The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative promotes funding opportunities to help communities kick-start Age- and Dementia Friendly activities, advance their work, or accomplish action items relative to issues like transportation. Continue reading
This September, the National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC) is demonstrating how senior centers are integral parts of aging well. Continue reading
The Municipal Advocate magazine, published and distributed by the Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA) to thousands of municipal and state officials across the Commonwealth, features the Age- and Dementia Friendly community movement in its latest edition. Continue reading
The Massachusetts Community Health and Healthy Aging Funds (the Funds) are committed to disrupting and removing barriers to health – structural and institutional racism, poverty, and deep power imbalances – through community-centered policy, systems, and environmental change approaches. Continue reading
The American Planning Association’s National Planning Awards honor planning efforts, initiatives, and individuals working to make communities of lasting value for all. Award recipients are celebrated annually at APA’s National Planning Conference during a special luncheon. This represents another opportunity for Age- and Dementia Friendly Community work to be recognized!
There is never a shortage of events and activities for promoting and supporting healthy aging in Massachusetts!
Here are a few opportunities across the state coming up in September: Continue reading
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