NEXTFIFTY INITIATIVE AWARD

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NextFifty Initiative has awarded the Paradise Theatre $25,000 to implement the Engage Seniors to Prevent Senior Isolation program. We were thrilled to work with Elsewhere, the Paonia Senior Center and North Fork Senior Connections that brought FREE weekly activities to our senior population.

Beginning in April 2020, seniors participated in weekly activities (classic movies, art classes, exercise/movement classes, and game days) that culminated with a healthy lunch at the Paonia Senior Center. Transportation was arranged through All Points Transit or North Fork Senior Connections.

To learn more about this foundation’s pioneering efforts in the 50+ sector, visit the NextFifty Initiative site.

NextFifty Initiative is a Colorado-based private foundation dedicated to funding mission-driven initiatives that improve the lives of the older adult population and their caregivers. We seek to fund game-changing efforts to improve and sustain quality of life for people in their second 50 years.

NextFifty Initiative educates about proven initiatives and advocates for transformational change. We consider ourselves an engine for innovation that transforms aging. Our work will impact life for generations to come.