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The John A. Hartford Foundation Announces Hiring of George Suttles as Program Officer

George Suttles, MPA, MA, has joined The John A. Hartford Foundation as a new Program Officer, the Foundation announced today. Before joining the Foundation, he was a Senior Philanthropic Relationship Manager in the Philanthropic Solutions division of U.S. Trust, where he served as a relationship manager for private family foundations, charitable trusts, and nonprofit organizations. Prior to this role, he served as program manager at the Anthem Foundation and was formerly a program officer at the New York State Health Foundation.

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The JAHF Releases Statement on Ageism

In recognition of the World Health Organization’s call to “Take a Stand Against Ageism” to mark the October 1st International Day of Older Persons 2016, Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, president of The John A. Hartford Foundation and a researcher and authority on the care of older people, offers the following statement:

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Statement on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) from Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, President of The John A. Hartford Foundation

Elder mistreatment is a common and even deadly problem but it all too frequently goes undiagnosed and unreported. A n estimated one in ten older Americans suffer elder mistreatment, which we define as physical, psychological, or sexual abuse, neglect, financial exploitation, or abandonment —Terry Fulmer

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Philanthropist Amy Berman will Receive Honorary Degree, Deliver Commencement Address at Quinnipiac University

Amy Berman, RN, a Senior Program Officer at The John A. Hartford Foundation, a nurse, and a passionate champion for improving the care of older adults, received an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Quinnipiac University at the school’s Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 22. Ms. Berman also delivered a Commencement address to the undergraduate School of Nursing on the university’s Hamden, Connecticut campus. 

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