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Archstone Foundation: Kicking Off California’s Master Plan for Aging

On Monday and Tuesday September 16th and 17th in Sacramento, Archstone Foundation and it’s funder partners – The SCAN Foundation and The Gary and Mary West Foundation – will begin the public work of supporting a state-wide process to develop a Master Plan for Aging in California.

The Gary and Mary West Foundation Celebrates First Anniversary of Civica Rx

September 6, 2019 Civica Rx is a pro-competitive, not-for-profit generic drug company founded in 2018 to address drug shortages by leading health systems and three philanthropic members committed to improving healthcare, including the Gary and Mary West Foundation, Arnold Ventures and the Peterson Center on Healthcare. Civica Rx will provide patients with greater access to… Read more »

San Diego Magazine: Are We Taking Care of Our Seniors?

As of 2015, San Diego County was home to about 375,000 seniors, defined as people 65 or older. By 2030—just 12 years away—that number will double to 724,000. Currently, less than four percent of charitable dollars go toward senior issues. “A tsunami is coming, and we are not prepared,” says Bob Kelly, president and CEO of San Diego Seniors Community Foundation, which he formed last year.