With Foundation support, a multidisciplinary partnership has made key recommendations for preventing elder abuse and improving victim services – and is already making progress.
—–John T. Gorman Foundation President Tony Cipollone and Chief Program Officer Nicole Witherbee attended today’s signing ceremony, as the Foundation has pledged its support of this important partnership. Below is the Governor’s Press Release.—- Joined by lawmakers, advocates for older Mainers, and other state government officials, Governor Janet Mills today signed an Executive Order establishing… Read more »
At the core of the John T. Gorman Foundation’s work with seniors is our conviction that older people in Maine should be able to remain safely in their communities as long as possible. One way to ensure this is to make the physical condition of those homes safer. Simple measures like installing grab bars in… Read more »
Many of us know that Maine’s population is getting older – fast. But how does this demographic shift affect the everyday lives of seniors around the state? Can they afford to stay in their homes? Who makes up their social safety net? Do they have enough income to live comfortably, or are they just barely… Read more »
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… Read more »