SECURING OUR FUTURE
Through the Centennial Fund, Sandy and Bob Matthews
Give Our Seniors The Gift of Dignity and Independence
r. Bob Matthews understands from personal
The Centennial Fund is the central campaign for
experience the profound impact that in-
ensuring the long-term security of Jewish Detroit.
home support can have on the lives of older adults.
Providing for the well-being of our vulnerable
His beloved mother Gloria led a productive and
members, including older adults, is a core priority.
independent life into her late nineties, with some
"Sandy and I are committed to enabling our seniors
assistance from a home healthcare agency. At the
to live with dignity and independence," he explains.
same time, he watched his first cousin struggle
"With housekeeping, personal care, shopping and
after moving to a nursing home. In 2001, confronted
other services, older adults can remain in the comfort
with the stark contrast in their experiences, Bob
of their own homes for as long as possible." Through
dedicated himself to enhancing the quality of life
the Centennial Fund, and the extraordinary passion
for Jewish seniors. Now, with his establishment of
and generosity of individuals like Sandy and Bob
the Matthews Family Foundation In-Home Support
Matthews, seniors in Jewish Detroit will continue to
Centennial Fund, he is continuing that mission
receive the care they need to lead joyful and
long into the future.
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OF METROPOLITAN DETROIT
November 7 • 2013