Supporting Healthy Aging through Parks and Recreation (On-Demand)

This on-demand presentation will cover information related to the Supporting Healthy Aging through Parks and Recreation grant opportunity. This session will help applicants further understand the application process including key dates, the review and award process, and expectations of those awarded. This session will also provide key resources for applicants to reference as they move forward with their application. 

Tiff Cunin (they/them)

Senior Program Manager, Health and Wellness Team

National Recreation and Park Association

Tiff Cunin (they/them) joined the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) in October 2020 as a Senior Program Manager on the Health and Wellness Team. Alongside their teammates, Tiff manages the healthy aging portfolio of work at NRPA. As a public health professional, they are passionate about innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to advancing population health. Tiff is committed to social justice and equitable health outcomes, and has dedicated their life to serving historically disenfranchised populations.  Tiff is also a PhD student at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (GW SMHS). Their research is focused on translating knowledge for the effective implementation of community-based public health programs that support healthy aging among transgender and gender non-binary older adults. Tiff is currently a member of a study team at GW SMHS where they are testing the effectiveness of an evidence-based program to support positive health outcomes and enhanced quality of life among caregivers for people with Alzheimer's and related dementias. Additionally, Tiff teaches in the Master of Public Health program at their alma mater, the GW Milken Institute School of Public Health. Tiff is an outdoor enthusiast who loves to backpack, surf, snowboard, hike, camp and more. Tiff has lived all over the world, but currently calls Silver Spring, MD home where they live with their partner and 2 cat children, Hobie and Sprinkles. Tiff also believes that life is far too short for formal headshots!

Colleen Pittard (she/her)

Partnership Manager

National Recreation and Park Association

Colleen Pittard (she/her) is a Partnership Manager on NRPA’s Heath and Wellness team. She has been working at NRPA for over 14 years  and most recently her work focuses on NRPA’s Healthy Aging in Parks portfolio. Colleen loves being outside enjoying time with friends and family. She is married with 2 sons and 2 fabulous dogs, Rebel and Maizie, who are both hound-mix rescues. 


Supporting Healthy Aging through Parks and Recreation
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