Monthly Archives: January 2019

Age-Friendly Massachusetts Takes Exciting Step Forward with Action Plan Announcement

Calling it a representation and natural progression of work that started more than 10 years ago, Governor Charlie Baker endorsed a letter and action plan to keep the state on the forefront of the Age- and Dementia Friendly movement.

Age-Friendly Massachusetts launches into the action planning phase with a mission to “amplify, align, and coordinate local, regional, and statewide efforts to create a welcoming and livable Commonwealth as residents grow up and grow older together.” Continue reading

AARP Releases 2019 ‘Dangerous by Design’ Report

The 2019 Dangerous by Design report ranks states and metropolitan areas throughout the United States according to how dangerous the roadways are for pedestrians.

Published by Smart Growth America and the National Complete Streets Coalition, with support from AARP, the American Society of Landscape Architects and the consulting firm of Nelson\Nygaard, the report’s Pedestrian Danger Index measures how dangerous it is for people to walk based on the number of people struck and killed by drivers while walking. Continue reading