1999-2004

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.

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…

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…

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…

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 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…