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Grantee Profile: Count ME In

November 17, 2015 – JTGF News & Updates

Did you know that missing two school days per month over the course of a school year can have a significant impact on students’ ability to succeed in school? Even excused absences due to illness, bad weather or transportation challenges can make it tough for children to hit educational milestones, such as reading proficiently by the end of the third grade or graduating from high school. Research has also shown that the most vulnerable children…

Second Annual Maine Summit on Aging Takes an Intergenerational Approach

November 17, 2015 – JTGF News & Updates

This fall, more than 500 policymakers, researchers and other Mainers working to support older adults in the state gathered in Augusta for the second annual Maine Summit on Aging. Sara Gagné-Holmes, Senior Program Associate at the John T. Gorman Foundation, was one of those in attendance. “For me, the summit highlighted the untapped resources that Maine’s seniors represent, as well as the extraordinary efforts underway in Maine to create communities that enable everyone to age…