Nicaraguan Aging Advisory Council Adopts 2017 Agenda

In November 2016, the Nicaraguan Aging Advisory Council (NAAC) met and adopted its 2017 goals. Highlights include: increased attention to advocacy and public awareness of aging issues, increased intergenerational programming, expanded training opportunities (including...

Administrator Training Program Update

JFRF held administrator training programs in 2016 for professionals who oversee programs serving older adults in Nicaragua. Taking place in our National Training Center in Jinotepe, training subjects included financial and personnel management, fundraising tactics and...

OHSU’s 2017 Service Learning Trip is Underway!

Oregon Health & Science University is gearing up for it’s 6th service learning trip to Nicaragua. Set to travel in April 2017, the group of nursing students will work in various clinical sites, providing valuable medical attention, training and information...

Grandparents Focus Groups

Join us for a grandparent FOCUS GROUP. These free, one-time focus groups are for grandparents of all ages who have found themselves acting as primary caregiver for a grandchild or another child. This will be an open discussion about resources and support needed by...

Nominations are now OPEN for JFRF’s 2017 Ageless Award

Every year, the Jessie F. Richardson Foundation (JFRF) honors unique older adults who have made significant contributions to society with its Ageless Award™. Last year, we had the pleasure of honoring true pillars of their communities: Governor Barbara Roberts and...