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NGNA at NICHE 2014



NGNA was well represented at the 2014 Annual NICHE Conference in San Diego, CA April 6-8, 2013. President Mary Rita Hurley, Vice President Joanne Aldermann, Director-at-Larger Linda Hassler and member Jeanne St. Pierre were in attendance for the three day conference. The main goal of the NICHE Conference is to focus on improving the quality care of older adults, which is comparable to NGNA's Purpose. The information received by the previously mentioned attendees will be passed down throughout NGNA.
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Hillman Foundation Launches New Innovations in Care Program

RFP is released for multi-million dollar initiative supporting transformative, nursing-driven models of care.

The Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation has launched the Hillman Innovations in Care Program, which will provide over $3 million in funding over the next five years to nursingAdriven models of care that target vulnerable populations. The foundation has released a Request for Proposal that can be downloaded from the foundation website.
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Hartford 2014 Geriatric Nursing Research Scholars Program

Now Accepting Applications!

2014 GERIATRIC NURSING RESEARCH SCHOLARS PROGRAM
July 28 - August 1, 2014
Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at the New York University College of Nursing

Are you a researcher working in a hospital or in academia? Join the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing for a week-long, intensive summer seminar. Gain invaluable mentoring experience with nationally recognized gerontologic nursing researchers.

For an application & further information, visit: http://hartfordign.org/research/summer_scholars or call us at (212) 992-9416 or via e-mail at hartford.ign@nyu.edu
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NW NGNA Welcomes NGNA President at March Educational Program

You are Invited to the NGNA Northwest Chapter March Educational Program:
Technological Advances of Aging in Place & Welcome President of NGNA Mary Rita Hurley!

Thursday, March 20th
6 pm – 8 pm
Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community
1301 N Highlands Pkwy, Tacoma, WA 98406

Speakers: Tours of Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community and Mary Rita Hurley, RN, MPA
Cost: Free!
Light dinner and certificates of attendance provided

Please RSVP by Monday, March 10th so we have a close count for our hosts at: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/hilderme/227460

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The Retirement Research Foundation Accepting Applications for Projects in Aging

The Retirement Research Foundation (RRF) is currently accepting grant requests for its application deadline on May 1, 2014.

RRF is devoted to improving quality of life for older Americans. Through its responsive grants program RRF supports:
  • direct service;
  • advocacy;
  • education and training programs for professionals working with elders; and
  • research to seek causes and solutions to significant problems of older adults.
Proposals for projects that have a local focus are considered from organizations based in seven states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Wisconsin, or Florida.

Advocacy, training, and research projects of national relevance are considered from organizations located anywhere in the U.S.

The Retirement Research Foundation is based in Chicago and is one of the nation’s first private foundations devoted exclusively to aging and retirement issues. Throughout its history, RRF has awarded more than $200 million for innovative projects that benefit older Americans.

To learn more, please visit our website http://www.rrf.org or email info@rrf.org.