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Spread the Word!
Let your program participants know about a new online workshop for Massachusetts residents living with a chronic health condition. This FREE program is offered by the Healthy Living Center of Excellence, Executive Office of Elder Affairs, Dept. of Public Health and the National Council on Aging.

For more information, click here.

  
   
May 2014
Welcome our New Executive Director  
Nora Moreno Cargie 
Today, the foundation announced a new executive director, Nora Moreno Cargie. Nora will also serve a dual role as vice president of corporate citizenship for Tufts Health Plan.

 

Nora's career is rich in convening and leading collaborations among diverse stakeholders, with extensive experience in public policy, community advocacy, community relations and philanthropy. She most recently served as the director of global corporate citizenship for The Boeing Company, where she led corporate citizenship efforts at Boeing's Chicago office using philanthropy, volunteerism and other strategies to address community issues and concerns.

 

Nora will be leveraging this experience in Tufts Health Plan's corporate citizenship efforts and linking them to the foundation's work. As executive director of the foundation, Nora will lead all activities to further the foundation's goal of advancing healthy aging in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. She will report to Jim Roosevelt who remains in his role as president of the foundation. Read the full press release here.

Free Marketing Workshop
Want to expand your marketing reach and get your message out to the right audience? If so, sign up now for the foundation's second workshop in our new capacity-building speaker series.  

 

And, come early! We're devoting the first hour as an opportunity to meet our new executive director, Nora Moreno Cargie. 

 

Susan Musinsky
The workshop will be led by Susan Musinsky, director of Root Cause's Social Innovation Forum. Susan will be joined by Brianne Miers, senior manager, marketing and communications for Root Cause, and Ray Santos, community relations director for Ethos, as well as Stacey Mann, the foundation's communications officer.

 

Through presentations and roundtable discussions, you'll learn topics including:

  • Laying the foundation: messaging and planning
  • Telling your story: media and social media
  • Communicating your brand: events and materials
  • Professionalizing your image on a shoestring  
Tuesday, June 10 

8 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

Tufts Health Plan, 705 Mt. Auburn Street in Watertown

 

Space is limited. Click here to RSVP by June 3.

  

Please note there is free visitor parking at Tufts Health Plan.

Join the Healthy Aging Collaborative Online
If you haven't already done so, we encourage you to visit the Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative website, create an account, and start connecting with other healthy aging professionals across the state.

 

Our goal with this website is to build a supportive online community of healthy aging professionals. Here are some highlights of what you can do online: 

Don't wait. Join now!

Training the Next Generation of Philanthropists
Future Philanthropists on site visit day

The foundation recently completed the third year of our Future Philanthropists Initiative, a program designed to engage and empower youth to work collectively to serve older adults through philanthropy.

  

As part of the program, the students are tasked with undertaking a full grant process, including proposal reviews and site visits, and were allotted $20,000 from the foundation to award as grants to organizations focused on improving the lives of older adults.

 

This year, the students selected four Boston-based organizations to receive funding: The LGBT Aging Project, FriendshipWorks, Whittier Street Health Center and HearthLearn more in our press release.

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