during the Board's quarterly meetings in September and December 2007.   “Elder abuse is a crime without boundaries, crossing…

Facing the Needs of an Aging Population

Posted December 3, 2007 | Biennial Reports

2006-2007 Biennial Report

Archstone Foundation Awards $400,000 in Grants for Fall Prevention Initiative

Posted October 11, 2007 | Archived News | 2005-2009

The Board of Directors of the Archstone Foundation, a grantmaking foundation committed to preparing society for the growing needs of an aging population, announced the approval of 14 grants under the Fall Prevention Initiative. Thirteen grants are included in Phase Two of the California Senior Fall Prevention Projects, totaling $400,000. Grants were…

Archstone Foundation Awards $1,269,061 in Grants

Posted June 6, 2007 | Archived News | 2005-2009

The Board of Directors of the Archstone Foundation, a grantmaking foundation committed to preparing society for the growing needs of an aging population, announced the approval of nine grants, totaling $1,269,061, at their June meeting. Six of the nine grants were funded as part of the Foundation’s End-of-Life Initiative…

Archstone Foundation Awards $767,037 in Grants

Posted January 9, 2007 | Archived News | 2005-2009

The Board of Directors of the Archstone Foundation, a grantmaking foundation committed to preparing society for the growing needs of an aging population, announced the approval of four grants, totaling $767,037. Grants were approved during the Board’s quarterly meeting in December.      "The Foundation continues to focus…

Archstone Foundation Awards $1,289,466 in Grants

Posted October 4, 2006 | Archived News | 2005-2009

The Board of Directors of the Archstone Foundation, a grantmaking foundation committed to preparing society for the growing needs of an aging population, announced the approval of seven grants, totaling $1,289,466, at their September meeting. Four of the seven grants were funded as part of the End-of-Life Initiative, totaling $1,179,466.   At…

Grants Awarded to California Senior Fall Prevention Projects

Posted April 28, 2006 | Archived News | 2005-2009

The Board of Directors of the Archstone Foundation, a grantmaking foundation committed to preparing society for the growing needs of an aging population, announced the approval of 11 grants under the California Senior Fall Prevention Projects, totaling $364,822 over eighteen months. Grants were approved during the Board's quarterly meeting in March. …

Archstone Foundation Launches Elder Abuse and Neglect Initiative

Posted December 13, 2005 | Archived News | 2005-2009

The Board of Directors of Archstone Foundation, a grantmaking foundation committed to preparing society for the growing needs of an aging population, announced the approval of 19 grants under Phase I of the Elder Abuse and Neglect Initiative, totaling $3,665,496 over two years. Grants were approved during the Board's quarterly meeting…

Archstone Foundation Awards $362,007 in Responsive Grants

Posted December 13, 2005 | Archived News | 2005-2009

The Board of Directors of the Archstone Foundation, a grantmaking foundation committed to preparing society for the growing needs of an aging population, announced the approval of six grants, totaling $362,007, under its responsive grantmaking program. Grants were approved during the Board's quarterly meeting in December.   "California has the…

Learning from the Past, Shaping the Future

Posted December 1, 2005 | Biennial Reports

2004-2005 Biennial Report

Archstone Foundation Helps to Establish Falls Free Coalition

Posted March 31, 2005 | Archived News | 2005-2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Top health and safety organizations including The National Council on Aging (NCOA), the Home Safety Council (HSC), the National Safety Council (NSC) and Archstone Foundation announced today the formation of the Falls Free Coalition to address the growing problem of falls and fall-related injuries among older…

2004 Archstone Foundation Award for Excellence in Program Innovation

Posted November 1, 2004 | Archived News | 1999-2004

Winner and Honorable MentionsThis year we are pleased to announce the winners as follows:Winner of the top honor:Independent Transportation Network - Dignified Transportation for Seniors Westbrook, MaineHonorable Mentions include:Making the Link - Connecting Caregivers with Services through Physicians National Association of Area Agencies on Aging…

Fall Prevention Strategies Presented at ASA/NCOA Annual Meeting

Posted April 19, 2004 | Archived News | 1999-2004

Archstone Foundation presented a one-day special program "Fall Prevention: A National, State, and Local Perspective" at the Annual Meeting of the American Society on Aging (ASA) and National Council on the Aging (NCOA) Thursday, April 15, 2004. Click below to view the resources from the presentation.Environmental Modifications, Health Promotion and Consumer…

Archstone Foundation Awards $534,222 in Grants

Posted December 15, 2003 | Archived News | 1999-2004

Archstone Foundation, a grantmaking foundation committed to preparing society for the growing needs of an aging population, announced the approval of eleven grants, totaling $534,222.  Grants were approved during the Board's quarterly meeting in December.   "California has the largest older adult population in the United States, with over 3.5…

Staying Focused

Posted December 1, 2003 | Biennial Reports

2002-2003 Biennial Report

Innovations in Senior Services - Highlights from 1998 to 2002

Posted November 7, 2003 | Archived News | 1999-2004

The Gerontological Health Section (GHS) of the American Public Health Association (APHA) and the Archstone Foundation are pleased to join together to recognize innovative programs for older adults. As the population ages, public health programs targeted at older adults gain increased significance. The Award for Excellence in Program Innovation celebrates…

Archstone Foundation Awards $460,817 in Grants

Posted September 22, 2003 | Archived News | 1999-2004

Archstone Foundation, a grantmaking foundation committed to preparing society for the growing needs of an aging population, announced the approval of nine grants, totaling $460,817. Grants were approved during the Board's quarterly meeting in September.   "California has the largest older adult population in the United States, with over 3.5 million…

Innovations in Senior Services: Highlights and Lessons Learned: A Five Year Review 1998-2002

