Helping Seniors during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Plus Side of Nashville: FiftyForward Fresh / Meals on Wheels

Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law Hour on News Channel 5+

FiftyForward program helps retired men do bold things

In The News

Market rises to meet aging Boomers, Ledger, May 14, 2021

On the Circuit: FiftyForward Beep & Feast, nFocus, May 5, 2021

FIFTYFORWARD ROCKS!, TheNashvilleSocialReveal, May 2021

FiftyForward has big plans for May as it celebrates older Americans in Williamson, Davidson counties, WilliamsonHomepage, April 29, 2021

AgeWell Middle Tennessee and Fifty Forward to host online scam awareness seminar, WilliamsonHomepage, March 8, 2021

Williamson Herald: Martin Center members excited to be back together volunteering, WilliamsonHerald.com, March 1, 2021

Sinclair Cares: Reasons we need to find a way to connect with others, FOX17, September 25, 2020

Sinclair Cares: How to stay active while aging, KMEG14, September 16, 2020

Tennessee Voices, Episode 72: Sallie Hussey, executive director, FiftyForward, Tennessean, July 31, 2020

FiftyForward hosts Beep-and-Greets to lift spirits, Williamson Herald, July 23, 2020

Pandemic doesn’t stop Meals on Wheels program, News4, July 13, 2020

FiftyForward’s ‘Beep and Greet’ gives Middle Tenn. Seniors Reason to Smile, WKRN, June 2020

Seniors Jump Back into the Job Market Despite Risks, The Nashville Ledger, May 2020

Fifty Percent of LGBTQ Nashvillans Live in COVID-19 ‘Hotspot’, Out & About Nashville, May 2020

FiftyForward brings meals to seniors after centers closed for coronavirus, The Tennessean, March 2020

‘I totally broke down’: For Tennessee’s older residents, coronavirus increases isolation, vulnerabilities and fears, The Tennessean, March 2020

FiftyForward program helps retired men do bold things, WKRN, September 2019

Partners leading All of Us enrollment in communities: Groups use connections to build trust, The Nation’s Health, August 2019

Nashville songwriter feeds his soul and seniors through Meals on Wheels program, WKRN, August 2019

Crown Affair: Crown Jewels, FiftyForward’s Crown Affair honors exceptional leaders, Nfocus, June 2019

Cigna Foundation Supports Social Connectivity through $150,000 Grant to FiftyForward, MarketWatch, June 2019

Learn how to recognize, report and prevent elder abuse, Tennessean, June 2019

It’s time to reframe, destigmatize our approach to aging, Tennessean, June 2019

Scammers using DNA test kits to target senior citizens, WSMV News 4, May 2019

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FiftyForward Communications & Media Inquiries

Learn about and stay informed about the programs, services, activities, opportunities, successes and needs of FiftyForward through our publications, press releases and media clips.

For inquiries about FiftyForward communications, media inquiries about our programs, services or events, please contact:

Susan W. Sizemore, Communications Director

Advertise With Us

Forward Focus, the agency’s full-color quarterly periodical, is the premier publication serving the 50+ population in Davidson and Williamson counties.

We’ll help you target your advertising dollars to reach this audience!

FiftyForward publishes approximately 30,000 copies of Forward Focus which has an estimated readership of 216,000 across Metropolitan Nashville. Forward Focus is mailed to FiftyForward members, key donors and select community and business leaders. The remaining copies are distributed to all Davidson County public libraries, senior living communities,  and select area businesses including designated Kroger stores, Whole Foods, as well as several area hospitals and book stores.

We estimate a readership of 42,000 – 50,000 readers, bringing our total quarterly readership of Forward Focus to 150,000 or more!

We hope you will consider advertising in Forward Focus. While we welcome camera-ready ads, we can also assist you in designing the perfect ad to reach your targeted audience.

Please contact for further information and to reserve your spot in our publication:

Misa Acox
Editor, Forward Focus
FiftyForward Graphic Design and Publications Manager