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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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