Posted June 30, 2003 | Special Publications

The Gerontological Health Section (GHS) of the American Public Health Association (APHA) and the Archstone Foundation joined together to recognize innovative programs for older adults.  As the population ages, public health programs targeted at older adults gain increased significance.  The Award for Excellence in Program Innovation celebrates the…

Archstone Foundation Awards $523,104 in Grants

Posted June 26, 2003 | Archived News | 1999-2004

Archstone Foundation, a grantmaking foundation committed to preparing society for the growing needs of an aging population, announced the approval of ten grants, totaling $523,104. Grants were approved during the Board's quarterly meeting in June.   "California has the largest older adult population in the United States, with over 3.5 million…

Nation's First Elder Abuse Forensic Center Opens

Posted May 12, 2003 | Archived News | 1999-2004

Each year, approximately 2 million American seniors are abused, neglected, or exploited. In Orange County, Adult Protective Services receives 500 reports of abuse each month and experts estimate that every report of abuse, five go unreported, indicating that each year more than 30,000 of our County's most vulnerable adults endure the trauma…

2002 Award for Excellence in Program Innovation

Posted November 1, 2002 | Archived News | 1999-2004

The Archstone Foundation Award for Excellence in Program Innovation was created in conjunction with the Gerontological Health Section of the American Public Health Association, and was established to recognize the best practice models in Gerontology and Geriatrics. Emphasis is given to those innovative programs that have effectively linked academic theory…

Archstone Foundation Supports First Annual Conference on Elder Abuse

Posted April 1, 2002 | Archived News | 1999-2004

Date: April 01, 2002 E-mail: archstone@archstone.org Phone: (562) 590-86551st Annual Conference on Elder Abuse: The Role of the Healthcare Professional will be held April 5-6, 2002 at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Tennis Club. For the first time, leaders, innovators, and those fighting in the trenches of the…

Adult Day Services of Orange County Featured in PBS Series

Posted January 1, 2002 | Archived News | 1999-2004

Adult Day Services of Orange County will be featured in the fifth segment of the nationally televised PBS series, The Secret Life of The Brain.This PBS special is a five part series, which began, January 22, 2002, and features Adult Day Services of Orange County in Episode 5. Adult Day Services…

Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Posted December 3, 2001 | Biennial Reports

2001 Annual Report

Archstone Foundation Awards Over $700,000 in Grants

Posted October 11, 2001 | Archived News | 1999-2004

Archstone Foundation, a grantmaking foundation committed to preparing society for the growing needs of an aging population, announced today the approval of eight grants, totaling more than $700,000. Each grant, to be given to aging-related non-profit organizations, was approved during the board's quarterly meeting in September. "By 2040, there will…

Service Directory Now Available to California Seniors and Disabled

Posted July 10, 2001 | Archived News | 1999-2004

The California Association of Adult Day Services (CAADS), a nonprofit organization that advocates for the growth and development of adult day services in California and nationally, just published the first-ever directory containing a comprehensive listing of licensed adult day services and programs in California. In addition, an abbreviated version of…

2001 Award for Excellence in Program Innovation

Posted June 5, 2001 | Archived News | 1999-2004

The Archstone Foundation Award for Excellence in Program Innovation was created in conjunction with the Gerontological Health Section of the American Public Health Association, and was established to recognize the best practice models in Gerontology and Geriatrics. Emphasis is given to those innovative programs that have effectively linked academic theory…

National Council on Aging Launches Benefits CheckUp

Posted June 4, 2001 | Archived News | 1999-2004

The National Council on Aging has created www.benefitscheckup.org, which will launch on Tuesday, June 5, 2001. This site was created to help older adults identify programs that may improve their quality of life. It is a free, easy to use service that will help you identify countless federal and state…

The Korean Health, Information, & Research (KHEIR) Center Opens

Posted April 12, 2001 | Archived News | 1999-2004

On Friday, April 20th, the Korean Health, Education, Information and Research (KHEIR) Center will proudly debut its brand-new Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) Center. This jovial grand opening event will be held at the Center, located on 3030 W. 8th Street (@ Vermont) in Los Angeles, from 11:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.…

2000 Annual Report

Posted December 1, 2000 | Biennial Reports

2000 Award for Excellence in Program Innovation

Posted October 1, 2000 | Archived News | 1999-2004

The Archstone Foundation Award for Excellence in Program Innovation was created in conjunction with the Gerontological Health Section of the American Public Health Association, and was established to recognize the best practice models in Gerontology and Geriatrics. Emphasis is given to those innovative programs that have effectively linked academic theory…

Archstone Foundation Gift Makes Senior University at CSULB Possible

Posted June 5, 2000 | Archived News | 1999-2004

"Archstone is a great foundation that for years has invested its money in the health of men and women and in recent years has focused on the health of the aging," said California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) President Robert C. Maxson. "With this gift the Archstone Foundation has demonstrated…

American Society on Aging Launches MindAlert

Posted April 1, 2000 | Archived News | 1999-2004

The American Society on Aging (ASA) announced today plans to create a new resource on aging and mental fitness. MindAlert, funded by a $100,000 two-year grant from the Archstone Foundation, will disseminate information on current research and innovative programs that help older adults maintain and improve their cognitive and mental function…

Archstone Foundation Funds Vulnerable Adult Specialist Team

Posted November 1, 1999 | Archived News | 1999-2004

The Vulnerable Adult Specialist Team (VAST) is a multidisciplinary medical team designed to assist in cases of elder and dependent adult abuse. In working with Adult Protective Services (APS), law enforcement, the district attorney, the public guardian and other social service agencies serving abused elder and dependent adults. Team goals…